Raising Cybersecurity Awareness: Involving your people to maximise technology adoption | SASIG
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Thursday 5 October 2023

9.30am 3pm (BST), in person – Central London
10am – 2.15pm (BST), live stream – Zoom

In association with

We are delighted to present our second event of the year around cybersecurity awareness with our hosts, BT. Our theme continues to centre on the importance of people when it comes to technology adoption. It seems technological innovation is happening at an extraordinary pace, making what we think we have only just adopted, obsolete. For all businesses, incorporating change at this pace is a daunting challenge, no less so when understanding and meeting the security implications. Managing that change includes preparing our people: sensitising them to new threats where AI and other new technologies will have a significant impact; encouraging diversity of thought and opinion to avoid the dreaded groupthink; training our teams to adopt new technology while minimising the unintended consequences. Our discussion will focus on the human element of innovation, the relevance of awareness and how to respect Murphy’s Law: anything that can go wrong probably will. It could be argued that continuous technological change makes investing in our people even more critical.

Presentations on the day include:

Welcome and introductions
John Scott (info), Lead Security Researcher, CultureAI
Vic Djondo (info), Senior Manager, Engagement & Transformation, BT

Opening keynote
Dominic Wood, Security Governance and Assurance Director, BT

Panel session: Cybersecurity Awareness: The diversity of outlook and how we encourage left-of-field thinking
Facilitated by Vic Djondo (info), Senior Manager, Engagement & Transformation, BT
Elizabeth Murray (info), Enterprise Customer Success Manager, CybSafe
Tim Ward (info), CEO & Co-founder, ThinkCyber
Katie Inns (info), Security Consultant, WithSecure
Cal Brown (info), Story Team Lead, BT

Why cybercriminals are targeting your company
David Hitchen (info), Senior Solutions Architect, Semperis

Social engineering 2.0: Manipulative machines and you
Justin Jones (info), Managing Director, Social Machines

Security awareness: A framework to change behaviour
Noémie Honore (info), Senior Manager, Wavestone
Jack Martin (info), Manager, Wavestone

Panel session: Looking to the Future: Preparing the way for technology adoption
Facilitated by John Scott (info), Lead Security Researcher, CultureAI
Jonathan Cooper, Authentication Services, BT
Isabel Forkin (info), Head of Cyber Lab Services, BSI

We look forward to welcoming you to this event.

All SASIG events operate under the Chatham House Rule and there is no charge to attend. Refreshments and lunch will be kindly provided by our hosts.

Places at this event are limited, so please register early to avoid disappointment. All in-person applications will be reviewed, and a confirmation email with full venue details will be sent to those who are eligible ahead of the event. If you apply for the live stream, you will receive details directly from Zoom no later than Thursday 28 September. Please contact us if you have not received an email from Zoom by this date.

If you are a member of ISACA, ICA or The Security Institute, you can earn CPE/CPD points for attending our events live/in person. Remember to log your attendance with your provider to be credited.

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