Why should you spend 6% of your revenue on protection?

If you do not protect your business, then someone will take it away from you. Hackers and the unscrupulous are envious of what you have. Whether you are a multi-national, a small business, a sole trader or a non-for profit they do not discriminate. This technology and business briefing doesn’t focus on the basics of spoofing, it focusses on how hackers assess your key assets and uses them: your people. It shows through real examples and why everyone is responsible for protecting your business.

Andrew gives deep insight and experience on how hackers use your internet footprint and freely available data about your people. Sinu gives deep insight on the methods, defences, and how to handle such attacks.

The speakers are volunteers for this event and are not compensated for their views.

The unconference format gives you time to get to grips with the topic of the evening, according to your needs.

Joint event between BCS Berkshire Branch, BCS Elite and the Institute of Directors present the latest in their long-running series of joint biennial unconferences at Oracle’s offices in Reading. They are joining forces to allow an open exchange of current best practices in collaboration and teamwork.


Hosts: Mike Buckland (BCS) and John Morton (IoD)


Andrew Tillman – Director of Intelligence at Tillmana Group Ltd
Sinu Peter - Principal Security Architect at CyberProof and UST Global


18.30 Registration and Networking
19.00 Welcome & Introduction to Speakers
19.10 Andy Tillman
19.25 Sinu Peter
19.40 Q&A
19.50 Separate into groups
20.30 Plenary session – group summaries
20:50 Final Q&A
21.15 Close



Andrew Tillman is a cyber intelligence professional specialising in protecting organisations from cyber and cyber-enabled crime, with specific focus on intellectual property protection and advanced online investigations.

As the former Head of Intelligence for a national UK law enforcement agency, Andrew has considerable experience in the cyber intelligence and investigations arena. This experience, combined with an overwhelming passion for the subject area, now helps him design, build, and implement cyber Intelligence facilities, in addition to providing specialist cyber security consultancy services, for the public and private sectors.

Sinu Peter is responsible for advising clients on the integration of managed security services to manage risk. He brings to the table over twelve years of consulting and industry experience specializing in advisory and delivery roles in IT and security, serving clients across the public, private and financial services sectors.

Sinu was previously the Engineering lead and Service Operations Manager at Deloitte UK, where he focused on the management and lead of a team that specialised in the architecture, design, build, and testing of cyber solutions as an integrated part of a large “system of systems” used to deliver managed services.

He has worked in enterprise security operations, incident management, risk management, regulatory compliance and audit, and network and infrastructure protection, on a wide range of platforms including on-premise, mobile and hybrid cloud.

He contributes keenly to his local ISC2 and BCS (BCS. The Chartered Insitute for IT ) chapters. His certifications include ISO 27001 Lead Auditor/Implementor, C|EH and CISSP.


BCS Member rate £10 plus VAT, plus booking fees.
Non- Member £20 plus VAT, plus booking fees.

Catering: canapes, sandwiches, soft cold drinks, coffee and tea



Download the presentation slides (PDF)



IOD  https://www.iod.com/

BCS Berkshire Branch https://www.bcs.org/membership/member-communities/berkshire-branch/
BCS Elite https://www.bcs.org/category/18242



Oracle Customer Visit Centre, Building 510, Oracle Parkway, Thames Valley Park, Reading, RG6 1RA.

If you come by car, please use the customer parking spaces on the left the building.

If you come by public transport, you can take the free shuttle bus from Reading Station but will need a taxi or lift back.


Oracle requests that all delegates book by close of business on Friday 11th October. Bookings after that date may not be issued with a named security pass. 

Refund Policy:


A full refund will be issued if a cancellation is received by 11 October 2019 otherwise, name substitutions will be allowed after this date.

Things to note: - This event may be recorded.

For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event please note that BCS does not issue invitation letters.

Break the People, Break the Organisation - Berkshire Branch
Date and time
Wednesday 16 October, 6:30pm - 9:15pm
Oracle Customer Visit Centre
510 Oracle Parkway
Thames Valley Park
This event is sold out