Data Processing Practices that affect Cybersecurity

Date:
Thursday 17 March 2016

Time:
6.00pm

Venue:
Room TBC, Buckingham Building, University of Portsmouth, Lion Terrace, Portsmouth, PO1 3HE | Map and directions

Cost:
Free of Charge for both BCS Members and Non-Members

Joint meeting with BCS Hampshire Branch and University of Portsmouth.

Speaker: Dr Nick Savage, Head of the School of Computing at the University of Portsmouth.

Event Details:

This talk will review how and where data is stored in a system and the mechanisms that could expose that data to unauthorised/unauthenticated users. Examples will be provided of techniques that have been used to exploit holes in security and the techniques that can be used to mitigate these risks.

Nick Savage, is the Head of the School of Computing at the University of Portsmouth. He was previously a principal lecturer in the School of Engineering at the University of Portsmouth, where he taught networking and security. He is a member of Working Group 3 for the European Commission’s Network and Information Security Platform and has previously worked on projects funded by the Office of Communications and the Engineering and Physical Research Council. Nick holds a Ph.D. in telecommunications from the University of Portsmouth.