Got questions for one of the experts? Need a place to meet that key contact? Or looking for best-practice resources on cyber defense? The Hackchat and CyberXchange have got you covered.

Featuring candid interviews with industry leaders, black/white-hat hackers and key speakers, the Hackchat will offer a different take on the cyber landscape than your average seminar. While over at the CyberXchange we’re bringing together cyber associations and government to share best-practice resources and policy updates.


Bringing you interviews and critical learnings from technology pioneers, cyber security leaders and black/white-hat hackers, Hackchat is your opportunity for answers to the BIG questions of today as we put keynote speakers from the main stage under the microscope.

Hackchat will explore learnings from previous hacks, analyse some of the most vulnerable industries out there today and get a perspective on the future of cyber security. Get your questions at the ready!


10:45am – 11:15am – Understanding the threat landscape

Cal Leeming, Founder, CEO, Security Advisor

11:30am – 12:30pm – Agile Cyber Security

Giacomo Collini, Director of Information Security, HelloFresh

13:30pm – 14:30pm – TBC

14:45pm – 15:45pm – TBC



At the heart of the expo floor is the CyberXchange, a networking hub where you’ll find representatives from organisations such as CREST, techUK, IRMS, NCSC, Cabinet Office and IISP.

They’ll be on hand to answer questions on policy, share news on recent attack trends and offer best-practice solutions to cyber security and attack preparedness. Plus there’s space to host meetings and grab a coffee with friends.


CREST is an international not-for-profit accreditation and certification body that represents and supports the technical information security market. CREST in the UK was established in 2006 and is managed by an Executive of nine senior industrialists, two of these represent the CREST assessors.

Support the Prime Minister to ensure the effective running of government. The Cabinet Office are also the corporate headquarters for government, in partnership with HM Treasury, and take the lead in certain critical policy areas.

The Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) is an independent, non-profit body governed by its members, with the principal objective of advancing the professionalism of information security practitioners and thereby the professionalism of the industry as a whole.

Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) provides a range of resources designed to support members and the wider information profession.

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is a Government organisation that provides advice and support for the public and private sector in how to avoid computer security threats.

techUK represents the companies and technologies that are defining today the world that we will live in tomorrow. More than 950 companies are members of techUK. Collectively they employ approximately 700,000 people, about half of all tech sector jobs in the UK. These companies range from leading FTSE 100 companies to new innovative start-ups.