Secure South West 14: Programme

The schedule for SSW14 is outlined below. The schedule is subject to alteration.
The SSW14 event will be fully on-line.

Is the cyber security landscape changing?

09:00-09:30

Welcome and Introduction
Robin King, Chair of SWCSC

09:30-10:00

Setting the scene; what the threat landscape looks like
Mark Moore, Director, South West Cyber Resilience Centre

10:00-10:30

AI in both defensive and offensive context
Achim Brucker, Head of Cybersecurity Group, Exeter University

10:30-10:50

Panel: can we rely on innovation to improve protection?
Q&A

10:50-11:10 Coffee break

Business Protection

11:10-11:40

What’s the right focus for smaller organisations? How to align security with everything else you do
Roz Woodward, CEO, Securious

11:40-12:10

Protecting against reputational damage in the event of a data breach – securing the hatches and the voyage ahead
Rory Mac Neice, Partner & Head of Litigation, Ashfords LLP

12:10-12:30

Panel: how do you balance compliance with protection?
Q&A

12:30-13:30 Lunch

Innovation

13:30-14:00

Cyber Security through innovation
Nigel Jones, Director Templar Executives

14:00-14:30

Blockchain - blow through the hype on its effectiveness in building secure systems
Mike Gips, Principal, Global Insights in Professional Security

14:30-15:00

The cyber horizon – what will 2030 look like?
Mike Beck, Global CISO, Darktrace

15:00-15:15

Panel: is there a silver bullet?
Q&A

15:15-15:30 Coffee break

Cyber Skills

15:30-16:00

UK skills agenda for cyber employment landscape, opportunities and issues
Marco Palomino, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and the University of Plymouth

16:00-16:30

Developing the cyber security profession
Steven Furnell, Board Member, Chartered Institute of Information Security (CIISec)

16:30-16:45 Closing summary