February 19th 2020 | Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh


Headline Sponsors


Sophos makes IT security simple with complete solutions that protect networks, servers and devices, wherever they are located. Today, more than 100 million users in 150 countries and a global network of channel partners rely on Sophos for trusted solutions to complex security challenges. Focused on innovation and backed by a global network of SophosLabs threat intelligence centres and industry-leading support, Sophos delivers solutions that are simple to deploy, maintain and manage, enabling organisations to focus on performance and growth. Sophos – Security made Simple.



Quorum Cyber

Quorum Cyber are specialists in ‘right size’ cyber security solutions and operations. We deliver services that adapt to your unique organisational culture, enhancing business performance and customer confidence.

We provide a range of Consulting Services, Resourcing, and ‘Big Red Button’, our brand of in-house built, innovative, simple Managed Security Services, created for the next generation of cyber-attacks. Our services are tailored to meet the unique challenges of the public sector.

Bad things are happening out there – we’re the good guys, helping you reduce risk exposure and increase your resilience to cyber-attack. Our mission is to protect your people from cyber-attacks, ensuring your business and data remain safe and available.



Only Fortinet can provide you with a powerful, complete, and integrated threat management solution that delivers industry leading protection and performance.

Today’s security networks are too complex.

Too many different vendors, too many alerts, and too many different ways of managing each device: it all leads to an unmanageable infrastructure where gaps can be difficult to find. Only Fortinet can deliver a seamless, comprehensive security infrastructure across the entire attack surface. From the cloud to the edge and to the endpoint, Fortinet’s industry-leading suite of products and tools address all phases of the attack cycle – from prevention to detection to remediation. With a complete solution from Fortinet, you deliver more control, greater visibility and less complexity.

Breakout Session Sponsors

Illumio and Assure APM


Illumio, the leader in micro-segmentation, prevents the spread of breaches inside data center and cloud environments. Enterprises such as Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Salesforce, and Oracle NetSuite use Illumio to reduce cyber risk and achieve regulatory compliance. The Illumio Adaptive Security Platform® uniquely protects critical information with real-time application dependency and vulnerability mapping coupled with micro-segmentation that works across any data center, public cloud, or hybrid cloud deployment on bare-metal, virtual machines, and containers. For more information, visit www.illumio.com/what-we-do or follow us @Illumio.

Assure APM

Assure APM partners with Illumio to provide your organisation with a rapidly deployable, cost effective selection of ICT security management and enforcement solutions majoring on micro-segmentation.

Twitter: @assurea pm

Website: assureapm.com




SecureData is one of Europe’s largest independent security service providers, with a 25 year track record of delivering managed services to some of the largest companies in the world. We look beyond point technologies to address cybersecurity as a whole, providing a range of integrated solutions that assess risks, detect threats, protect our customer’s IT assets and respond to security incidents.
SensePost, our elite consulting arm, is renowned for its innovation on the frontiers of cybersecurity. Through SensePost, we have a deep understanding of the cybercriminal mindset and access to some of the world’s most preeminent security experts - ensuring we can keep customers as secure as they possibly can be.

Zscaler and Truststream


Your business needs to protect its information assets 24/7 but you may not know how to do this or have the specialist skills and systems required. Truststream helps to meet your needs with our expert cyber security professional services and managed security services. We work with all sizes of public and private sector businesses throughout the UK to optimise their cyber defences. Whether your requirements are driven by compliance, business transformation or cloud computing, Truststream can help.

Truststream is a fully-accredited partner of Zscaler with many local and central government customers. We assist all types of enterprises to improve their threat protection so that their risk of financial and reputational loss is greatly reduced.



The notion of concentrating your security resources on protecting the network is no longer relevant. You need to protect your users and your apps no matter how they choose to access your systems. The Zscaler platform delivers a new approach to application access and security.

Zscaler Internet Access provides secure access to the open Internet and SaaS apps, no matter where users connect. It provides inline inspection of all traffic to ensure that nothing bad comes in and nothing good leaves.

Zscaler Private Access delivers a completely new way to provide access to internal applications without a VPN, whether they reside in the Data Centre or cloud. It enables secure application access without network access — and without exposing apps to the Internet.





F5 makes apps go faster, smarter, and safer for the world’s largest businesses, service providers, governments, and consumer brands. F5 delivers cloud and security solutions that enable organisations to embrace the application infrastructure they choose without sacrificing speed and control. For more information, go to f5.com. You can also follow @F5NetworksEMEA on Twitter or visit us on LinkedIn and Facebook for more information about F5, its partners, and technologies.


