Peter Yapp

Partner, London

Peter started his career in investigation and has been a leader in the field of computer forensics for nearly three decades. He was a deputy director at the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre and specialises in providing pre and post cyber security incident advice to a broad range of individuals, companies, company boards and operators of essential services. He has particular experience in responding to incidents, supply chain cyber security risk, cyber risk assessments and overseeing ethical hacking and penetration testing.

Peter is a highly accomplished speaker who regularly presents at conferences around the world on the threats and vulnerabilities associated with cyber security and the benefits of getting your house in order before a breach. Peter is a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP).

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Content by Peter


Staying Safe Online

We all know privacy settings on online platforms are important – but are you confident yours protect you?

2 July 2020

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The Big Interview with Peter Yapp in Computer Business Review

Cybersecurity protection is still something lacking in most companies until something goes wrong. In an interview with Computer Busines...

30 June 2020

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The 30-year-old Computer Misuse Act is not fit for purpose

Today is The Computer Misuse Act’s 30th birthday – and, as Peter Yapp explains in Computers and Law magazine, it’s looking dated. Click...

29 June 2020

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Why you are only as strong as your weakest cyber link

In his latest piece for the Society for Computers and Law, Schillings partner Peter Yapp, outlines why your company’s cyber security su...

12 June 2020

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Privacy and video: are you revealing too much?

Bookcases, photographs and certificates – what not to have in your Zoom backdrop. As homeworking continues for many of us, a timely rem...

12 May 2020

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You’ll hand email scammers your money, and smile

Costing businesses and individuals more and more each year, "Business Email Compromise" has become the scourge of boardrooms around the...

29 April 2020

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Smart Speakers are too smart to be used for conference calls

Do you – like at least 1 in 5 households in the UK – have a Smart Speaker in your home? Whilst you might be tempted to replace the offi...

20 April 2020

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Staying Cyber-Safe While Working From Home

Schillings Cyber Partner, Peter Yapp, explains how to digitally protect yourself and your business while staying safe from COVID-19.

6 April 2020

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