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AGENDA: Cyber4Good Day Two



Have cyber criminals taken advantage of Covid-19? And if so, how has this impacted the public sector's ability to deliver services to our citizens?

With thanks to our Partners Mimecast and Proofpoint for supporting this UKAuthority event


DAY 2 - Thursday 1 October, 11:00 to 13:15

Host and moderator: Helen Olsen Bedford, UKAuthority


Steve Kennett, executive director and SIRO for e-infrastructure, Jisc
Jisc protecting the sector: Steve will talk about how we protect the Janet Network, how we protect our members and how we help our members to protect themselves

Peter Carthew, regional director, public sector UK&I, Proofpoint

People Centric - The New Blueprint: Peter will present a people centric approach as the new blueprint for cyber security, based on the concept of people having become the perimeter amidst the modern threat landscape

Nigel Gildea, security consultant, University of Surrey
University of Surrey - Drivers and Strategy for Cyber Awareness: Nigel will explain the three drivers for security awareness across the university of surrey and its two phase approach to rolling out its awareness programme

Panel discussion

Cyber-secure - are we all on the new front line?

Andrew Gould, detective chief superintendent, national cybercrime programme lead, National Police Chiefs' Council
Cybercrime - the police response: Andrew's session will cover the current threat from cybercrime and the national, regional and local policing response


Simon Clifford, director of digital and data, Police ICT Company
Cyber Alarm - Think big, start small - police innovation and new cyber capability: Simon will be talk about its genesis and growth, and how it demonstrates the evolution of building at scale capability to support public protection

Consultant, digital government team, National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)

Panel discussion Crime in the cyber-age - how to secure digital services?



Cyber4Good partners

Support from our event partners enables UKAuthority to produce free events for the public sector to share success stories and experience with each other - you can learn more about them below, and request contact below if you would like further information about their solutions and services 

Mimecast is a cybersecurity provider that helps thousands of organizations worldwide make email safer, restore trust and bolster cyber resilience. Known for safeguarding customers against dangerous email, Mimecast’s expanded cloud suite enables organizations to implement a comprehensive cyber resilience strategy. From email and web security, archive and data protection, to awareness training, uptime assurance and more, Mimecast helps organizations stand strong in the face of cyberattacks, human error and technical failure. Our customer engagement teams and Security Operations Center help organizations of all sizes with proactive support and actionable intelligence. Our easy to use and deploy cybersecurity platform with open APIs makes customers’ existing investments more valuable and teams smarter. The collective intelligence gathered across our global customer base and strong partner network provides a community defense that helps make the world a more resilient place.


Proofpoint is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organisations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, we help companies around the world stop targeted threats, safeguard their data, and make their users more resilient against cyber attacks. Leading organisations of all sizes, including more than half of the Fortune 1000, rely on us for people-centric security and compliance solutions that mitigate their most critical risks across email, the cloud, social media, and the web.






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