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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What’s up with WhatsApp?

Happy Data Privacy Day. To celebrate, Peter Yapp explains what’s really happening with WhatsApp and how this could impact you. He also...

28 January 2021

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Inside the fight to rid the world of abusive stalkerware

The use of stalkerware has increased by 83% during the pandemic. Now industry and law enforcement are working together to take on the a...

29 October 2020

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Combating 'CEO' Fraud Scams

Don’t let fraudsters get a foothold in your system. In the latest volume of The Levick E-book series on cybersecurity and privacy, Pet...

28 October 2020

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A cyber-attack is coming our way – take these steps now to protect your business

In the latest cybersecurity post for Computers and Law, Peter Yapp suggests some practical steps that law firms should implement as cyb...

5 October 2020

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What does the future hold for cybersecurity?

In the latest edition of Digitalisation World, Peter Yapp gives his views on the future of cybersecurity, why it’s a collective respons...

29 September 2020

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Cyber is a business risk like any other

Cyber security; business risk or “an IT problem”? In his latest column for Computers and Law, Peter Yapp explains why cyber security ri...

19 August 2020

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Building a Stronger Security Infrastructure

As organisations collect more consumer data during COVID-19, how can they protect it? Peter Yapp gives his insights to Information Secu...

7 August 2020

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Cyber security: Proactivity versus reactivity

Worried about the rise in cyber crime? Peter Yapp explains to Counter Terror Business Magazine how to “expect the unexpected” and get p...

3 August 2020

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