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FC Bio

Renowned ethical hacker and social engineer FC has “broken into” hundreds of global banks, multi-national corporations and government agencies.


He is co-founder and co-CEO of the cyber security company Cygenta, having previously worked in roles such as Senior Penetration Tester, Head of Social Engineering, and Head of Offensive Cyber Research at Raytheon Missile Systems.

FC shares his hacker mindset - and many eye-opening anecdotes from his career - in popular keynotes around the world. He also regularly appears in the media discussing cyber security issues, having featured on both the BBC and ITV as well as many international media outlets.


FC is frequently interviewed on many leading podcasts, for example his episode of Dark Net Diaries has so far attracted a listening audience of almost 300,000. FC is currently writing his book ‘How I Rob Banks’, which will be published in 2023 by Wiley. 

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