The Cyber Security Summit


With the recently published Cyber Security Strategy, the launch of the National Cyber Security Centre, Government investment of £1.9bn in cybersecurity capabilities and weekly reports of mass cyberattacks, cybersecurity remains a key focus for government, as well as, businesses and individuals alike.  

Join 250+ cyber security and ICT professionals from across central government, local government, law enforcement, the NHS and wider public sector, to tackle key issues at the heart of UK public sector cyber security at the 4th Annual Cyber Security Summit.

Discover, determine and deliberate the latest developments, strategies and technologies available to successfully defend your organisation online. Keep up to pace with the scale, complexity and ever-changing threat we face.

Key issues to be discussed include:

  • Defending, detering & developing UK cyberspace: The New National Cyber Security Strategy 2016-2021
  • Discovering new tools, techniques & technologies: Boosting cybersecurity awareness, capabilities & skills  
  • Building a centre of world class excellence: The new National Cyber Security Centre 
  • Security Solutions vs People: Where should our attention and future investment lie?
  • How can the UK Government, police and business work together to limited cybercrime?
  • Understanding the latest developments in the CAREcert Programme 
  • Tomorrows threats today: Understanding and preparing for IoT & cybersecurity 
  • A balancing act: Convenience vs Security vs Innovation  
  • The future of cyber:  AI, Automation & Biometrics 

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Outcomes and key themes from ICT 2018 Session on Cybersecurity as key for a Digital Economy and Society

On 5 December 2018, the Digital Single Market of the European Commission sponsored a session on the topic of “Cybersecurity as key for a Digital Economy and Society”. The highly-popular session (over 90 attendees) took place on 5 December 2018 within the flagship ICT2018 Conference in Vienna, Austria.

Khalil Rouhana, Deputy Director General, EC – DG CNECT, kicked off the session with an overview of some of the most pressing issues of the day in cybersecurity: