Steven Ransom-Jones

Practice Manager

Risk and Advisory Services

Steven is a practice manager for Cisco’s Risk and Advisory Services, responsible for evolving the service offerings and delivery methodologies. With over twenty-five years of experience in information security, he has developed a passion for adapting methodologies to assess and solve unstructured problems. He is responsible for developing Cisco’s privacy consulting framework and services as well as well as successfully delivering these offerings. He is also a Distinguished Fellow of the Ponemon Institute.

Steven has successfully provided security, privacy, segmentation and cybersecurity management solutions to a wide variety of industry-sector clients on an international scale, including, most notably: financial, healthcare, defense, government, petrochemicals, and manufacturing.

He enjoys “applied risk management” as an aviator, constructing, acting as a test pilot and designing avionics for experimental aircraft.


January 26, 2017


How to Improve Privacy as a Component of Your Cyber Governance Program

5 min read

Many businesses are looking to reap the benefits of digital transformation, evolving new services that provide value to and forge closer relationships with partners and customers. Trust and responsible information management practices are becoming business differentiators as consumers become more aware of the impact of data breaches and the potential for misuse of personal information.  […]

January 21, 2015


Engaging All Layers of Defense: Incident Response in Action

4 min read

The Cisco 2015 Annual Security Report highlights many creative techniques that attackers are exploiting to conceal malicious activity, often taking advantage of gaps in security programs. They are continually refining and developing new techniques to gain a foothold in environments and, increasingly, they are relying on users and IT teams as enablers of attacks to […]