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Inside the Auditorium Podcast: Aaron Brewer [Episode 5]

​Unlock the future of internal auditing in the fifth episode of ‘Inside the Auditorium’ with Aaron Brewer, the Chief Security Architect for Standard Chartered Bank.

Aaron is a seasoned professional in the world of internal auditing and shares his unique journey from a career in accountancy to becoming a Chief Security Architect at Standard Chartered Bank.

Delving into his early motivations, Aaron's career took a swift turn towards IT audit, driven by a passion for technology cultivated throughout his school years. His experience spans prestigious organisations like British Telecom, JP Morgan, Barclays, and ultimately, Standard Chartered, where he led technology and operations audit for five years before venturing into the realm of first-line cybersecurity.

Aaron offers some thoughtful analysis and fresh perspective in this episode, exploring themes such as:

  • Support leadership and talent retention: Aaron shares his views on supporting team members in their career journey and the benefits of allowing them to explore external opportunities while maintaining an open and transparent environment.

  • Bridging the Technological Gap in Audit Teams: Discover why organisations embracing a diverse skillset within their audit teams are leading the charge and value of integrating technologists into the audit process.

  • Anticipating future risks: Gain insight into the explosion of new technology and what risks we should be paying attention to. Aaron explores the potential game-changing effects of quantum computing on encryption and protocols, prompting us to consider how to navigate these challenges.

Don’t miss out on this insightful conversation that delves into the intersection of technology, cybersecurity, and internal auditing. Enjoy!

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Note: The views expressed by Aaron are his own and do not necessarily reflect those of his employer.