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Daniella Thorpe

Daniella Thorpe

Head of Digital Services, Humberside Fire and Rescue Service

Daniella has worked for Humberside Fire and Rescue Service for 12 years and is an IT professional with a passion for ensuring the resilience and security of critical systems. With over a decade of experience in the field, Daniella has become a trusted leader in the realm of Digital Services at HFRS. Her journey took a significant turn when she found herself at the forefront of a cyber security incident within the fire service.

Daniella's leadership during the crisis not only mitigated the immediate risks but also paved the way for a transformative approach to ICT within the fire service. Drawing on her extensive knowledge of cyber security best practices, she spearheaded the development and implementation of a cutting-edge ICT solution. This involved introducing state-of-the-art technologies, robust encryption measures, and comprehensive training programs to enhance the cyber resilience of the entire organisation.

Daniella ensured that the new ICT solution not only addressed the specific challenges posed by the cyber incident but also positioned the fire service as a model for cybersecurity excellence. Her strategic mindset and commitment to innovation led to the creation of a resilient and adaptable ICT infrastructure that could withstand evolving cyber threats moving forward.