Our Practitioners

Derek Panton

Cyber Security Strategist

Derek is a Senior Cyber security strategist with a track record of delivering advanced cyber security technologies and solutions across diverse industry sectors.

Previous lead roles with Accenture, PWC, CA, IBM, Unilever, GSK, Reckitt Benckiser, Astra Zeneca; leading the development of innovative security strategies to improve operational effectiveness, maximize investments for Fortune 100 companies as well as having worked on national healthcare projects. He worked on the rationalization strategy for Vodafone customer Cloud and business hosting solutions, PWC’s Identity and Access Management employee and client engagement platform, UK NHS Spine which joins together over 23,000 healthcare IT systems in 20,500 organisations.

Experienced in taking organisations through digital transformations whilst accelerating the delivery of programs to improve their security posture and customer advocacy. A well-balanced mix of technical and consulting skills with experience in client and non-client-facing roles.

  • Security Strategy and Architecture Models
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Infrastructure & Cloud security
  • Governance of Risk and Compliance
  • Security Engineering
  • Training & Development
  • Finance
  • FMCG
  • Banking
  • Transport
  • Telecoms
  • Pharmaceuticals
Skills & Certifications
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • Togaf Certified
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional
  • AWS Certified Security – Specialty
  • Certified SAP Solution Architect

Articles by Derek Panton

Some feedback from our clients.

People are at the centre of product security. Our approach means we work directly with the people making decisions, building and infuencing product development.

We love to work with these teams and we love to hear from them as to how they've found working with us. Here are some examples of the feedback we get from teams across our clients' organisations.


I like how you tied back Security to the four metrics metrics in Accelerate as well as SRE principles, that was very clear. I was actually already planning to recommend you to some people in my network :)

SRE Energy Sector
Engineering Foundations Course

[Practioner] clearly has a wealth of expertise in application security, and uses this very effectively to provide a highly informative course that includes insights and recommendations specific to our business domain. I am confident that other business domains would be equally served due to [Practitioner]'s range of experience.

Engineering Medical Equipment & Devices Sector
Decision Makers Foundations Course

The hands on sessions of seeing an issue and then fixing it in the code really brought it to life. Letting us do the fixing rather than watching keeps you involved, I thought the site was excellent

Engineering Retail Sector
Secure Coding Workshop

[Practitioner]'s knowledge and experience is exceptional. I really liked the Case Studies. I could always use more.

IT Management Medical Equipment & Devices Sector
Decision-Makers Foundations Course

Good to refresh and increase knowledge, labs were enjoyable and illustrated the points well.

Engineering Energy Sector
Secure Coding Workshop

[Practioner] was engaging, knowledgable and great to listen to and work with

Engineering Retail Sector
Engineering Foundations Course

Great news, the amazing [Practitioner] from Secure Delivery has agreed to deliver security training again this year!

Tech Leadership Energy Sector
Engineering Foundations Course

Security is part of delivery

and we'll help make it happen

If you'd like to find out more about securing and raising the quality of your digital product delivery to stand out from the competition then get in touch with us. We'd love to have a chat about our proven approach and see how we can best help your organisation succeed.