Securing the Future

There was a capacity audience for the most recent DGSF Forum Event looking at ‘Securing the Future’.  It included updates on the new ‘National Cyber Security Centre’ and ‘Responding to the Next generation of Cyber Threats’, together with a case study from the Royal Navy on ‘Securing its ships and services in the digital age. Details of the presentation have been shared with DGSF members and attendees.

Dinner and Roundtable Discussion

The DGSF is hosting a Dinner and Roundtable discussion on Tuesday, 10th May 2016 to discuss Combatting Cyber Extortion. The Roundtable discussion will include input from Marcus Viertel, who is Intel Security’s European expert on ransomware and crypto-malware, together with other specialist contributions.

Securing ‘smart’ Infrastructure

Securing ‘smart’ Infrastructure – The Internet of Things is revolutionising the world around us, connecting everything from heart rate monitors to nuclear power stations, but in many cases security is lagging behind the development and expansion of functionality. As the Chancellor said in his recent speech at GCHQ, ‘the stakes could hardly be higher – if our electricity supply, air traffic control, or hospitals were successfully attacked, the impact could be measured not just in terms of economic damage but of lives lost’. Does ‘smart’ mean ‘exploitable’? How can we protect our smart cities and connected infrastructure?

Cyber Tech Forum for UK Public Sector

Join this free-of-charge breakfast event to gain the latest insights into some of the current major cyber threats to the UK and the National Crime Agency will update us on the cyber threat and current challenges . It will also highlight some of the actions you can take to mitigate the threat to Public Sector organisations. This Event is being offered by Intel Security, which is a DGSF sponsor. Agenda*:

The ‘Future of Information Security’

The DGSF is hosting a small Dinner and Roundtable discussion on Tuesday, 12th January, 2016 to discuss our latest report on the Future of Information Security. We will be considering

Intel Security Summit 2015

All DGSF members have a free invitation to the Intel Security Summit on 18th November 2015 in London. The latest DGSF Report entitled ‘the Future of Information Security’ will be formally launched at the Summit, as part of an impressive programme of presentations.   This event has been designed to equip attendees with ideas and information on how to keep digital assets and data safe from internal and external threats. You

The Future of Information & Cyber Security – Adapting to the Changing Environment

How are Information & Cyber Security challenges changing? In this Forum Event we will look at the issues from three very different perspectives. This will include drawing on recent research findings by Chatham House, Intel Security, Europol and the DGSF. What the implications for your organisation?

Post General Election Review: 17th June

Post General Election Review: How will Public Sector ICT Plans Change and what are the Security Implications? Lunch and Roundtable Discussion Date:  Wednesday, 17th June Venue: Central London  Time:  12.15 for 12.30, to finish by 2.45pm   The DGSF is hosting a small Lunch and Roundtable discussion on Wednesday, 17th June to consider how Public Sector ICT Plans will change as a result of Election and the implications for information security. 

Adapting and Evolving

This very successful Event was held at Bletchley Park on 17th March: The presentation and papers are available for DGSF Members to download

Future Thinking: Roundtable Discussion

Future Thinking:  How will public sector organisations of the future operate and what are the security implications? Dinner and Roundtable Discussion Date: Thursday 4th December The aim of this Roundtable discussion was to ‘look forward’ to consider how government and the wider public might change in the future and the implications for information security.  It explored The likely impact of continuing austerity, coupled with changes in technology and changing citizen

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