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Resilience & Cyber4Good

Wednesday 20 September to Friday 22 September

Time: 11:00-12:30 via Teams Live

Cyber attacks are one of our greatest threats in the public sector and are an ever present reality – how can we truly keep one step ahead or anticipate the next direction of attack? 

Resilience is the name of the game and this virtual conference will explore how we can work together to keep vital public services running - come what may. Taking place  over three mornings (11:00 - 12:30) it will bring together public sector leaders to share examples of what can be achieved with the opportunity for discussion and Q&A sessions too. 

Wednesday morning - 20 September 

Paul Barnes, Head of Operations & Engagement - Cybersecurity, NHS England

Emma Velle, Cyber Security Specialist, Cisco UKI

Richard McCue, Head of Technology, Staffordshire and Shropshire Health Informatics Service 

National Cyber Security Centre representative

Thursday morning - 21 September 

Martin Peters, Detective Superintendent at City of London Police and Deputy Lead for the National Cybercrime Programme for the National Police Chiefs' Council

Dan Patefield, Head of Cyber and National Security, techUK

Calum Inverarity, Senior Researcher, Open Data Institute

Henry Hughes, Chief Technology Officer, Jisc

Friday morning - 22 September 

Geoff Connell, Director of Digital Services at Norfolk County Council and chair of the national Cyber Technical Advisory Group (CTAG)

Billy Ruston, Response Specialist - Cyber Security, Local Government Association

Jamie Cross, Programme Manager – Bespoke Cyber Support, Local Government Association

Rachel Downs, Senior Cyber Product Manager - Local Digital Team, Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

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.


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.

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