San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
You are all warmly welcomed to the December ISSA-UK London Chapter Meeting & Festive Drinks. This event will feature some of the UK's top cyber security speakers and we thank Grant Thornton and HP for sponsoring this event.
3 CPE points will be awarded for attending the whole session!
4:30 - Registration and refreshments
5.00 - Opening, Tim Holman, ISSA-UK President
5.10 - Wolfgang Kandek, Chief Technical Officer, Qualys, ' "The Year in Patches: Heartbleed, Shellshock and a bunch of 0-days"
As the CTO for Qualys, Wolfgang is responsible for product direction and all operational aspects of the QualysGuard platform and its infrastructure. Wolfgang has over 20 years of experience in developing and managing information systems. His focus has been on Unix-based server architectures and application delivery through the Internet. Prior to joining Qualys, Wolfgang was Director of Network Operations at the Online Music streaming company myplay.com and at iSyndicate, an Internet media syndication company. Earlier in his career, Wolfgang held a variety of technical positions at EDS, MCI and IBM. Wolfgang earned master's and bachelor's degrees in computer science from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany.
Wolfgang is a frequent speaker at security events and forums including Black Hat, RSA Conference, InfoSecurity UK and The Open Group. Wolfgang is the main contributor to the Laws of Vulnerabilities blog.
5.40 - Neil Hare-Brown, CTO, STORM, 'Horizon 2020-Dark to Light: How TOR and wholesale crypto defeated the hackers'
Neil is CEO at STORM Guidance, he is also a strong supporter of the UK Cyber Essentials scheme. Neil has over 25 years’ experience in law enforcement investigations, digital forensics and the security and implementation of a range of ICT systems. His skills also include a sound knowledge of the Data Protection and Computer Misuse Acts (UK) and a number of other standards and regulations relating to cyber security and privacy such as PCI DSS, NIST and 27000 set. In 2012, Neil and his team undertook a study of lawful interception practices in accordance with EU law. He has designed a number of cyber incident response systems used by cyber security emergency response teams in both UK and international military, government and commercial clients for the effective management of cyber incidents.
6.10 - Ken Munro, PenTest Partners - 'Back to basics - how you're actually going to be hacked'
Synopsis: No clever new exploits, no catchy logos, no silly names for them. No hype. We lay bare the real threat vectors.
Ken Munro is Partner and Founder of Pen Test Partners LLP, a a firm of experienced penetration testers, otherwise known as ethical hackers, all of whom have a stake in the business. He regularly blogs on everything from honeypots to hacking cars and also writes for various newspapers and industry magazines in an effort to get beyond the unhelpful scaremongering put about by many security vendors. A familiar face on the speaker circuit, Ken enjoys courting controversy and speaks widely on computer security, taking great pleasure in highlighting vulnerabilities in software and hardware. Ken has worked in the field of information security for over 15 years.
6.40 - Closing thoughts followed by Festive Networking Drinks
9.00 - Event Close
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ISSA-UK is one of ISSA's largest chapters, and provides networking events and educational opportunities to our member base in London. Gabe Chomic was elected President in 2015, and chairs our events.
ISSA was founded in 1987 and is the longest standing association for cyber security professionals globally, with over 12,000 members.