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Cyber Security Conference

Host: East Midlands Chamber
Venue: The University of Nottingham, Business School South, Jubilee Campus, NG8 1BB
Date: Thursday 23rd January, 2020
Time: 8:30am - 1:00pm
Cost: FREE

The East Midlands Cyber Security Conference brings together businesses, digital specialists and policymakers to identify the practical steps that businesses should be taking to protect themselves against digital crime.

The day is designed to be beneficial to any business looking to: Understand the strategic decisions needed to ensure digital resilience; hear from industry leaders and experts; gain insight into the challenges the region faces from cyber criminals; establish a holistic, risk-based approach to cyber security and learn how to devise and implement continuity and recovery plans.


08.30: Registration - coffee - networking

09.00: Chair's opening address: Security in 2020

09.05: First Steps on a journey to Cyber Security: RDS Global

A session-based around taking the first steps on a journey to Cyber Security including certification and minimum government standard; Cyber Essentials.

09.30: The life and times of a Data Protection/Privacy Officer - Speaker TBC

A session that will focus on Life as a Data Protection Officer (DPO). The slot will cover, subject rights requests, internal reviews, assisting marketing and HR, and potentially, at some point, dealing with a breach.

09.50: IoT and Cybersecurity – Dr. Madeline Cheah, Cyber Security Innovation Lead, Horiba Mira

10.15: Applying Big Thinking to Cyber Security - Dr. Afzal Ashraf, Assistant Professor, International Relations Centre for Conflict Security and Terrorism School of Politics and International Relations at Nottingham University

A session-based on two non-public case studies of cyber related attacks that bring together an understanding of international relations, intelligence, threat analysis, and technical capability.

10.30: Coffee break and networking

10.50 Getting your governance right on Cyber Security – Sheila Pancholi, Technology Risk Assurance Partner, RSM

A session looking at the current cyber threat landscape, the change in the types of cyber threats and why we’re continuing to see an increase in cyber-attacks. Sheila will also provide a briefing on what good cyber security looks like, how to guard against cyber-attacks and who should be responsible for cyber risk management

11.10: Legacy methods of protection are no longer enough – Lee Johnson, Chief Technology Officer, Air IT

A session looking at ways to protect against the latest threats with the rise of AI and other methods, and most importantly what organisations can be doing to help protect themselves. 

11.30: Ensuring Cyber Security Resilience with a Skilled Workforce - Nexor

A session that will focus on equipping staff with the right skills to address the ever-changing challenges of working in a digital world.

11.50: We were attacked, what happened and what we did – Ian Major – The Sherwood Forest Trust

A session delivered by a “real-life” SME.

12.15 Lunch and networking

Benefits of attending

Get to know the changes in cyber-crime, the latest cyber threats, new and emerging methods of protection

Keep up-to-date with the latest trends across the industry

Discover new products, technologies and solutions for your business

Learn from real-life case study examples 

Opportunity to network and forge new partnerships

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