CyNam 20.3 : Staying Ahead of Cyber Criminals

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Cyber Cheltenham (CyNam) brings together the cyber community for our last event of 2020, exploring the theme of how the cyber-crime threat is being fought on technical and operational levels.

With headline speakers from Microsoft, Central Government, RipJar and others, the evening is set to be another fast-paced, stellar event, full of content and insight. We’ll also hear the latest on local and national initiatives including a student showcase and content from exciting local cyber scale-ups.

With new improved virtual discussion sessions that you can access on-demand during the break, covering technical topics to diversity and inclusion, these will provide a real opportunity to engage in discussions with other attendees.

Whether you’re a cyber professional, a student or just have an interest in cyber security - this event is for you!!

Keynote Talks and Panel Sessions Include:

  • Transforming Cyber Threat Intelligence - RipJar, Jeremy Annis, CEO Ripjar& Don Smith, Director Counter Threat Unit, Secureworks

  • Exploiting a Crisis: How Microsoft disrupted the cybercriminals - Sarah Armstrong-Smith, Chief Security Advisor & Matt Lundy, Assistant General Council

  • Ransomware’s Perfect Storm - James Muir, Threat Intelligence Research Lead, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

  • Student Showcase - Lauren Bennett, CyberFirst Student Ambassador (GCSE Student) and Ben Heathfield, Apprentice Bamboo Technology / Gloucestershire College

  • UK Cyber Cluster News

  • More to be announced!!

Breakout discussions led by:

  • Transforming Cyber Threat Intelligence - Under the Bonnet, RipJar

  • Security Through Diversity - Dr Nathalie Cole and Jenny Seaborne, Ladies of Cheltenham Hacking Society

  • Moving Forwards: The importance of apprenticeships in our cyber industry - Julie Tegg, Gloucestershire College

  • The Psychology of Crisis Management - Rakhee Porter, Sopra Steria

Come and join the Slack channel for this event - just email and they will send you an invite!