Lieutenant Colonel (Ret'd) Oz Alashe MBE

Associate Fellow; CEO and Founder at CybSafe


Oz Alashe MBE is CEO and Founder at CybSafe, an innovative British cyber security and data analytics company based at the prestigious tech Level 39 community in London.

A former UK Special Forces Lieutenant Colonel, Oz focuses on making society more secure by helping organisations effectively address the human aspect of cyber security. He and his team have developed a software platform that leverages AI, data science, psychology and behavioural science to measure and improve cyber security awareness, behaviour and culture within organisations.

He has extensive experience and understanding in the areas of intelligence insight, complex human networks and the human component of cyber security risk. He is also passionate about reducing societal threats to stability and security by making the most of opportunities presented through advancements in technology.

He is regularly asked to comment in national print and broadcast press, as well as speak at the events of national and international organisations. He often talks about issues relating to intelligence, cyber security, impactful leadership and the socio-tech challenges faced by society.

Oz is also a keen advocate of social investment and has worked with several mentorship schemes and charities that aim to help young people from all walks of life to fulfill their potential. Oz was awarded an MBE in 2010 for his personal leadership in the most complex of conflict environments.

As well as being an Associate Fellow of RUSI, Oz is also an Expert Fellow at The Security, Privacy, Identity and Trust Engagement NetworkPlus (SPRITE+). SPRITE+ is a UK-wide network bringing together experts from academia, business and industry, government and civil society to tackle existing and emerging challenges to trust and security in the digital age.

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