Tackling the Business of Insecurity - Penetration Testing and Cyber Security Good Practice


SPEAKERS/PANEL MEMBERS 
Gemma More- Director of Cyberis
Andy Taylor - Information Security Management Principles Editor
Amanda Finch - CEO of the Chartered Institute of Information Security
David Alexander - Senior Security Architect at Urenco

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AGENDA
6.00pm Tea/coffee
6.30pm Start/introductions
6.35pm How to get the best value for money from your penetration test programme – Gemma Moore
7.15pm What does ‘good’ look like in information security? – panel discussion with Andy Taylor, Amanda Finch and David Alexander
8.00pm Networking
9.00pm Close

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SYNOPSIS
How to get the best value for money from your penetration test programme – Gemma Moore

Penetration testing is a great tool to help organisations identify and manage risk, but how do you get best value for money?  Gemma Moore, Director of Cyberis and one of the authors of the new BCS book Penetration Testing, will discuss how to make the right decisions to ensure you don't waste your money, including:

• How to decide what type of penetration test to commission
• How to select the best providers to meet your needs
• How to work with your penetration testers during an engagement
• What to do with your reports when you receive them

What does ‘good’ look like in information security? – panel discussion with Andy Taylor, Amanda Finch and David Alexander

Join Information Security Management Principles editor Andy Taylor and authors Amanda Finch and David Alexander as they discuss what ‘good’ looks like in information security, in this interactive panel.

Topics likely to be covered in the discussion include:

• Information risk and security lifecycles
• Establishing an information security framework
• Implementing procedural and technical security controls
• Disaster recovery and business continuity management

The panel session will also include the opportunity for audience questions.

Attendees will receive an exclusive discount on the upcoming new edition of Information Security Management Principles.


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BIOGRAPHIES
Gemma Moore

Gemma Moore is an expert in penetration testing and simulated targeted attack. Having been a CHECK Team Leader since 2007, she holds CREST certifications in Infrastructure, Applications and Simulated Attack. Gemma has spent more than a decade working in the security consultancy industry and has helped customers across a wide range of industry sectors assess their risks and improve their security. Gemma is an engaging presenter and trainer who is passionate about helping her customers improve their own skills and experience. She delivers training and workshops to industry professionals, developers, operational teams and end-users. In recognition of her outstanding level of commitment to the technical information security industry and the highest level of excellence in CREST examinations, Gemma was selected to receive a CREST Fellowship award in 2017.

Andy Taylor
Andy Taylor is an independent information security advisor and consultant who has worked in the field since the mid 1980s.  He has undertaken a variety of security related assignments during his career in the Royal Navy and subsequently in his consultancy work

Amanda Finch
Amanda Finch is the CEO of the Chartered Institute of Information Security and has specialised in Information Security management since 1991. She has always taken a practical approach to the application of security controls to meet business objectives and been an active contributor to the industry. She is dedicated to gaining recognition for the discipline to be recognised as a profession and in her current within her role she works with Industry, Government and Academia, assisting all sectors in raising levels of competency and education. 

David Alexander
David Alexander is a SABSA Chartered Security Architect and works as the Senior Security Architect at Urenco. He has 28 years of experience in information security, including network security, smart metering, Industrial Control Systems, cryptographic protocols, rInstituteisk management and governance and security for the Internet of Things. He is a Chartered Fellow of the BCS and was one of their examiners for the CISMP, CIRMP and CBCMP qualifications. David is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Information Security and has an MSc in Information Security from Royal Holloway where he is module leader for network security.               



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Tackling the Business of Insecurity - Penetration Testing and Cyber Security Good Practice
Date and time
2 December, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
Ground Floor
25 Copthall Avenue
London
England
EC2R 7BP
Price
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