March 2nd, 2021. Washington, DC. Access Partnership, the leading global public policy firm for the tech sector, today announced that it has appointed Stephen Thompson as Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity. In this advisory role, Thompson will support client service for the world’s most innovative brands in the cybersecurity landscape.
Stephen has over two decades of experience as an information security expert. Driving innovative enterprise-strategies resulting in strategic development and invigoration of security practices and technology. Currently, Stephen is the CTO for Monkton, a market leader in secure compliant mobile solutions. Additionally, Stephen serves as a Technology Advisor for Dcode42, a technology accelerator that helps emerging tech companies and government get to market quickly. Stephen is a proven leader in data security, government agency security architecture, and computer forensics investigation. Earlier, Stephen supported the Australian Defence Force and worked closely with the ”5 eye” intelligence agencies to deliver capability and mission outcomes.
Michael Clauser, Head of Data Policy and Trust at Access Partnership commented, “Stephen’s experience in both private sector and government in international security is truly important to our clients in ever-challenging cyber landscape. Stephen coming on board will make a significant contribution to our practice.”
Stephen Thomson said, “I am pleased to be supporting Access Partnership’s clients, advising them on cybersecurity issues such as security vulnerabilities, threat intelligence and responses. This in turn will help them with competitive advantage and navigate any barriers to market they may be facing.”
About Access Partnership
Access Partnership is the world’s leading public policy firm ensuring market access for technology. We monitor and analyse global trends for the risks and opportunities they create for technology businesses and identify strategies to mitigate those risks and drive the opportunities to our clients’ advantage. Our team uniquely mixes policy and technical expertise to optimise outcomes for companies operating at the intersection of technology, data and connectivity.