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Salt Communications Appoints Joe Hancock to role of Senior Cyber Advisor

Belfast, Northern Ireland: Today, Salt Communications, the leading secure communications provider for sophisticated organisations across the globe, is excited to announce that Joe Hancock, Partner and Head of MDR Cyber, the cyber practice at Mishcon de Reya, has been appointed as its Senior Cyber Advisor.

Within Mishcon de Reya, Hancock focuses on strategic cyber advice, assisting organisations in developing and optimising their cyber risk management initiatives, as well as coordinating investigations for major incidents. Hancock leads a team of non-lawyer cyber specialists who supervise the firm’s Cyber Security, Incident Response, and Digital Investigations services.

With his extensive experience in cyber risk and security, data protection, and resilience, as well as first-hand knowledge of some of the UK’s most serious cyber incidents, Hancock brings further deep practical domain knowledge to Salt Communications. Joe is a specialist in the intersection of cyber security and legal solutions and he collaborates frequently with legal colleagues to assist internal lawyers and clients on safeguarding matters related to themselves, their businesses, recovering stolen funds, and preventing data exploitation.

Salt Communications has provided its secure and protected communications to Mishcon de Reya for a number of years. The Salt team had previous experience of working closely with Joe Hancock as part of Mishcon de Reya’s ‘MDR LAB’, a legal tech incubator where growing tech companies had direct access to Mishcon de Reya lawyers for advice and mentorship in a bid to improve their products for the legal market. 

“Working closely with the Salt Communications team isn’t an opportunity I could pass up. I’ve been following their progress for over five years. I am looking forward to working together with Salt to support their market leading secure communications platform across numerous industries, building on the challenges of communicating securely I see every day.” said Joe Hancock, Head of MDR Cyber and Senior Cyber Advisor for Salt Communications. 

“Having worked with Joe for many years we have had first hand experience of his work in the legal market and what he can bring to the table. We are looking forward to what the future holds and how Joe will be able to aid Salt Communications’ continued expansion into the legal market, providing law firms with a secure and compliant way to communicate sensitive information with colleagues and clients” said Joe Boyle, CEO at Salt Communications. 

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About Salt Communications 

Salt Communications is a multi-award winning cyber security company providing a fully enterprise-managed software solution giving absolute privacy in mobile communications. It is easy to deploy and uses multi-layered encryption techniques to meet the highest of security standards. Salt Communications offers ‘Peace of Mind’ for Organisations who value their privacy, by giving them complete control and secure communications, to protect their trusted relationships and stay safe. Salt Communications is headquartered in Belfast, N. Ireland, for more information visit Salt Communications.

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