#CyberFest22 - Innovation is the best form of defence

#CyberFest22 - Innovation is the best form of defence

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Durham University

Mathematics Sciences and Computer Science Building



United Kingdom

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Supported by headline partner, ISC2, find out how innovation across the region can help to grow the cyber sector at our flagship event.

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Innovation is the best form of defence. More than ever cyber security is a threat yet it is a great opportunity for North East businesses. How can innovation across the region help to grow the sector?



Welcome to #CyberFest - Phil Jackman, CyberNorth Lead, Michael Stirrup, CEO Waterstons, Scott Wakeling, North East England Chapter President (ISC)²

Keynote address - The National Cyber Strategy - Nicola Japp, Security Delivery Associate Manager, Accenture

The evolution of cyber security and Durham University's cyber security expertise - Igor Kotsiuba, Durham University

Innovation is the best form of defence - Stewart Hogg, Waterstons

Where next for cyber security? - Panel Q&A chaired by Phil Jackman

Lunch and Networking

Security at packet level and quantum computing - Richard Snell, Celerity & Dr Meera Sarma, Cystel

The value of information security certification, Panel discussion with customers - led by Edwin Bartlett - HiComply

Feedback and Summary from the day - Panel Q&A led by Phil Jackman

Full #CyberFest22 Programme of Events

#CyberFest22 / @north_biz


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We are committed to minimising the impact of #CyberFest22 on the environment. We work closely with our clients, venues, suppliers and delegates to reduce the impact of our activity wherever possible.

This event is part of the Catalysing Innovation in North East Clusters project, delivered by the Innovation SuperNetwork and part-funded by ERDF.

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