Over the last few months, we have been fortunate enough to work with a number of speakers on the issue of cybersecurity. As remote working is likely to stay, in some part, for many of us, it is a time to be even more mindful of what potential threats we may face online.
If you are planning an event and looking to learn more cybersecurity these are just a few of the speakers we work with that might be of interest.
Charlie McMurdie is the former Head of Scotland Yards of Economic and Cyber Crime, and a respected conference speaker on cybersecurity and online crime.
As head of the Police Central eCrime Unit and National cybercrime programmes, Charlie was the UK’s top law enforcement officer in the international world of hacking, cybercrime, and online fraud
Her speaking topics include –
- Cybersecurity & Cyber Crime
- Women in leadership
- Dealing with uncertainty
Catherine Knibbs is a clinical researcher and speaker helping companies and individuals understand human behaviours in a digital world and helps to explain why we behave in the manner we do online. She is the Director for Privacy 4 Therapists, which is an industry-standard relating to the privacy of data and she is the Director for ACTO’s Research & Development section as well as a Child/Adult Trauma Psychotherapist and is currently completing a Ph.D. in Cybertrauma
Catherine is working with companies and organisations alike to help them better understand human behaviour in the digital world and how we can better manage it and how we understand we people do what they do and the impact it is having on people’s mental health.
Her speaking topics include –
- Human behaviours online
- Cybertrauma/Online Harm and the impact of this on the human
- Pornography use in Children, young people, and adults
- Gaming- Good, bad, or indifferent?
- Technology to hack your health and achieve higher performance
- Cyberbullying what is it?
- Safeguarding around digital tech
- Mental Health and Technology
- Social Media the impact and influence- are we addicted?
- The human algorithm- why we make the errors online
- Online professional conduct
Gary Hibberd is a Cyber Security Expert, with over 20 years of experience in technology, Data Protection, and Cybersecurity. He is now ‘The Professor of Communicating Cyber’for the Cyberfort Group. Gary started his career back in 1985, when he wanted to become a Hacker(!).
Since then he has worked in all areas as a programmer through to Ethical Hacker to Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). His credits also include being asked to speak at major business conferences on the topic of Cyber and cyber terrorism.
Speaking topics include:
- Cybercrime and CyberTerrorism – The new Crime Inc.
- The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly side of Cyberspace.
- What Cyber is doing to us.
- Why cybercriminals are targeting SMEs.
- The Future of Crime.
- War Games.
- You’re the problem – your IT is fine.
Misha Glenny is an award-winning journalist and a speaker on cybersecurity, crypto-currencies, and geopolitics.Misha Glenny made a name for himself as the BBC’s Central Europe Correspondent covering the 1989 revolutions and the wars in the former Yugoslavia. He has a Sony Gold Award for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcasting and is also a winner of BT’s Information Security Journalist of The Year. His book McMafia: Seriously Organised Crime and DarkMarket: How Hackers Became the New Mafia were shortlisted for several prizes, and McMafia has been adapted in a joint production between AMC (in the US) and the BBC into a major television series that has recently been commissioned for a second season.
Keynote topics include, but are not limited to:
- Cyber Security – Misha exposes cyber threats to businesses while arguing that high-tech digital solutions are only part of the solution. Every member of an organisation, from top to bottom, needs to understand their role in maintaining good cyber hygiene.
- Cryptocurrencies and blockchain Why are central governments so terrified of cryptocurrencies? And just what are blockchain, bitcoin, and Web 3.0 anyway? Misha explains all this and more in an illuminating talk that takes us on a journey through the darker side of these technologies and their implications for you, your company, and the world at large.
Oscar O’Connor is an internationally recognised expert and speaker in information/cyber security and resilience, working with clients to deliver value and societal benefit from their investments in technology and cybersecurity
With more than 20 years experience as an executive and non-executive director, charity trustee and board advisor in both private and public sectors, Oscar provides practical and achievable direction on addressing cybersecurity, privacy and information technology risks at the individual, organisational and societal levels, with long-term, sustainable solutions.
Some of the previous talk topics Oscar has delivered include –
- Navigating through the Cyber Security Technology Landscape
- Developing Cyber Security Strategies
- Engaging with the National Cyber Security Strategy: Working in Partnership to Reduce Risk in the Digital Age
- They Want Your Data and They Can’t Have Your Data
- Sustaining value through business continuity
- Cyber Security, Understanding the real risks
- Cyber Security as a Tool for Business Transformation
- Could cybercrime kill the Information Age?
- Alphabet Soup: Making Sense of Cyber Threat Intelligence
Jamie Woodruff is an ethical hacker and considered to be one of the leading authorities and speakers on hacking and cybersecurity. Jamie came into the public eye when he successfully hacked Facebook as part of a student competition at Bangor University where he was studying computer information systems.
He has since uncovered security holes in numerous high-profile operations, including Kim Kardashian’s website, which he hacked to reveal that it was putting her fans’ data at serious risk.
His speaking subjects cover –
- Risk in Technology
- Network Security
- Social Engineering
Bennett Arron is an award-winning writer, and stand-up comedian, and speaker on Identity Theft, Fraud, and GDPR. Several years ago, Bennett was in serious debt. He owed thousands of pounds to phone companies, banks, and department stores.
Only it wasn’t him. Bennett was the first major victim of Identity Theft in the UK. The crime left him penniless and homeless. Years later, Bennett wrote, directed, and presented the Channel 4 Documentary How To Steal An Identity in which he stole the identity of the Home Secretary.
Bennett Arron speaks at conferences but also speaks to Management and Staff at various companies and institutions on the subjects of –
- Identity Theft,
- GDPR (satisfying compliance requirements)
Bennett explains how the repercussions from clerical, computerised, or face-to-face errors can be devastating for both clients and companies. He shows real-case examples of how phishing, cold-calling, and investment scams have cost people hundreds of thousands of pounds and how he himself has conned people on social media into handing over information.
If you are looking for a speaker in CyberSecurity please do drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 020 8854 7247