The Cyber Academy and MBM Commercial hosted a highly successful
conference event, and which outlined some of the
current issues of law and cyber security.
The rise in use of mobile technology and cloud services has helped drive
the ‘Big Data’ revolution, providing businesses with new data and new
opportunities to exploit it. At the same time there has been exponential
growth in the incidents of ransomware and other malicious security
issues. In addition, businesses need to be aware of the impact of the
impending implementation of tougher data protection laws now that the
‘countdown to compliance’ with the new GDPR has well and truly begun.
MBM Commercial, in conjunction with the Cyber Academy at Edinburgh Napier University (http://thecyberacademy.org
hosted a seminar to look at some of the key issues affecting data
security created by this ‘perfect storm’ and help identify how best to
cope with the legal and technical challenges facing businesses today.
The event integrated speakers across a range of disciplines with
perspectives from the legal, law enforcement, technical, business and
Current Threat Landscape – Eamonn Keane, Police Scotland
Data Protection compliance under GDPR – Andy Harris, MBM Commercial
Network Security in the Age of the Third Platform – Stephen Hampton, Hutchinson Networks
Insider Threats and Ransomware – Professor Bill Buchanan, Edinburgh Napier University
Some photos of the event are here