Cyber Security Agenda

Headline Sponsor

08:00 - 09:15

Registration, Refreshments and Networking

09:15 - 09:20

Cyber Security Summit Chair's Opening Remarks

Peter Loomes

Peter Loomes, IASME Consortium 

09:20 - 09:45

Reinforcing the UK’s Cyber Standing through International Collaboration and a National Cyber Toolbox

  • Promoting Britain’s role internationally and collaborating with global partners through programmes such as the Common Criteria (CC) Scheme to build a common understanding and to work in unison against rogue state actors
  • Bolstering national resilience through the Active Cyber Defence (ACD) programme tailored to protect critical services from cyber attacks
  • Building a business culture of test-driven security through the development and roll out of the Exercise in a Box resilience tool.

Senior Representative, National Cyber Security Centre

09:45 - 10:05

Third-Party Risk Management: Overcoming Today's Most Common Security & Privacy Challenges

  • Review the drivers and challenges organisations face when managing third-party vendor risk
  • Identify priorities before, during and after vendor procurement
  • Takeaway a six-step approach for automating the third-party vendor risk life-cycle
  • Hear real case studies from privacy experts on how to practically tackle the third-party vendor risk
Ian Evans - Original

Ian Evans, Managing Director, EMEA, OneTrust

10:05 - 10:30

Spotlight on Leadership: Championing the Place of Cyber in Strategic Decision Making

  • Moving beyond mitigation by building a whole-team approach to Cyber
  • From Customers to the C-Suite – How HSBC has sought to embed and champion a security culture
  • Upholding the role of Cyber in HSBC’s engagement with disruptive transformation and emerging technologies and practices
Speaker Profile Picture - Rory Alsop, Head of Technology & Cyber Risk, HSBC

Rory Alsop, Head of Technology & Cyber Risk, HSBC

10:30 - 11:15

Morning Refreshments, Networking and Exhibition

11:15 - 11:35

Modelling a National Approach to Data-Tight, Privacy-Driven and Threat-Agile Policing

  • In a time where data security is under a microscope, how is the NEP ensuring that forces have access to the right information at the right time?
  • Building Identity Access Management platforms and maintaining public trust in the storage and use of personal data
  • Responding to an ever changing cyber threat landscape through the creation of the National Management Centre designed to future proof police cyber capabilities
Jason Corbishley
Jason Corbishley, Chief Technology Officer, National Enabling Programmes

11:35 - 11:55

Known Unknowns

  • Attesting the pains of measuring an organisation’s security posture, the difficulties of collecting metrics and the hazards of piecing together a complete image
  • Changing mindsets from protecting against what we know and what we think we know to accounting for areas of Non-Knowledge
  • Improving performance and preventing the ‘obvious in hindsight’ mistakes by building mechanisms to anticipate blind spots


Phil Cracknell

Phil Cracknell, CISO, Board Advisor at IPP and Director at Cordone Ltd.

12:00 - 12:45

Are You Prepared Enough to Survive a Cyber Attack

IBM – Wesley Room

Felicity March, Cyber Resilience Strategist Europe, IBM

Flick March, Cyber Resilience Strategist Europe, IBM

Healthcare Cyber Security – Basic Steps to Resilience

H-ISAC – Westminster Room

Eve Telecka, Hub Lead for IT Risk Management and Security & Liaison Lead for EMEA Region , MSD

Steve Hunter, Vice President of Marketing for H-ISAC
Tony Clarke, Head of Information Security, ICON Plc

A New Era of Cyber Threats: The Shift to Self Learning, Self Defending Networks

Darktrace – St James Room

Laura Elliott, Cyber Security Director, Darktrace

Laura Elliott, Cyber Security Director, Darktrace

Dealing with the Latest Security Threats with Next Generation Email Security

MeSince – Rutherford Room

Stephen Wagstaff, Director, MeSince Europe

Stephen Wagstaff, Regional Manager – EMEA, MeSince Europe 


12:45 - 13:45

Lunch, Networking & Exhibition

13:45 - 14:30

Effective Steps to Reduce Third-Party Risk

Owl Cyber – Wesley Room 

Ian Walter

Ian Walter, Head of European Business, Owl Cyber

Man vs Machine – Automation in Cyber Security

Capita – Westminster Room

Chris Peregrine, Head of Product Category - Protect, Capita IT and Networks

Chris Peregrine, Head of Product Category – Protect, Capita IT and Networks

Machine Learning: A Distraction or a Priority?

Cloudera – St James Room

Simon Elliston
Simon Elliston Ball, Senior Director Product Management, Cloudera 

Security Convergence

Alert Logic – Rutherford Room

Dan Pitman - Original
Dan Pitman, Principal Security Architect, Alert Logic

14:35 - 15:00

Fostering Cyber Heroes – In-Team and Across the Business

  • Putting the spotlight on soft-skills and reevaluating the role of all staff members in detecting, reporting and communicating cyber-attacks
  • Telling the story of what good looks like in nominating, training, tooling and multiplying Cyber Champions
  • Nurturing champions within your central cyber team and creating direct lines between the technical and non-technical 
Speaker Profile Image - Melanie Oldham

Melanie Oldham, CEO & Founder, Bob’s Business & Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster

15:00 - 15:20

AI in Security Operations: What We Have Learnt So Far

Employing AI powered Network Detection & Response (NDR) to:

  • Detect hidden threats in cloud and enterprise networks
  • Perform conclusive incident investigations
  • Respond at previously unattainable speed and efficacy
David Lomax  - Vectra

David Lomax, Sales Engineering Lead UK and Nordics, Vectra

15:20 - 15:50

Afternoon Refreshments, Networking and Exhibition

15:50 - 16:15

Recruitment and Retention in an Insecure Security Employment Market

  • Working with comms and HR to attract the right talent and bake security into the image of your company.
  • Obtaining the right balance between upskilling and work-life balance to incentivise and retain your security team
  • Learning from the experience of growing a security team at pace and the place of cyber in the story of TransferWise’s success
Shan Lee, CISO and DPO, TransferWise

16:15 - 17:05

The Next Wave of Cyber Solutions and Engaging the Start-up Ecosystem

  • Moving beyond the solution-focused mindset and how the UK’s start-ups succeed in the user-centric model
  • Signalling and end to the provider-buyer ideal through a more collaborative approach to tacking cyber threats through partnered innovation
  • Succeeding with the scale phase and the role of industry in the future of the UK’s Cyber Innovation Cluster
  • Cyber Security shift towards looking at cyber as an enabler for business growth rather than a layer in a software stack
Stephen Wray

Stephen Wray Director of Cyber Risk, Deloitte

Saj Huq - Bio Pic

Saj Huq, Programme Director, London Office for Rapid Cyber Advancement (LORCA)

Ken Pentimonti

Ken Pentimonti, Principal, Paladin Capital


Drinks Reception