Aim and Scope of Symposium
symposium aims to bring together knowledge from many different domains
in order to create knowledge exchange and collaborative infrastructures,
which address the key cyber risks that Scotland and the UK faces. Key
focal points are:
- Education and Training within Cyber Education.
- Cybercrime Risks, Malware Analysis/Detection and Fraud.
- Security Data Gathering and Analytics.
- Cyber Risks, Resilience and Failover.
- Governance, auditability and accountability in the Cloud.
- Information Sharing across the Public and Private Sector.
- Critical Infrastructure and First Response.
- Real-time Analytics on Risks.
- Risks to privacy and identity theft.
will be a special focus on key areas such as the skills gap in cyber
education, law enforcement training, and in the provision of a range of
training infrastuctures. The work is supported within the DFET EU
project, which aims to train security professionals in key areas of
malware, fraud and related areas.
Programme Draft (subject to change)
Session 1: Threat Landscape (09:30 to 11:00)
- Welcome and opening address, Professor Bill Buchanan, School of Computing, Edinburgh Napier University.
- Tackling cybercrime in the UK, Andy Archibald, Head of the National Cyber Crime Unit, National Crime Agency (UK)
- ISACA’s response to the threat: what are the challenges, what are we doing, what can you do? James Kwaan, ISACA
- Cyber Security – Art or Engineering?, David Calder – Security Managing Director of ECS Security
Session 2: Cyber Education (11:30 to 13:00)
- a cloud-based platform for educational training in digital forensics,
Professor Borka Jerman Blažič and Primoz Cigoj, Jožef Stefan Institute,
- The 2Centre network for cybercrime training in Europe, Cormac Callanan, CEO of Aconite Internet Solutions
- Gamification / gaming science, Jason McClay, G2G3
Session 3: Business Threats and Opportunities (14:00 to 15:00)
- Is business listening to cyber risk? Mandy Haeburn-Little, Director, Scottish Business Resilience Centre
- Evaluating cyber risk – why are we so bad at it?, Neil Anderson, Farrpoint
Session 4: Cyber Threats (16:00 to 17:30)
priorities - the change from an analogue to a digital society,
Detective Superintendent Steven Wilson, Specialist Crime Division,
- The cyber risk landscape, Don Smith, Technology Director, Dell SecureWorks
- Cyber attacks – the price of doing business in the digital world? David Ferbrache OBE, Special Advisor Cyber Security, KPMG (UK)