The Xmas Cyber Symposium becomes a New Year Symposium, and this year it will be even bigger, with talks from the leaders in the area of Cyber Security. [Details]
The main focus
of the Symposium is to investigate the risks caused by Cyber threats,
including their impact on business, individuals and society. There will
also be a wide range of prizes for students, with a special focus on
education and training within cyber security.
This 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:
There 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.
It will be the place to hear about the dawning the Cyber Age, with key talks from:
Andy Archibald, Head of the National Cyber Crime Unit, National Crime Agency (UK). Profile.
David Ferbrache OBE, Special Advisor Cyber Security, KPMG (UK). Profile.
Don Smith, Technology Director, Dell SecureWorks. Profile.
The event will be held at the Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh on Thursday 8 Jan 2015. To book your place, go to: http://cybersym.eventbrite.co.uk/
The event will be co-hosted by Farrpoint.