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Resilience & Cyber4Good 2022

Wednesday 05 October to Thursday 06 October

Time: 11:00-12:45 each morning via Teams Live

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This event has been postponed following the death of The Queen.
It will now take place on 5th & 6th October.

Cyber attacks on public service organisations are an ever present reality – how do we build both defences and resilience?

Resilience is the name of the game, and cyber-attack an ever present threat to the public sector. Join us to for Cyber4Good to share and learn how we can work together to keep vital public services running - come what may. 

DAY ONE - Host and moderator: Helen Olsen Bedford, UKAuthority

Paul Barnes, Head of Operations and Engagement - Cyber Security, NHS England

Lawrence Hopper, Deputy Director for Digital, Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities 

Local government cyber and digital reform - an outline ofvthe Local Digital’s plans for the next three years and what this means for local government including lessons learnt so far and what’s next on their journey to drive cyber and digital reform in the sector 

Jamie Cross, Programme Manager - Cyber Security Support, Local Government Association 

What can we learn from the Cyber 360s? - an introduction to the Cyber 360 programme, common themes and learning across the five pilots, how the programme will be developed and calls to action

Geoff Connell, Director of IMT & CDO, Norfolk County Council and chair of the national Cyber Technical Advisory Group (CTAG) 

CTAG & Post PSN Assurance - a look at how local government cyber security will be assessed once the PSN is no longer in use (next year); how CTAG is working with relevant government departments to help ensure the new regime is appropriate and not overly onerous; plus an update on CTAG & WARPS to help the audience know how to get the most out of them

Henry Hughes, Security Director, JISC

DAY TWO - Host and moderator: Helen Olsen Bedford, UKAuthority

Andrew Gould, Detective Chief Superintendent, National Cybercrime Programme Lead, National Police Chiefs’ Council 

The Police Response - an update on the current threat and what policing offers organisations to help protect themselves

Emma Velle, Cyber Security Specialist for NHS and Local Government, Cisco

David Willis, Senior Information Security Officer, Lancashire & South Cumbria Health & Social Care Partnership

David Cowan, Head of ICT, Copeland Borough Council 

Covid Cyber Security Challenges at Copeland - a brief overview of some of the cyber security challenges and responses in Copeland Borough Council and how these activities impact beyond the Covid experience

The cyber security stakes have been rising since long before the start of the Covid pandemic back in 2020. But the pandemic highlighted both our reliance on technology to keep health and public services running – and the appetite from bad actors to infiltrate these organisations, for whatever reason.

Can we truly keep one step ahead or anticipate the next direction of attack? How do we build resilience and continuity into service design and architecture? As end points multiply with the proliferation of IoT devices and home working can we underpin systems with security by design?

This event is free to attend for the public sector. Please register using your public sector email – registrations from personal email addresses may be rejected.

Our partner

Cisco Secure is Cisco’s comprehensive security product portfolio. Its emphasis on resilience, and partnerships with the UK’s leading security experts, from the National Crime Agency to the National Cyber Security Centre, helps organisations close security gaps, see more, anticipate what’s next and take the right action. Find out more here

Who should attend?

Suggested, but not limited to, SIRO / CIO / CDO, Heads of IT, Assistant and Chief Executives, Members, Heads of Digital and Digital Leaders, Cyber Security Leads, Data Leaders, Transformation and Change, Customer Insight, Finance, Strategy and Corporate Services, Departmental Service Heads/Senior Managers.


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