Secon Cyber

Established in 1999, Secon Cyber has long standing experience of providing class leading cyber security solutions to customers ranging from small to large businesses. Our expertise lies in our deep understanding of the cyber security market and unique position in bringing some of the best of breed products and services to provide a fit for purpose and value for money security solution.

Drawing from our 17 years of experience, our in house built Managed Detection & Response service collects logs from all endpoints, firewalls, emails and web gateways 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. This coupled with our robust round the clock incident response provides organisations a comprehensive cyber security solution to match their needs.

Cybersecurity continues to be a necessary and integral function for the public sector and Secon Cyber has helped many organisations adapt to and prevent ongoing threats. Our dedicated team has 15 years of combined experience and understands the unique needs and challenges faced by organisations in the public sector.  For more information, visit us on www.seconcyber.com or follow us on @SeconCyber.



My1Login is the UK’s most secure, most widely-compatible, award-winning enterprise Identity & Access Management Solution that eliminates password-related cyber-security risks and addresses critical compliance obligations such as GDPR.
My1Login’s Single Sign-On solution integrates with all app types - web apps, mobile apps, flash apps, virtualised apps, and even legacy, thick-client apps and mainframes. My1Login was named the Identity and Access Management Solution of the Year at the recent Computing Security Awards



Barrier Networks

Barrier Networks Ltd is a privately-owned Cyber Security company who specialise in the integration of cyber security solutions. Established in 2006, we work with all vertical markets that require specialist security advice and are a partner with leading technology vendors including Cisco, Fortinet, F5 Networks, Symantec, WhiteHat Security and Thales e-Security, Alien Vault.

Barrier Networks is committed to ensuring that our customers benefit from our years of experience within cyber security. Our consultants hold various levels of industry certifications right up to Cisco’s prestigious expert level CCIE Security. We are accredited by IASME to assess and certify against the Government’s Cyber Essentials scheme requirements and offer consulting services to help organisations achieve Cyber Essentials Certification. We are also a Trusted Partner of the Scottish Business Resilience Centre.


Infoblox is leading the way to next-level DDI with its Secure Cloud-Managed Network Services. Infoblox brings next-level security, reliability, and automation to cloud and hybrid systems, setting customers on a path to a single pane of glass for network management. Infoblox is a recognized leader with 50 percent market share comprised of 8,000 customers, including 350 of the Fortune 500. Learn more at https://www.infoblox.com

Integrity Scotland

Integrity Scotland is an established Scottish based IT Security Specialist. We are totally vendor independent and work with best of breed vendors and manufacturers to provide a complete portfolio of IT Security Products, Consultancy, Professional Services, Training and Support throughout the UK. Our services are provided by professional engineers trained to the highest standards through Vendor Accreditation schemes and Authorised Training centres. We also have 24x7x365 support facilities along with 4hr replacement RMA with full Premium Restoration from our onsite engineers. We provide full and comprehensive Penetration Testing services through our partner CHECK scheme companies and consultants and who carry CREST, Tigerscheme accreditations and Cyber Essentials Scheme. Integrity Scotland also provides fully certified IT Technical, Project and Service Management, Desktop Applications and Business Skills training.



XQ believes that cyber security should be less complex and better value. We’re on a mission to make our customers’ digital lives better by helping them to mitigate technology risk, to innovate faster and to thrive in the information age.

To that end we created CyberScore™, an easily affordable security testing and rating service that converts vulnerability data into get well plans and risk management reports for businesses and their supply chains.

CyberScore™ gathers data about your organisation and interprets it to present a view of your security posture. It’s simple: you download the CyberScore™ software, allow it to scan your network and produce your very own, peer-rated security score, along with a Get Well Plan and a CyberScore™ certificate.


Qolcom will focus on the gaps in IT security that can leave an organisation vulnerable.

We will consider issues including how compromised legitimate or negligent users present a security weakness, and how this is exacerbated by a shortage of cyber security skills and the often poor quality security features within IoT devices.

Qolcom will examine how behavioural analytics and artificial intelligence can protect networks by analysing user activity in real-time and managing anomalous or damaging activities.

Qolcom has delivered secure network solutions and managed services to organisations including Aberdeen City Council, NHS Highland and Heriot Watt University.



