Securing The Digital Enterprise
Cyber Security Manchester at IP EXPO Manchester offers invaluable security insight for both IT managers and security specialists. Hear from the experts how you can build stronger defences against cyber-attacks, and recover more quickly if your systems are breached.
26-27 April 2017, Manchester Central
WELCOME TO CYBER SECURITY MANCHESTER
In the new world of organised cybercrime, it’s not a question of whether your systems will be breached – but when. Cyber Security Manchester at IP EXPO Manchester offers expert insight and solutions to help you protect your business, and your customers, from a cyber-attack.
This year’s event features seminars and solutions on all facets of cyber security and risk mitigation, from perimeter firewalls to the latest threat intelligence solutions. The event is a must-attend for both IT directors and security specialists.
2017 Key Speakers
Chief Executive Officer, Mitnick Security Consulting
Kevin is the world's most famous hacker, bestselling author, and the top cyber security speaker. Once one of the FBI's Most Wanted because he hacked into 40 major corporations just for the challenge, Kevin is now a trusted security consultant to the Fortune 500 and governments worldwide. Kevin and The Global Ghost Team™ now maintain a 100 percent successful track record of being able to penetrate the security of any system they are paid to hack into using a combination of technical exploits and social engineering.
Kevin's presentations are akin to "technology magic shows" and include live demonstrations the latest hacks and cyber threats.
Partner, Pen Test Partners LLP
Ken has been working in IT security for over 15 years. He writes for various newspapers and industry magazines, and regularly advises the broader press and news broadcasters. He works at Pen Test Partners who specialise in helping organisations understand and quantify risk to their business. In an effort to get beyond the unhelpful FUD put about by many security vendors Ken speaks widely on computer security, the Internet of Things, and takes great pleasure in highlighting vulnerabilities.
The People Hacker
Jenny Radcliffe - aka “The People Hacker” is an expert in Social Engineering, negotiation, persuasion and influence, non-verbal communication and deception, using her skills to help clients from global corporations and law enforcement, to poker players, politicians and the security industry.
Jenny speaks, consults and trains people in the skills of “people hacking” and explains how “Social Engineering” using psychological methods can be a huge threat to organisations of all sizes. She reveals how that same knowledge is a valuable tool for security professionals of all types in the prevention of these attacks, scams and cons of all kinds.
Using a blend of anecdotes, science and humour, Jenny is an exceptional and highly impactful speaker. A regular keynote at major security events (Infosec, Rant, DISA, Nordic IT Security, ICS2, Trend Micro, Cisco, NTT, Bright talk, Cyber Security Week, London Fraud Forum, SC Congress,ITWeb) and multipleTEDx contributor, Jenny has been a guest expert on security, scams and social engineering for various television and radio shows as well as online media.
Jenny is the host of the internationally successful podcast “The Human Factor” (Itunes) which interviews people from all walks of life about social engineering, security, business and life.
Technical Director & Senior Advisor, NCC Group
Paul is technical director and senior advisor at global cyber security and risk mitigation specialist NCC Group. He is responsible for communicating with and advising boards on the cyber risks facing their organisation and the threats specific to the sector in which they operate.
Paul has led the cyber team on Channel 4’s Hunted for the last two years, working with ex-military personnel and former police detectives in order to track down voluntary fugitives who were on the run. The programme’s cyber team was made up of NCC Group consultants including Doug Ipperciel, Chris Mayhew and Richard Warren.
Technical Evangelist, Microsoft
Marcus Robinson is a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft with a focus on writing and talking about DevOps practices to technical audiences throughout the UK.
For 12 years prior to joining Microsoft Marcus was the manager of an managed IT services company based in Leeds. In recent years Marcus has assisted many organisations with the migration of services from traditional on premises environments to the public cloud. He has become a recognised expert in technologies such as Windows Server and Microsoft Azure and has also authored numerous training courses for Learning Tree International.
Joining Microsoft provided the ideal opportunity for Marcus to concentrate on what he enjoys - working with and talking about the latest technologies.
Detective Constable, Cyber Crime Team, Greater Manchester Police
Detective Constable Paul Taylor is an investigator working in the Greater Manchester Police (GMP) Cyber Crime Team. The Team are a dedicated resource put in place in November 2014 to deal with the rising threat of cyber crime and investigate all reports of Computer Misuse Act offences and online extortion reported to GMP.
Over the last two years GMP have dealt with over 9,000 reports of cyber enabled crime which is ever increasing and affects most crime types including harassment, blackmail, fraud and emerging crime coined as sextortion and revenge porn.
Paul has investigated a number of denial of service attacks against online retailers, website hacking & defacements and an increasing number of ransomware reports. Paul believes that prevention is key to reducing the affect cyber crime has on the public and businesses and is passionate about sharing real life experiences of cyber crime victims and the tales told by those that get arrested for such offending.