40th anniversary of the BCS Information Security Specialist Group Event.

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  • Steve Sands, Information Security SG Chair
  • Paul Skinner, Information Security SG Secretary


The Information Security Specialist Group (ISSG) is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year! , We are having a series of events and celebrations over the next year to commemorate this.

Our main event is on Thursday, 13th April, 3 – 6 pm at the BCS London office, followed by refreshments.

The event will include short talks by Past Chairs reflecting on key information security moments over the past 40 years.

In addition, we will be hosting panel discussions and concluding with a talk on the future of cyber security from Sarah Armstrong-Smith, Microsoft’s Chief Security Advisor.

Our events are for adults aged 16 years and over.

BCS is a membership organisation. If you enjoy this event, please consider joining BCS. You’ll be very welcome. You’ll receive access to many exclusive career development tools, an introduction to a thriving professional community and also help us make IT good for society. Join BCS today

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


BCS is following government guidelines and we would ask attendees to continue to also follow these guidelines. Please go to https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ for more information, advice, and instructions.

This event is brought to you by: BCS Information Security specialist group (ISSG)

ISSG at 40
Date and time
Thursday 13 April, 3:00pm - 8:00pm
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
Ground Floor, 25 Copthall Avenue
This event is sold out