Event registration open for 2019

Cyber Crime 2019 Conference includes speakers from BCS, IBM X-Force, Secarma, LU Hack and the Police. Everyone is welcome. See how to secure your personal devices, business systems and data. We also explain how to plan, prepare and practice for an attack. You can also raise your cyber security concerns in our question and answer session. Topics include basic security, privacy and GDPR through to malware, ransomware, phishing, spoofing, code injections and AI. Are you secure? Join us to find out!

The Conference is part of Cyber Crime 2019. Arrive for just the conference at 6:00pm or attend the whole event from 12:30pm.

Cyber Crime 2019 Conference programme

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18:00 - 18:15 Welcome, BCS (15 min)
18:15 - 18:30 Protection advice, Police (15 min)
18:30 - 18:50 Understanding threats, Secarma (20 min)
18:50 - 19:05 The insider threat, Frazer-Nash (15 min)
19:05 - 19:20 Cyber Crime Cup ™ Awards, BT (15 min)
19:20 - 19:50 Defend cyber-attacks, IBM X-Force (30 min)
19:50 - 20:05 Hacking communities, LU Hack (15 min)
20:05 - 20:10 Concluding remarks, BCS (5 min)
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When: Mon 25 Nov 2019 Where: Etihad Stadium, Manchester Price: From £20

Link to share: www.bcs.org/cybercrime2019/conference

Cyber Crime 2019 Conference

See you at Etihad Stadium, Legends Suite at 6pm!

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Meet our speakers

Tristan Morgan

Director, BT Security

Having graduated with a BSC (Hons) in Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence, Tris has over 17 years’ experience in the security industry, from global governments to academic institutions in advancement of ground breaking security capability. His latest role is at the forefront of the Global Security Consultancy business at BT, providing intelligence and initiative on all matters of digital security to both large and small customers, police forces and global governments.


Julia Adamson

Director of Education, BCS

Julia's role at BCS helps to ensure the next generation thrives in the digital age. Once a teacher herself, she has a track record of successfully managing education technology programmes and was involved in establishing the Barefoot Computing Programme across the UK.


Katerina Tasiopoulou

Business Development, EU at IBM X-Force IRIS

Kat and the team at IBM X-Force IRIS (Incident Response and Intelligence Services) provide both proactive and reactive services to defend clients against cyber security threats. Kat has worked at IBM for over 2 years. She specialises in cryptosystems, malware systems and penetration testing (website / infrastructure / reverse engineering).


Holly Grace Williams

Technical Director, Secarma

Holly is the Technical Director of Secarma, a cybersecurity consultancy firm specialising in penetration testing. She has twelve years experience in leading information security teams. Her early career was spent in the military working in roles such as Site Security Officer, although she now works with a wide range of organisations. Holly holds a Master's degree (MSc) in Information Security from Cardiff Univerisity, and is working on a Master's in Business Administration (MBA).


LU Hack, Lancaster University

Ric Derbyshire and James Boorman, Lancaster University.

Ric and James are PhD students. They run LU Hack with the aim of creating an active hacking community. As some people in the group already have some knowledge whereas others know absolutely nothing, Ric and James created a syllabus to get everyone to the same basic standard. The syllabus is completed in one semester. It begins with explaining ethics such as not to hack real websites! This is followed by teaching all the basics of penetration testing such as privilege escalation. Each week they have a CTF (Capture The Flag) competition with a new challenge.


Helen Williams

Cyber Protect Officer, Police

Helen has worked for Merseyside Police for 10 years. She joined the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit in May 2014 as Protect Officer. She works alongside officers in the regional cyber-crime unit who investigate malware, network intrusion and denial of service attacks. Her role is to help businesses and the community in the North West, by providing information about the latest cyber threats, advice on how to protect your data, information and online assets and free resources to help you stay safe online.


Dr Heather Taylor

Behavioural Psychologist, Frazer-Nash Consultancy

Heather has over 15 years of experience across clinical trial, academia and business platforms. She has presented the findings of her research at multiple peer-reviewed conferences, and has had her work published in accredited psychological journals. Heather also has experience in security related research, analysis and investigation and most recently work on Organisational Resilience to Cyber Attacks. Heather is currently working on creating a Human Insider Threat Vulnerability Evaluation Tool.


Adrian Thompson

Software Engineer, BCS eSport platform for cyber security

Adrian is a freelance software engineer and consultant for website development, online marketing and cyber security. He has created and maintained secure solutions for large organisations such as The Football Association. Adrian has recently developed the world's first eSport Platform for Cyber Security - The first competition on this platform will be Cyber Crime Cup ™ and you can watch the live final at the stadium from 3pm with live commentary from Adrian and Kat. Adrian is also hosting the conference at 6pm.


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