Fylde coast man to break ground for data security firm in region

Xcina, the London based information security and assurance company, has made its first senior hire in the North of England, with Lytham St Annes based Kevin Porter being appointed as business development director.

Thursday, 28th September 2017, 5:54 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th October 2017, 3:24 pm
Kevin Porter

As part of the London stock exchange listed, digital resilience firm, Shearwater Group, Xcina helps companies protect their critical information assets by preparing them for the increasing legislative and regulatory demands on how data is held and processed and the on-going monitoring, analysis, detection and response to cyber threats.

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Kevin has a wealth of applied IT, cyber and artificial intelligence experience, within large enterprises having spent a significant part of his career working for the British Army, BAE Systems and Airbus.

He said: “This is a tremendous opportunity for me to lead the growth of a dynamic and innovative company that already has excellent working relationships with UK Government influencers.

"Being part of the Shearwater Group enables Xcina to leverage the collective expertise across the wider group and I’m pleased to be establishing its presence in the North West.”