February 27th 2019 | Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

Senior Management Session

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Cyber Security

Cyber Security Scotland 2018 – Senior Management Session

This parallel session is aimed at improving the Cyber Resilience capability of senior managers in all Scottish public bodies, including chief executives, executive directors and officers.

Speakers

  • Kerry Jardine, Public Sector Action Plan - Implementation, Scottish Government
  • Helena Brown, Vice Convener of the Law Society of Scotland’s Technology Law and Practice Committee, and Partner for Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Kevin Murphy CISM, President, ISACA  (Scotland)
  • Dr Keith Nicholson, Joint Chair of the National Cyber Resilience Leaders' Board, and Chair of Cyber Security Scotland (Session Chair)

Context

Scotland increasingly relies on networked technologies for our critical infrastructure, offering transformational opportunities for public services and but also risks.

The cyber threat is ever-evolving. With new data protection laws coming into force, where public bodies could face fines from May 2018 of up to €20 million for data breaches and/or cyber security failures leading to service failure – it is imperative our public services are as secure as possible.

A new Scottish Government Public Sector Action Plan sets out key actions and deadlines for public bodies towards becoming cyber resilience exemplars by the end of 2018. The stakes have never been higher, so how can public bodies be best prepared in the digital age?

This free-to-attend session will provide an up-to-date brief on the latest policy priorities, cyber threats, risk and legal liabilities facing public bodies.
 

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Key issues to be addressed

  • Up-to-date brief on the latest cyber security policy priorities
  • Implementing the Scottish Government Public Sector Action Plan
  • Ensuring cyber resilience is a strategic priority built into digital public services
  • Collaborating across the public sector and with key partners
  • Overview of cyber risks and trends facing the public sector
  • Security measures and controls to improve cyber defence across an organisation
  • Briefing on latest legal developments, liabilities at corporate level
  • Understanding and reducing supply chain vulnerability

Agenda

12:45 Registration, Lunch, Exhibition and Networking

13:05 Demonstration of live hack

13:30 Scottish Government address (in Main Auditorium)

John Swinney MSP, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, Scottish Government

13:50 Transition to Senior Management Session

Executive Session: The Importance of Cyber Resilience for Public Bodies

14:00 Welcome and Introduction by the Session Chair and Scottish Government

Dr Keith Nicholson, Joint Chair of the National Cyber Resilience Leaders' Board, and Chair of Cyber Security Scotland (Session Chair)

Kerry Jardine, Public Sector Action Plan - Implementation, Scottish Government

14:05 Cyber Law, Risk and Potential Liabilities

  • Helena will explore the legal aspects of cyber security, with a particular focus on the changing regulatory and legal landscape which is driving change

Helena Brown, Vice Convener of the Law Society of Scotland’s Technology Law and Practice Committee, and Partner for Addleshaw Goddard LLP

14:25 How to Make Cyber Security Work

  • Short on time, budget and resource? Learn how to have big wins quick in security for your enterprise!

Kevin Murphy CISM, President, ISACA  (Scotland)

14:45 Questions and Discussion

15:00 End of Session

Places are free and attendees are welcome to stay for the rest of the day.