Long Reads: A chance meeting cost this CIO £400,000

Betrayal, bewilderment and Bank of America

Tom Allen
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Wayne Johncock and his wife Nicky in 2014
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Wayne Johncock and his wife Nicky in 2014

Why is an insider threat even more dangerous than the hacker in the shadows? Because it’s not the mugging in the dark that hurts the most – it’s the knife in the back.

Nobody is immune to a well-constructed scam; not the CIO, the CEO or even the CISO. The story of Wayne Johncock, former CIO at Centrica and MOSL, illustrates that well. A chance meeting develope...

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