Who is Simon Heron?
Simon is an Internet Security Analyst for Redscan Ltd, a unified threat management company. He has more than 19 years experience in the IT industry, including eight years experience in internet security. During this time he has developed and designed technologies including firewalls, anti-virus, LANs and WANs.
Simon has an MSc (attained with Distinction) in Microprocessor Technology and Applications, and a BSc (Hons) in Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding and is a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional).
Simon began his career as a digital hardware and software engineer, developing pioneering speech recognition technology before moving on to work for the British Antarctic Survey (B.A.S.) as science project leader. While at the B.A.S. he spent two Antarctic winters at the research station Halley in the Antarctic, developing and enhancing graphical technologies in the harshest of conditions.