Information Security & Cyber-Resilience Symposium information

 

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Our inaugural June event, SecureSouthEast: Information Security and Cyber-Resilience, brings together a range of speakers and panelists from government organisations, the private sector and academia. It is an opportunity for stakeholders from a wide variety of backgrounds to network and explore shared security concerns and solutions, as well as commercial and research interests. The event is jointly organised by the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies and the School of Computing at the University of Portsmouth, and by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.

Aims & Objectives

Aims

  1. Discuss current and future challenges in the areas of information security and cyber-resilience.
  2. Explore suggested solutions and best practices in the context of local and national cybersecurity needs.

Objectives

  1. Develop an understanding of contemporary threats and cyber-risk analysis for businesses and Public-sector services.
  2. Support and promote efficient implementation of security policies.
  3. Promote information and cyber-security awareness.
  4. Provide opportunities to build links between local industry, public sector, academia and security providers.
  5. Create a network between universities, private sector industry and governmental agencies to promote knowledge exchange.
  6. Develop interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral research opportunities.
  7. Provide employability opportunities of students and recruitment opportunities for participating organisations.

Programme

9.30 Registration with refreshments

10.00 Welcome and Introduction

10.10 From law enforcement to private security: lessons learned and ways forward in cybersecurity
Kevin Williams, General Manager, TC-UK Internet Security Ltd

10.50 The Microsoft experience of the modern day threat environment
Paul Cullimore, Senior Architect Cyber-security EMEA, Microsoft Corporation

11.30 When we talk security, do we know what we mean?
Richard Bell – Transport for London

12.10 Open discussion
Chaired by Professor Steven Furnell, Professor of Information Systems Security,
Plymouth University and Chair of SecureSouthWest (SSW)

12.40 Buffet lunch and networking

13.40 The fun side of Information Security
David Parker, Private Information Security Consultant, Bournemouth University Cyber-Security Unit (BUCSU)

14.20 Integrity and continuity of evidence is of paramount importance
Ian Sansome, Digital Forensics Investigator – HTCU
Hampshire Constabulary – Digital Forensic Group

15.00 Coffee break and networking

15.20 Inter Agency Intelligence / Information Sharing
Commander Neil Hall, Chief Information Security Officer, Royal Navy

16.00 FBI’s view on cyber intrusions and best practices
Kurt Pipal (Special Agent, Assistant Legal Attaché (Cyber), Federal Bureau of Investigation)

16.30 Open discussion
Chaired by Professor Vasilis Katos, Head of Computing, Bournemouth University

17.00 Closing comments

Registration information:

Registration is managed by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences (CSFS). By clicking on the link below you will be transferred to a CSFS page.

Standard delegate fee: £125 – Register now

A limited number of student places are available at this event at the rate of £60. Please contact Keshia McGuire on 01423 506068 to book. Proof of your student status will be required before your place is confirmed.

University of Portsmouth staff: Please contact Keshia McGuire on 01423 506068 to book. Alternatively you can contact Vasileios Karagiannopoulos (vk@port.ac.uk) or Peter Bednar (peter.bednar@port.ac.uk) for registration.

IAAC members: Please contact Keshia McGuire on 01423 506068 to book.


Venue

Portland Building

Portland Building

Portland Building,
Portland Street,
Portsmouth,
PO1 3AH,
UK

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