Thursday 15 December 2022
SASIG is proud to present our Thought Leadership Summit at the Cyber OSPAs. As we look back over the last 12 months and contemplate the year ahead, we used this opportunity to brief ourselves and plan for our most pressing priorities, as well as gain invaluable insight into other fascinating developments within cybersecurity.
Lord Toby Harris opened the summit with his briefing on how we can prepare for a major crisis. Stuart Frost BEM and other senior leaders debated why the security community can be perceived as business ‘blockers’, and what we can do for senior leadership to take security more seriously. Dr Emma Boakes also joined us to present her ground-breaking research on a convergent cyber/physical security approach.
Stress and burnout hit us all and can be detrimental, and Eleanor Dallaway ran a frank and open discussion about mental health and identifying when we are struggling. The summit then closed with an in-depth look at romance fraud and why it’s on the rise. Anna Rowe of Catch the Catfish joins Cecilie Fjellhøy of action:reaction and star of the Netflix Series The Tinder Swindler.
Presentations on the day included:
Keynote Presentation – Preparing for the unthinkable and the uncertain
Lord Toby Harris, Chair, National Preparedness Commission
Panel session – “Nobody likes me, everybody hates me, think I’ll go and eat worms…” – What it takes to be a good security practitioner
Facilitated by Martin Gill, Founder, The Cyber OSPAs
With Stuart Frost BEM, Head of Enterprise Security & Risk Management, DWP
Jonathan Lloyd-White, Group CISO, Natura
Ali Dyer, CISO, ASOS
How do organisations adopt converged security? An evidence-based roadmap
Dr Emma Boakes, Research Associate, University of Portsmouth
Panel session – Mental health, stress and burnout
Facilitated by Eleanor Dallaway, Co-founder & Content Director, Assured
With Nik Whitfield, Chairman and Chief Seer, Panaseer
Thom Langford, Chief Information Security Officer, DXC Technology
Mark Ward, CISO, Three UK
Anna Rowe, Campaign Manager, Catch the Catfish
Cecilie Fjellhøy, Founder, action:reaction