The easiest to manage and most readily adopted privilege management solutions are powered by Thycotic. Thycotic’s security tools empower over 10,000 organizations, from small businesses to the Fortune 500, to limit privileged account risk, implement least privilege policies, control applications, and demonstrate compliance. Thycotic makes enterprise-level privilege management accessible for everyone by eliminating dependency on overly complex security tools and prioritizing productivity, flexibility and control. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Thycotic operates worldwide with offices in the UK and Australia. For more information, please visit www.thycotic.com.

NCC Group

NCC Group is a global expert in cyber security and risk mitigation, working with businesses to protect their brand, value and reputation against the ever-evolving threat landscape.

With our knowledge, experience and global footprint, we are best placed to help businesses identify, assess, mitigate & respond to the risks they face.

We are passionate about making the Internet safer and revolutionising the way in which organisations think about cyber security.

Headquartered in Manchester, UK, with over 35 offices across the world, NCC Group employs more than 2,000 people and is a trusted advisor to 15,000 clients worldwide



Cyphra are a specialist cyber security company headquartered in Northern Ireland. They provide security consultancy, security architecture design and implementation services and managed security operations. The target markets for Cyphra’s services are the government, financial services and commercial sectors. The company have an established customer base across the UK and Ireland. Cyphra’s key partnerships are with F5, Palo Alto, IBM, CyberArk and Symantec

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Worldwide Public Sector helps government, education, and nonprofit customers deploy cloud services to reduce costs, drive efficiencies, and increase innovation across the globe. With AWS, you only pay for what you use, with no up-front physical infrastructure expenses or long-term commitments. Public Sector organizations of all sizes use AWS to build applications, host websites, harness big data, store information, conduct research, improve online access for citizens, and more. AWS has dedicated teams focused on helping our customers pave the way for innovation and, ultimately, make the world a better place through technology.


Tenable®, Inc. is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 24,000 organizations around the globe rely on Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus®, Tenable extended its expertise in vulnerabilities to deliver the world’s first platform to see and secure any digital asset on any computing platform. Tenable customers include more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500, more than 25 percent of the Global 2000 and large government agencies. Learn more at www.tenable.com.

BT and Fortinet

About BT

Fortinet is the first security vendor that BT is going to market with as a virtual network function (VNF) providing three types of virtual capability: as a function on-premise, via BT internal App Store (BT Compute) and / or via Public Cloud (Amazon, AWS etc.)

BT is Fortinet’s largest partner in the UK, Top 3 in France and Top 10 globally. Significant investment has been made in joint solutions and strategic engagement.

The FortiGate enterprise firewall is integrated into BT’s managed security services. This firewall is next-generation and covers many aspects of security in one system: application control, intrusion prevention, web content filtering, VPN, spyware prevention and malware defence. It’s perfect for today’s distributed environments from the Internet of Things (IoT) to the cloud.

The result: Reduces complexity and improves overall  protection from advanced threats across all possible attack areas.


About Fortinet

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organisations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network - today and into the future. Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security features without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud or mobile environments. Fortinet ranks #1 in the most security appliances shipped worldwide and more than 360,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses.

Context IS

Context is a leading cyber security consultancy with a comprehensive portfolio of advisory and advanced technical services, from cyber strategy and risk assessments, penetration testing and assurance to incident management and response, training and technical security research. We focus on helping clients avoid potential breaches and to deter, detect and respond to the most sophisticated cyber-attacks. Established in 1998, Context’s client base includes some of the world’s leading blue chip companies, alongside public sector and government organisations. With offices in the UK, Australia, Germany and USA, Context is ideally placed to work with clients worldwide.

Seric Systems and Arcserve


Seric, a Trusted Partner of SBRC, have security baked into our DNA, whether we are designing complete IT platforms, refreshing existing infrastructure or embedding frameworks, we ensure that all aspects are secure, compliant and fit for purpose. The Seric DNA is a combination of a strong moral compass, focus on the desired client outcome, and security ‘built-in’. We push ourselves on every engagement, on every decision, to ensure that security, resiliency, effectiveness and ‘doing the right thing’ brings the desired outcome to the benefit of our clients.


Starting with the release of our first backup solution in 1988 and fueled by a series of pioneering solutions, we leverage our heritage to develop transformative technologies that solve for any data protection need. Our team is made up of customer enthusiasts, skilled architects of simplicity, and expert engineers who have seen it all. We’re committed to going beyond data protection alone – we take a whole-business approach to protecting the time, money, and productivity of our customers by removing the complexity of backing up and restoring critical business data. Today, our award-winning solutions are used by organizations in more than 150 countries around the world.