Ransomware: Your Money or Your Data & BCS, Making IT Good for Society

Date/Time:
Thursday 21 April 2016, 12:00pm - 2.30pm

Venue:
Société Jersiaise, Pier Road, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 4XW

Cost:
Free

Speakers:
Carl Ceillam and David Evans

Who should attend?

Anyone who is interesting in IT as a profession, or in career development within the IT industry, Education in IT, Health and Wellbeing, Personal Data and IT capability including recruitment in IT.

Synopsis: Ransomware: Your Money or Your Data

Local security expert, Carl Ceillam of The Chain, will share some of his recent experiences of helping organisations in the Channel Islands respond to ransomware attacks.

The talk will cover:

­  What ransomware is, and how it gets in

­  How to recognise and respond to an attack

­  Strategies for preventing and minimising the effects of an attack

Carl will also include his analysis of an actual intrusion, illustrating how the malware infiltrates and systematically destroys data throughout an organisation’s IT infrastructure.

Speaker bio:

Carl is a local computer security expert, and runs his own IT security and forensic investigation business, The Chain Limited.

He has over 15 years’ experience in information security, primarily working as a security consultant in professional services. His main disciplines are computer forensics, penetration testing and IT audit.

Synopsis: BCS, Making IT Good for Society

BCS strategy of Making IT good for society is about the IT industry, IT professionals and ITs interaction with the world around us. Q&A, your opportunity to ask questions about BCS in the UK and locally.

Speaker bio:

David joined BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT in 2006. He is Director for Policy and Community. After a physics degree at the University of Southampton, David started his career in IT, then moved into a variety of marketing, communications and policy roles.

He has worked in a range of organisations from technology start-ups to global technology firm Intel Corporation. David’s background covers science and technology, marketing and communications, public policy and politics. In addition to being a professional member of BCS, he is also a member at the Institute of Directors.