Cyber Crime - without the hype - a call for action?

Date:
Wednesday 22 January 2003

Time:
7:00pm for 7.30pm

Speaker:
David Spinks, Director of Security & Privacy, EDS (Europe, Middle East & Africa)

Venue:
Basingstoke College of Technology, South Site, Worting Road, Basingstoke. There should be ample parking in the South Site Car Park. Directions on www.bcot.ac.uk

David Spinks is responsible for EDS' Security and Privacy services including Cyber Intelligence, Business Risk Management Consulting, E-Trusted Services, Computer Forensics, Cyber Security Institute and Secure Digital Communications. More recently he was asked to coordinate EDS's aviation security product and service offerings including personnel and baggage Biometric and Smart Card Authentication systems.

He is chairman of the E-commerce Security special interest group and the Eurim Business Continuity committee. In addition, he is a member of the Guild of Security Controllers, BCS and co-author of the guide "E-commerce - A World of Opportunity".

David has spoken to audiences all over the world on subjects such as Risk Management, Cyber Crime, Business Continuity Planning and Information Security. He is an experienced media spokesperson and has been interviewed on the terrorist threat to aviation on international outlets such as CNN.

As part of the U.K. government's National Infrastructure Protection initiative, David has spoken alongside Prime Minister Tony Blair and he has advised the UK and European governments on E-Crime and terrorist actions and industry leaders on emergency planning. In 1999 he updated the World Bank and the United Nations on the United Kingdom's preparedness for major disasters.