Lisa Forte

Social Engineering and Cyber Security Expert,

Lisa Forte Social Engineering and Cyber Security Expert Lisa Forte started her career in security trying to stop pirates from attacking ships off the coast of Somalia. She then worked in UK Counter Terrorism Intelligence before moving into one of the UK Police Cyber Crime Units. She founded her own company, Red Goat Cyber Security, in 2017 and has become one of the leading voices on cyber security issues.

Lisa Forte is a professional speaker, trainer, entrepreneur, documentary personality and vlogger and was named one of the Top 100 Women in Tech.
Forte is an expert in risk management, insider threats, social engineering, and helping large companies improve their incident response plans and rehearse for a cyber-attack. Forte passionately supports the “tech for good” philosophy.

Forte has starred in several documentary films and is a regular on BBC news, radio and in national papers. In 2020 Lisa co-founded a “cyber for good” movement called Cyber Volunteers 19. The group provided pro bono help and advice to help protect hospitals around Europe from cyber-attacks during the pandemic.

As a speaker, Forte is internationally recognised and furnishes audience with high energy presentations centred around storytelling. Forte’s YouTube vlog,
Rebooting, has attracted big names in cyber security and focuses on debating hot and controversial issues in security.

Forte delivers dynamic and engaging presentations that draw on her expert personal experiences, other areas of risk management as well as research she has carried out herself. An experienced cyber security trainer, Forte knows how to effectively communicate her message to all types of audience in a lively, informative and engaging manner.