Lyn Webb
Lyn Webb
Chief Information Security Officer
The Open University

Lyn is the Chief Information Security Officer at the Open University. She joined the OU 2 weeks before the first UK lockdown and was instantly presented with the challenge of providing security advice to staff who were faced with home working for the very first time. Prior to the OU, Lyn worked at Deloitte LLP where she led the Cyber Security Strategy and Culture practice; she had clients from across all sectors including banking, technology, media and telecommunications. Prior to the commercial world, Lyn was an officer in the Royal Air Force for over 20 years. Initially trained as a fighter controller where she controlled combat aircraft, she did a wide range of roles, ranging from commercialising Basra International Airport to working for a member of the Royal Family.