ISSA-UK "Ethics and Security" London Chapter Meeting - 26th June 2014

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‘Ethics and Security' – June London Chapter Meeting


Thursday, 26 June 2014 from 4.00 to 9.00 pm, London

You are warmly invited to our London Chapter Meeting ‘Ethics and Security' where we see some of the industry's top speakers.  We will also be introducing a special guest panel for this session.  Thanks to Grant Thornton for sponsoring the venue and to HP for sponsoring drinks.(3 CPE points awarded on attendance).

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4:30 – Registration and refreshments

5.00 –  Welcome and Introduction, Tim Holman, ISSA-UK President

5.10 –  Oliver Hoare, Homeland & Cyber Security Strategy Director, Dysart Solutions,'Protecting the greatest show on earth: cyber security, Olympics and beyond'

Oliver Hoare

Oliver Hoare is Managing Director of Dysart Solutions, a strategy consultancy specialising in national and cyber security.  Prior to establishing Dysart in 2012, Oliver was the Head of cyber security and Information Assurance for the London 2012 Olympic an Paralympic games. Oliver advised ministers on a range of technology and security matters, and during ‘games operations' was the Olympic cyber lead in UK's crisis management operations within the Cabinet Office Briefing Rooms known as ‘COBR'

5.40 –  Networking break

5.50 –  John Elliott, Director, Open Rights Group

‘When doing your job breaks the law, what's the ethical response?

John Elliott

The range of defensive and offensive cyber security tools now available make it inevitable that information security professionals will be asked to knowingly or unknowingly break the law.  How should we respond and how does this fit with the ethical pledges our professional qualifications demand?

John Elliott is an information security profesisonal and a director of the Open Rights Group, a civil society organisation that exists to preserve and promote rights in the digital age.

6.20 –  Special Guest Panel, chaired by Geoff Harris, ISSA International Director, ISSA-UK, ‘Information Security Professional Ethics in the wake of Snowden Revelations'

Panellists include:

  • Philip Virgo, Former Secretary General, EURIM
  • Ian McKinnon, CGI,  IT Security Consultant
  • Chris Phillips, ex-head of NACTSO, National Counter Terrorism Security Office, Managing Director, IPPSO,
  • Dai Davis, Technology Lawyer, PCD
  • Geordie Stewart, Managing Director, Risk Intelligence, Ltd

7.10 –  Closing thoughts followed by Networking Drinks, sponsored by HP

9.00 – Event Close

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