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Wednesday, 20 September morning: 11:00 - 12:30

How can we improve Cyber Security Resilience across the NHS and social care? - Paul Barnes, Head of Operations & Engagement - Cybersecurity, NHS England
This presentation will cover the complex and changing landscape of cybersecurity in the health and care system, and the steps we can take to help ensure patient data is used effectively and efficiently across integrated care systems while ensuring good cyber hygiene.

How Cybersecurity underpins the delivery of patient care - Emma Velle, Cyber Security Specialist, Cisco UKI and Richard McCue, Head of Technology, Staffordshire and Shropshire Health Informatics Service (S&SHIS)
Richard McCue and Emma Velle discuss the vision of how cybersecurity underpins the delivery of patient care throughout the care system, the challenges we face and the role technologies can play.

Enhancing resilience in the public sector - Representative, National Cyber Security Centre
An overview of the opportunities and challenges. 

Q&A and discussion - all speakers

Thursday, 21 September morning: 11:00 - 12:30

Cybercrime Resilience: Police Cyber Alarm and Cyber Resilience Centres - Martin Peters, Detective Superintendent at City of London Police and Deputy Lead for the National Cybercrime Programme for the National Police Chiefs' Council
An overview of the Police Cyber Alarm which provides policing with a more comprehensive picture of the cyber threat landscape, informs cyber defence strategy and collects evidence that can be used in the identification, pursuit and prosecution of cyber criminals. His session will also cover the cyber resilience centres - a regional network promoting the importance of cyber resilience across the business and third sector communities.

Defend-as-one: Strengthening resilience through public and private sector collaboration - Dan Patefield, Head of Cyber and National Security, techUK
The presentation will focus on the strength of the UK cyber eco-system and how the strength of the public-private partnership in cyber can enable transformation across the UK economy.

Privacy-enhancing technologies: tools for public good? - Calum Inverarity, Senior Researcher, Open Data Institute 
Privacy-enhancing technologies are attracting increased attention based on their potential to increase access to data that would otherwise be restricted due to concerns about privacy, sensitivity and security. In this session, Calum Inverarity will cover how these technologies might be used to improve systems and processes in the public sector, as well as some of the measures we need to have in place to minimise the potential for their misuse.

The cyber challenge for the higher education sector - Henry Hughes, Chief Technology Office, Jisc The cyber challenge for the higher education sector
Cyber security is an ever-present and growing threat to universities and here Henry Hughes looks at the opportunities and challenges faced by the sector – and what advice and support is available. 

Q&A and discussion - all speakers

Friday 22 September: 11:00 - 12:30

Local Authority Cyber Resilience 2023 - Geoff Connell, Director of Digital Services at Norfolk County Council and chair of the national Cyber Technical Advisory Group (CTAG) 
Evolving threats including AI, modern backups, shared SOCs , supply chain and partnership working

Refine your plans, rehearse your people: how the LGA’s Cyber Reaction Exercises can support your council to become more resilient - Jamie Cross, Programme Manager – Bespoke Cyber Support and Billy Ruston, Response Specialist - Cyber Security, Local Government Association 
A session will talk about the LGA’s new offer of support for councils, the Cyber Reaction Exercises. Including why exercising is so important, how to build momentum for cyber focused exercising across a council, how to get involved and make the most of this free support for councils.

Testing a Cyber Assessment Framework for Local Government: What We've Learned So Far - Rachel Downs, Senior Cyber Product Manager, Local Digital Team, Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities 
Lessons learned from DLUHC's in-progress pilot of a Cyber Assessment Framework for Local Government with eight councils. We'll share how this is likely to shape our approach for the sector and what councils can do now to prepare.

Q&A and discussion - all speakers


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