Bharat Thakrar

Bharat has over 18 years’ experience in the cybersecurity industry and he was the cybersecurity lead and Head of Cyber Resilience at BT. He now works as a CISO/BISO and board-level advisor. He specialises in cyber risk, incidence response, threat intelligence, IAM, zero trust and engaging CXO’s on cyber scenario planning. Bharat is a regular conference chair/keynote speaker, visiting lecturer on BSc/MSc courses and was consultant and advisor on the UK Cyber Security Council (UKCSC) Formation Programme. Bharat has an MBA from Imperial College and is CISSP certified.

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The Next 12 Months of Cybersecurity
It is predicted the end of 2023 will showcase a total cost of cyber attacks on the global economy topping $10.5 trillion. With this amount expected to end the year on such an extremely staggering note, it is safe to assume that 2024 will be a year when cybersecurity will become a strategic priority on...
The Rise of Generative AI on Enterprise Security 
Generative AI has had a huge presence over what we deemed possible with artificial intelligence. Its mainstream adoption is no doubt shocking to those who don’t work in the tech sector, and it both impresses us – and makes us scared for the future. In the realm of cybersecurity and enterprise security, it may have...
Three Ways Cybercriminals Could Use AI to Harm Your Organization
Blog By: THREATLOCKER Introduction The introduction of Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools has elevated the way individuals streamline their day-to-day tasks. AI has proven to be a groundbreaking development in human efficiency and the way people create, structure, and build upon their lives in and out of work. To put how big of a phenomenon this is into perspective, TIME reported how ChatGPT had already gained 100 million active users in just two months, which is astronomical when compared to the two...