Today’s cybercrime pandemic and what to do about it

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Date and Time 19th May 2021 , 1:00pm
Location Online

Cybercrime has increased exponentially during the pandemic which in turn has seen an increase in ransomware attacks. Add to this the increased discussion around nation-state attacks and it’s easy to see why organisations who operate on a global scale are asking ‘how do we mitigate these risks?’

In this live broadcast session, guest speakers share their insights on the techniques cyber criminals are using to increase the effectiveness of their criminal activity and provide guidance on how you can gain an objective view of your own threat landscape and enable a threat driven cyber security strategy.

Hover over the blue dots to see the key topics being discussed.

Meet Our Speakers

Steve Durbin, Chief Executive, ISF

Steve Durbin is the Chief Executive of the Information Security Forum (ISF). His main areas of focus include strategy, information technology, cyber security and the emerging security threat landscape across both the corporate and personal environments. He is a frequent speaker and commentator on technology and security issues. Steve is a Forbes Business Council Member and a visiting lecturer at Henley Business School where he speaks on the role of the Board in Cybersecurity.

Nick Frost, Principal Consultant, ISF

Nick’s career in cyber security spanning nearly 20 years. Most recently, Nick has held leadership roles at PwC as Group Head of Information Risk and at the Information Security Forum (ISF) as Principal Consultant. Nick first embarked on a career in the Oil and Gas Industry and then switched over to ‘internet security’ in the late 90’s pioneering the design and implementation of early network security technologies. Nicks combined experience as a cyber risk researcher and practitioner designing and implementing risk-based solutions places him as a leading cyber risk expert.

Robert Hannigan, Chairman, BlueVoyant (International)

Robert Hannigan is Chairman of BlueVoyant (International), the global cyber security services company. He was previously Director of GCHQ, the UK’s largest intelligence and security agency, and set up the National Cyber Security Centre. Robert is a leading authority on cyber security, cyber conflict and the application of technology in national security and contributes regularly to the Financial Times, BBC and other media.

Dr John I. Meakin, Cyber Adviser & Interim CISO

Dr. John I. Meakin is a specialist in information and cyber security with over 30 years’ experience as a CISO in a wide range of businesses and markets, including banking, oil and gas, retail, and pharmaceuticals. He retired as the Chief Security & Risk Officer at Burberry in 2017 and for the past few years has held advisory and interim CISO roles in various businesses, including Equiniti Group, Ingka Group, GlaxoSmithKline, and HSBC.