How should an enterprise prepare for a cyber-attack?
Dr. Walter Bohmayr (CISSP), Senior Partner & Managing Director, BCG
In this highly interactive session, you will be put in the role of a senior leader of a fictitious company and exposed to a simulated cyber-attack scenario. This session will engage you in essential cybersecurity concepts and help you assess different types of risk. Attendees will experience what companies and individuals in charge go through when under attack and allow you to engage with your peers on their experiences and develop best practice. This session will empower you to see how cyber resilience can be a business enabler and catalyst for digital innovation
Practically preparing for GDPR: 7 months to go – what should I prioritise?
Andrew Rogoyski. Vice President of Cyber Security, CGI UK
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect May 2018 and represents a major step change in how businesses will deal with data. This session will provide insight on the short-term priorities companies need to set as well as interactive polling on key GDPR decisions. Attendees will gain a broad overview of the main changes within GDPR including new data rights, how consent is changing and breach notification. The session will also examine the practical measures that can be adopted, from data loss prevention to data encryption systems, to help businesses prepare and understand how to take a proportional approach to the GDPR framework.
From the boardroom to the engine-room: how to make your people and their behaviours your strongest defence
Nick Wilding, General Manager, AXELOS & Lizzie Coles-Kemp, Professor of Information Security, Royal Holloway, University of London
Organisations continue to invest in adopting multiple layers of technical controls to better protect themselves from cyber-attack. But many businesses can underestimate their most effective cyber defence – people and their behaviours. The vast majority of successful cyber-attacks succeed because of human error. Showcasing new approaches to behaviour change this session will provide practical guidance on what good cyber resilience can look like, the principles and benefits of behaviour change and how to improve cyber training and awareness in your business.
The 7 habits of highly-effective hackers
Ryan Kazanciyan, Chief Security Architect, Tanium
The best cyber-criminals manage to compromise organisations that have invested millions of pounds in cybersecurity, operate effectively as geographically-dispersed teams, and develop extensible & reliable malware that can support campaigns over many years. What are the underlying success factors that allow such attackers to be so successful? Assessing the habits and traits of the most effective hackers can teach us surprising lessons about how we can better manage our networks, build resilient security software, nurture effective teams, and prioritise the right investments. This talk focuses on lessons-learned from first-hand experience challenging hackers from inside the walls of both global and local businesses.