IISP East Anglia Branch. Understanding the DDOS Threat.

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Crucible Studio,Antares building

BT Adastral Park, Martlesham Heath



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Meeting Agenda

Thursday 25th May 2017

Meeting called by: Mel Turner

Type of meeting: IISP Branch meeting

Facilitator: BT Adastral Park. Ipswich.

Event Sponsor:Arbor Networks

Branch: East Anglia

Attendees: IISP Members + IISP guest none members.

Please note:

For those non BT IISP members and guests travelling to Adastral Park please report to the BT reception at the side of the main gatehouse. At the reception you will receive a name badge and directions to the venue. (Please leave yourself 15 minutes to obtain a pass and get to the Crucible venue).If you have registered via Eventbrite will have your names. Anyone having problems registering please email myself prior with IISP event in the email title.

Directions below

Please bring:

BT ID badge (BT Employee) , Confirmation email (None BT Employee)

Agenda Items

15:00 Initial meet and greet and Welcome

Introductions from, (Mel Turner, Alan King,Matthew Barrott)

15:05 Agenda

Welcome guest speakers and Sponsor for participation

15:10 IISP brief and housekeeping information.

Mel Turner,Alan King

Steve Nash DDOS consultant at Arbor Networks

15:20 DDOS using techniques and innovation to mitigate
the threat to organisations.
Understanding how security innovation will provide future protection and what potential challenges are on the horizon that we might need to prepare for.

Jake Hill, Senior Security Advisor .BT Security.

16:10 What the threat of DDOS mean to an organisation. How does an organisation respond to such a threat
and minimise risk to the business to an acceptable level.

Mark Graham, Senior Reasearcher Anglia Ruskin University.

17:00 DDOS and Botnets observations, what can done to up our game against this significant

17:30 Open Forum Q & A to the Presenters

All, questions to the floor.

17:45 Networking (Refreshments)


18:45 Close

Special notes:

IISP to provide list of external attendees back to BT for access passes.

BT to provide map for external attendees giving directions to the venue.

Arbor Networks are kindly providing our refreshments.

Capacity :60 people.


All projector equipment available at the venue.

Feedback questionnaire. Suggestions for next meeting.

Guest speaker biographies

Steve Nash, Arbor Networks.

Detail TBC

Jake Hill Senior Security Advisor

Detail TBC

Mark Graham Seanior Reasearcher

Detail TBC

Note: All attendees will be logged and visable to the organiser and speakers. If you do not wish your details to be shared beyond the organiser please confirm when signing in at the event.

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