South East Cyber - HMG Talks Cyber
Agenda and Speakers:
- Introduction - Samantha Sanderson - Founder South East Cyber: progress update and 2017 plans including our new Victims and Survivors of Cyber Crime group:
Victims & Survivors of Cyber Crime is a group we formed to help victims of cyber crime. We work with partners regionally, nationally and globally and welcome new partners and sponsors. We are also looking for survivors of cyber crime to share their experiences to help others survive.
- Speaker 1 - Steve Williams - Department for Culture, Media & Sport, Senior Policy Advisor
The former Chancellor announced a new £1.9 billion cyber security strategy in November 2015. The Department for Culture, Media & Sport has developed a series of initiatives as part of this strategy to boost the UK sector and help support the development of the cyber security ecosystem. Steve will outline the growth & innovation initiatives that are part of the strategy.
- Speaker 2 - Mike Spain - UK Cyber Growth Partnership, Operations Director
Mike Spain, Operations Director at the Cyber Growth Partnership, will be speaking about their joint industry, government and academic initiative - the Cyber Exchange. He will give a live demonstration and explain its aims, benefits, how to make the most of free membership and how it fits in with government cyber growth strategy.
- Close, networking, pub
When & Where
Lockcode Cyber Security
Lockcode Cyber Security sponsors and runs South East Cyber. Originally launched in November 2014 as the ‘Brighton Cyber Security Cluster’ we immediately expanded to Sussex and as registrations for events started appearing from across the South East Region, expansion to ‘South East Cyber’ was a natural progression.
Initially specialising in the defence and intelligence sector, Lockcode has supplied information and cyber security services to central Government, law enforcement and the criminal justice system since 2004. In 2015 and 2016 we also supplied the HMG-funded Cyber Security Small Business Champion.
Lockcode's founder has over 34 years’ experience and education in science, technology and engineering with over 18 years’ experience delivering specialised and value-added Government and industry information and cyber security services.