NISC Agenda

 

Day 1
Wed • 11/10/2017
Day 2
Thu • 12/10/2017
Day 3
Fri • 13/10/2017
09:30
Registration Opens
10:00
SIAF 2017

Developed for the secure exchange of information between information security professionals in both the public and private sectors, the Scottish Information Assurance Forum (SIAF) is opening the 18th annual National Information Security Conference (NISC). This session is free to attend and is relevant for IT Security Professionals or any individual within your organisation responsible for Risk or Compliance.

10:00
Technical Sessions

These sessions provide delegates with the opportunity to get hands-on experience with cutting edge technologies! If you have registered for the conference but you do not have a technical role yourself, this is not a problem, you are welcome to invite up to two of your colleagues to register for the technical sessions and they can attend the first day and evening meal free, as your guests, at no additional cost.

12:00
Lunch: Exhibition & Networking

The conference plenary sessions open with a light networking lunch served in the exhibition area. An opportunity to meet with our sponsors and exhibitors showcasing leading security technologies and network with your peers.

13:00
Opening Words

David Sidwell, NISC Chairman

13:15
Managing Cyber Crime and Risk – Eamonn Keane, Police Scotland

Eamonn Keane, Police Scotland
The effect of cyber-crime, specifically malware attacks on UK businesses.

14:00
Advanced Malware: Understanding the Threat Vectors in Cloud, Endpoint, Network and Mobile – Palo Alto Networks
14:45
Break: Exhibition & Networking

An opportunity to meet with our sponsors and exhibitors showcasing leading security technologies and network with your peers.

15:30
The Evolution of Threat Intelligence in Banking – Crawford Thomas, Clydesdale Banking Group

Crawford Thomas, Lead Technical Consultant & Head of Threat Intelligence, Clydesdale Banking Group
During this presentation Crawford will address the current threat landscape: threat intelligence, mitigation techniques and security structures within financial organisations, the work of Government agencies and provide insight into his experiences through real-life case studies.

16:15
Secure Cloud Computing – Microsoft

Microsoft

17:00
Closing Words

David Sidwell, NISC Chairman

18:30
NISC Expo Evening

Delegates, partners, speakers and sponsors gather in the exhibition area for an informal evening which includes entertainment and a buffet evening meal.

09:00
Opening Words

David Sidwell, NISC Chairman

09:15
Threat Lifecycle Management – Check Point
10:00
Future Proofing the UK from Cyber Attacks – Steven Wilson, EUROPOL

Steven Wilson, Head of Business European Cybercrime Centre, EUROPOL

10:45
Break: Exhibition & Networking

An opportunity to meet with our sponsors and exhibitors showcasing leading security technologies and network with your peers.

11:15
Breakout Sessions

Taking a look at emerging threats and mitigation strategies NISC breakouts offer a range of topics ranging from compliance, malware, the insider threat, cloud security and visibility of security events.

12:20
Lunch: Exhibition & Networking

A light networking lunch served in the exhibition area. An opportunity to meet with our sponsors and exhibitors showcasing leading security technologies and network with your peers.

13:15
Protecting a Crucial Element of the CNI – Simon Kellow, OFGEM

Simon Kellow, Cyber Risk Consultant, OFGEM

14:00
Breakout Sessions

Taking a look at emerging threats and mitigation strategies NISC breakouts offer a range of topics ranging from compliance, malware, the insider threat, cloud security and visibility of security events.

15:00
Break: Exhibition & Networking

An opportunity to meet with our sponsors and exhibitors showcasing leading security technologies and network with your peers.

15:30
The Insider Threat: A Legal Perspective – TBC
16:15
Understanding What’s Required to Meet GDPR Compliance – Steve Wright, John Lewis Partnership

Steve Wright, Data Privacy & InfoSec Officer, John Lewis Partnership

17:00
Closing Words

David Sidwell, NISC Chairman

19:30
Drinks Reception
20:00
Gala Dinner Evening

Attendees are invited to join us for a four course evening meal with entertainment. A black tie event, the gala dinner provides extensive networking opportunities all conducted in a professional setting.

09:15
Opening Words

David Sidwell, NISC Chairman

09:30
Securing the Future – Nick Miles, OKTA
10:15
How to Hack a Human – Dr Jessica Barker, Cyber Security Consultant

Dr Jessica Barker, Independent Cybersecurity Consultant
During this presentation, Jessica will discuss the elements of human nature and social norms which make us so susceptible to social engineering attacks. Drawing on her background in sociology and experience helping organisations mitigate against social engineering, Jessica is a lively and engaging presenter.

11:00
Break: Exhibition & Networking

An opportunity to meet with our sponsors and exhibitors showcasing leading security technologies and network with your peers.

11:45
The World’s Most Dangerous Job, In The World’s Most Dangerous Place – Chris Hunter, Bomb Disposal Expert

Chris Hunter, Bomb Disposal Specialist
Regularly seen on the BBC and Sky News, Chris Hunter is the author of two books. Chris’ hugely captivating story about his time spent in Iraq disabling bombs and more recently his role to COBRA as a suicide terrorism expert during the 2005 London bombings brings a whole new spin to the term risk management! Since retiring from the army as the MOD’s senior IED intelligence analyst, Chris has worked as a counter-terrorism consultant.

12:45
Closing Words

David Sidwell, NISC Chairman

13:00
Lunch

Attendees have the choice of choosing a buffet meal at the hotel or a pre-ordered packed lunch for their journey home.

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