February 28th 2018 | 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 and public service which offers transformational opportunities and benefits but also risk.

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 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

Executive Session: The Importance of Cyber Resilience for Public Bodies

13:45 Welcome and Introduction by the Session Chair

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

13:50 Cyber Resilience of Scotland’s Public Sector

  • Update on implementation of the Public Sector Action Plan on Cyber Resilience
  • Summary of challenges and lessons so far

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

14:10 Cyber Law, Risk and Potential Liabilities

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

14:30 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)

14:50 Questions and Discussion

15:10 End of Session

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