February 27th 2019 | Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

2018 event review

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Cyber 19

Cyber Security 2018

Cyber Security 2018 was held in Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh on the 28th February. This event, which sold out for the fifth year running, was attended by over 250 delegates from across the public, third and private sector by those with a strong interest and role to play in the development of cyber security. 

Through a number of keynote presentations, panel debate, Q&A and breakout sessions delegates were able to discuss & debate and hear from some of the country’s leading lights on the main themes and issues surrounding Cyber Security. Topics covered on the day included:

  • Enhancing the Public Sector's Cyber Resilience
  • Cyber Law, Risk and Potential Liabilities
  • The Security IT Needs with the Simplicity Users Want
  • The Shift to Self-Learning, Self-Defending Networks
  • Next Generation Malware Defence - Separate The Wheat From The Chaff!
  • Balancing Security and Functionality - Securing Our Digital World
  • Scottish Government Address
  • Leading the National Response to Cyber Crime
  • Teenagers - Cyber Defenders of the Future
  • Software Security of Internet of Things and Mobile Devices
  • Leading the National Response to Cyber Crime

Keynote speakers included:

  • Derek Mackay MSP, Cabinet for Finance and the Constitution, Scottish Government
  • Dr Matthew Collinson, Lecturer in Computing Science, University of Aberdeen
  • Glenn Attridge, Head of Cyber Defence and Security Response, Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Mike Hulett, Head of Operations, National Cyber Crime Unit, National Crime Agency
  • Dr Natalie Coull, Lecturer in Computer Security, and Head of Division of Cyber Security in the School of Design and Informatics, Abertay University
  • Kerry Jardine, Public Sector Action Plan, Scottish Government
  • Helena Brown, Partner, Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Bharat Mistry, Principle Security Strategist, TrendMicro

Delegates from our 2018 conference included:

  • Head of Information Management
  • Head of Information Security Services
  • ICT Technical Strategy Manager
  • ITS Development Manager
  • Principle IT Security Officer
  • Head of Cybercrime
  • Senior Lecturer in Computing
  • Governance Manager, ICT
  • Team Leader, Infrastructure
  • Quality Improvement Officer

Many thanks to our sponsors