Gary Cocklin is a cybersecurity and information technology professional based in the United Kingdom. He has extensive experience in communications, IT and cybersecurity, gained through more than fifteen years working with the UK Royal Air Force. Before instructing, Gary was employed within an expeditionary communications section, responsible for the installation, maintenance and global security of networks and IT systems. He then moved into cybersecurity instruction where he delivers several industry-standard courses and certifications to students of varying experience levels. Gary holds a BSc in Computing and will complete an MSc in Cyber Defence and Information Assurance in 2022. His current certifications include CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CASP+, PenTest+, CySA+, Security+, Cloud Essentials+, APM (PMQ), ITIL and PRINCE2.