You are all warmly invited to our London Chapter Meeting, our first meeting for 2017. As usual we will be welcoming some of the UK's top cyber security speakers and we thank Grant Thornton for hosting this event.
We conclude the event with drinks and networking, where you will get the opportunity to meet with your peers and discuss your cyber security challenges in an informal atmosphere. We opearte the Chatham House rule.
3 CPE points will be awarded for attending the whole session!
4.00 - AGM for ISSA Members only
4:30 - Registration and Refreshments for Main Meeting
5.00 - Opening, Gabe Chomic - ISSA-UK President
Gabe Chomic is President of the ISSA-UK Chapter. In various past lives, he has performed in-depth security engineering in heavy industry & SCADA environments, analysed international business and security processes in fourteen countries, and dabbled in government IT. His current passions involve the economic drivers behind insecurity, the cascading effects of small business failure, and the changing perception of information security in the public eye.
5.10 - Abigail Healey, Partner at Addleshaw Goddard & Kate Miller, Partner, Bell Pottinger
5.40 - 'Securing the Internet of Things' - Luke Kenny, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM
Luke Kenny is a Senior Managing Consultant within the IBM Security Business Unit and supports clients in the Industrial, Energy and Utilities sectors. Luke has a wealth of experience having worked predominantly within Oil and Gas. He has experience in Advanced Manufacturing, connected machines/SMART factories and the security challenges of managing Big Data as part of the Internet of Things. Luke joined IBM in 2016 from GE Oil and Gas. Previous to this he worked off East Africa for ENI (upstream), served as an Officer in the Royal Marines and worked for Land Rover.
6.10 - Tea/Coffee Break
6.25 - 'IOT - Let's Get Physical' - Richard Hollis, Director, Risk Factory
Richard Hollis is the Chief Executive Officer for Risk Factory Ltd, a European information security risk management consulting firm specialising in providing effective, independent information risk management services. As a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and a Payment Card Industry (PCI) Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), Richard possesses extensive hands on skills and experience in designing, implementing and managing and auditing information security programs.
Over the course of his career Richard has served as Director of Security for Phillips, Paris, and Deputy Director of Security for the US Embassy Moscow Reconstruction Project as well as a variety of sensitive security positions within the US government and military. In addition to his work with Risk Factory, Richard serves on several security technology company boards and security industry advisory councils.
A celebrated public speaker, Richard has presented to hundreds of audiences across the world on a wide variety of information risk management topics and techniques. As a recognised industry authority, he has published numerous articles and white papers. He has also appeared on national and international broadcast news as well as being cited in a wide range of press including the BBC, MSNBC, Radio 4, the Financial Times, Time magazine and various others.
7.00 - Presidents Closing Thoughts Followed By Networking Drinks and food at Grant Thornton.
9.00 - Event Close, we will continue at 'Finch's, 12A Finsbury Square
To Sign up for ISSA-UK membership, please visit: https://www.issa.org/general/register_member_type.asp?
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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.