Joe Tidy is the BBC’s first dedicated Cyber-security Reporter working on investigations for international and home news outlets.
Appointed in 2018, he covers cybercrime, hacking, privacy, data security, online safety, gaming and pretty much everything internet.
Joe Tidy has built a reputation for investigating the darker sides of the internet and how technology affects the way people live. He is known for tracking down and speaking directly to hackers and criminals who are responsible for some of the biggest cyber incidents of recent times.
Here Joe Tidy Investigates using ‘stalkerware’ to spy on a colleague’s phone
Previously Joe was a correspondent for Sky News based in Osterley, London. He started in 2013 and reported on all topics related to Home News with a particular interest in technology and social affairs.
Before Sky Joe was a presenter and reporter on CBBC Newsround and also worked for 2 years at BBC South Today and BBC Oxford.
Joe Tidy looks into the secret world of teenagers hacking Fortnite for big profits
A fitness enthusiast, Joe enjoys taking part in challenges including triathlons and marathons.
He has spent a number of years presenting endurance programmes on Channel 4, Sky Sports and Eurosport.
Joe is in demand as a keynote speaker on cybersecurity, digital disruption and gaming and is an experienced event host.