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Friday 4 November 2016
The Institute of Directors, London
10:00 Tea & Coffee on arrival
10:30 Welcome & Introduction
Peter Wood (Click here for biography)
CEO, First Base Technologies LLP
10:45 "Crisis PR"

A crisis is any situation that can affect integrity or reputation.

This could be an act of gross negligence; when a company suffers a breach or a major outage from malware; a client is adversely affected where the supplier is accountable; the organisation publishes something that is factually incorrect, libellous or a spokesperson slanders someone in an interview.

During his session, Neil will cover the do's and don'ts of crisis pr to help you prepare so that, should the worst happen, you can ensure everyone knows what needs to be done so all parties can act quickly and succinctly to initially contain the situation and ultimately limit any reputational damage.

Neil Stinchcombe (Click here for biography)
Co-Founder & Director, Eskenzi PR
11:30 "Continuity & Integrity of Electronic Evidence"

During the meeting, Tony will be touching on the main points around seizing and preserving electronic evidence, which relate primarily to the vital importance of both continuity and the integrity of electronic evidence.

Tony Noble(click here for biography)
Owner, TN Specialist Training Ltd
12:15 Q&A and Discussion
12:30 Networking Lunch
13:45 "Challenging Infosec students to be employable"

The shortage of skilled people in Information Security is well-known but latest figures show that the full impact of the shortage is now starting to hit companies worldwide. There are over 50 Masters level courses in the UK with a cyber-security element and even more undergraduate courses, meaning that the UK should be well-placed to fill the skills gap in graduate level work. Despite this, there are many negative comments about the suitability and attributes of the "cyber/infosec" graduates being produced. Part of this talk will look at possible reasons for this.

The Ethical Hacking degree at Abertay University is widely-recognised as producing vocational graduates who are very suitable for the security testing industry. This talk examines what has happened in the 10 years that this course has been running, why the course has been largely successful and also looks at the future directions of the course.

Colin McLean (click here for biography)
Lecturer in Ethical Hacking, Abertay University, Dundee
14:30 Roundtable & Q&A
14:55 Closing Remarks
15:00 Meeting Closes
£175 + VAT per person.
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Diary Dates 2017: 3 Feb 2017, 12 May 2017


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