INFOSECURITY EUROPE - a week to go!

31 May 2016

INFOSECURITY EUROPE - a week to go!
New technologies showcased, more new exhibitors and over 160 hours of seminars


News for release, London - 31 May 2016:  The 21st edition of Infosecurity Europe, Europe’s largest and most comprehensive Information Security event, will see more companies exhibit than ever before when it opens its doors on 7 June - including three times more new exhibitors than in 2015.   In addition, Infosecurity Europe’s Conference Programme will host over 160 hours of sessions with over 260 renowned thought-leading speakers presenting in eight conference theatres.

In addition to the Keynote Stage seminar programme already announced, the event will have:

  • More new exhibiting companies that ever before - Infosecurity Europe’s New Exhibitor Zone has tripled in size for 2016
  • UK’s Most Innovative Small Cyber Security Company of the Year, in collaboration with techUK’s Cyber Connect programme and The Department for Culture, Media & Sport - Keynote Stage will host competition final on Wednesday 8 June
  • Technology Showcase - exhibitors will demonstrate their new solutions and technologies
  • Intelligent Defence - two-day technical conference will focus on latest research into vulnerabilities and exploits, and how to defend against them
  • Tech Talks and Strategy Talks - bite-sized presentations will address addressing the latest business challenges, and share up-to-the-minute information security and cyber security insight, knowledge and expertise
  • Information Security Exchange Theatre - end-user and vendor communities will come together to debate current challenges in information security, where the technology is heading and the implications for end-users
  • Security Workshops - leading security experts will host sessions on a range of business critical topics 

UK’s Most Innovative Small Cyber Security Company - competition final - Keynote Stage, 8 June, 13.35 – 14.25

Four finalists from the national competition run in collaboration with techUK’s Cyber Connect programme and The Department for Culture, Media & Sport, will pitch their technology/service to the Keynote Stage audience and expert judging panel.  Finalists for 2016 are Assuria, Device Authority Intruder, Exonar.  An additional 7 runners up - Sevin, Panaseer , Surevine, Glasswall, Segmantics, 4secure and Torsion Information Security -  will be exhibiting in Information Security’s UK Cyber Innovation Zone, Level 1, Upstairs Gallery, Olympia.

Highlights include:

TUESDAY 7 JUNE

10.30-11.30: KEYNOTE PRESENTATION - Cybercrime: What Works in 2016 (Intelligent Defence)
Speaker: James Lyne, Global Head of Security Research, Sophos

12.40-13.05: Ready Player Two - The Role of AI in Security Operations (Tech Talk)
Speaker: Neil Thacker, Information Security & Strategy Officer, Forcepoint

13.20-13.45: Defending Against Mimikatz et al Golden Ticket Based Attacks (Tech Talk)
Speaker: Steve Armstrong, Technical Security Director, Logically Secure

14.40-15.05:  How Lloyds Banking Group is Transforming Their Information Protection Strategy (Strategy Talk)
Speakers: Tim Porter, Domain IT Security Engineer, Lloyds Banking Group and Stephane Charbonneau, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Titus

WEDNESDAY 8 JUNE

10.00-10.25: Advanced Incident Investigation: Lessons Learned from APT Victims (Strategy Talk)
Speaker: Lee Lawson, Counter Threat Unit Special Operations, Dell SecureWorks

10.30-11.30: KEYNOTE PRESENTATION - Towards Better Security Engineering (Intelligent Defence)
Speaker: Wim Remes, Manager Global Services EMEA, Rapid7

11.45-12.45: State of Vulnerabilities, Exploits and the Best Practices for Prioritising Remediation (Information Security Exchange)
Speaker: Wolfgang Kandek, Chief Technical Officer, Qualys.  Panellists: Jayson Jean, Director, Vulnerability Management, Verisign and Raimund Genes, Global CTO, Trend Micro

13.20-13.45: Defending Against Phishing Attacks: Case Studies and Human Defences (Tech Talk)
Speaker: Jim Hansen, Chief Operating Officer, PhishMe

THURSDAY 9 JUNE

10.30-11.30: Threat Protection, New Technologies and Data Privacy: Today’s View of Security (Information Security Exchange)
Speaker: Chris Richter, SVP Global Security Services, Level 3 Communications

12.00-12.25:   More Trouble at t' Random Number Mill - How to Avoid Common Cryptographic Blunders (Tech Talk)
Speaker: Paul Ducklin, Senior Technologist, Sophos

13.20-13.45: Data Breach Survivor: Real World Tips, Tricks and Advice (Strategy Talk)
Speaker: Paul Edon, Director of International Services, Tripwire

15.20-15.45: A Year on From a Leaky Kettle. Has security of the Internet of Things Improved? (Tech Talk)
Speaker: Ken Munro, Partner, Pen Test Partners

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PRESS REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

 Infosecurity Europe takes place at Olympia, London 7-9 June 2016. This year’s theme is Intelligent Security: Securing the Connected Organisation.

To apply for an Infosecurity Europe press pass, please visit: www.infosecurityeurope.com/en/media/press/


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About Infosecurity Europe

Strategically held annually in London, Europe's centre for technology start-up businesses, Infosecurity Europe is Europe’s largest and most comprehensive Information Security event. Featuring numerous analysts, policy experts, journalists and over 345 exhibitors, Infosecurity Europe presents an invaluable business platform, as well as staging the world’s largest complimentary conference programme containing eight specialist seminar streams, which have been accredited by leading industry associations (ISC)² and ISACA since 2012. The event attracts over 15,000 unique information security industry professionals attending from every segment of the industry from over 70 countries and presents the most important date in the calendar for information security professionals across Europe. www.infosecurityeurope.com

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