Director of National Digital and Information Security, NHS National Services for Scotland
Deryck is responsible for the National Services for Scotland’s Digital and Security Strategy and for the delivery of several large-scale National digital transformation programmes across the NHS such as Office 365 implementation. Deryck joined NSS in August 2018 and is implementing his strategy across 3 themes: National Security Operations, Secure Multi-Tenant Public Cloud and Data Analytics. Deryck brings a wealth of experience to the role having worked previously at Wood Mackenzie, Brightsolid and DC Thomson.
Dr Keith Nicholson
Chairman, Cyber Security Scotland
A recognised, multiple-award-winning expert in cyber security, Keith was a contributing author to the Scottish Government Cyber Resilience Strategy, authored the 2018 NHS Scotland Information Security Policy Framework and the created the Cyber Resilience Framework adopted by the Scottish Government and issued to every public body in Scotland.
Keith is an independent cyber security and technology advisor with a range of clients that have included FTSE 250 companies; SMEs and several public bodies including NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government. He is the founder and Executive Chair of Cyber Security Scotland; a non-profit independent advisory body offering specialist cyber security audit, assurance and risk guidance. He is a member of the National Cyber Resilience Advisory Board, won 4 business awards in 2019 and in 2020 has had his expertise recognised by the Institute of Directors Awards, Scottish Rural Awards, EY Entrepreneur of the Year. This recognition culminated October at the Digital Technology Leaders Awards where he was awarded the title of UK Security Specialist of the Year 2020.
Deputy CISO, University of Edinburgh
Garry is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and ITIL Expert. He regularly presents on computer security, including sessions on: Ransomware, Mobile Security and Cyber in the Movies. Prior to this he was responsible for Microsoft Windows server infrastructure and Active Directory. He has a particular interest in vulnerability assessment, penetration testing and promoting security awareness.
Privacy Solutions Engineer, OneTrust
Hayley Pettitt serves as a Privacy Solutions Engineer at OneTrust – the #1 most widely used privacy, security and trust technology platform. In her role, Hayley advises companies large and small on EU GDPR, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Brazil LGPD, and hundreds of the world's privacy laws, focused on formulating efficient and effective responses to data protection requirements as well as building and scaling privacy programmes. Hayley is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and earned a degree in Business information Systems from the University of Brighton.