/#CyberFest Sunderland: Cyber Security Needs You!
Cyber security needs all talents! Technical or not, this free event hosted by Sunderland University and the Institute of Coding is for you. Not only will there be presentations from leading cyber security experts on the global threat of cyber security, there will be breakout streams to follow.
The technical stream will include demonstration sessions from technicians both in work and at college, while the non-technical stream will discuss what skills employers are looking for from their future cyber security teams.
Andi Pannell – Security Specialist, Sage
Richard Wallwork – Security Compliance Manager, Sage Global Services
Kimberley Hendry – Co Founder of North East Ladies Hacking Society
Jon Hudson – Regional Cyber Protect & Prepare Officer at NERSOU
Jonathan Green – Cyber Protect & Prepare Officer at NERSOU
Ben Kenyon – Director, North Cyber Security
Paul Jenkins – Penetration Tester, North Cyber Security
Ross Cooney – Chief Technology Officer, iamproperty
Dominic Button – PhD Researcher and an Academic Tutor in Cyber security, University of Sunderland
14:00 | Welcome and introductions, Alastair Irons, Phil Jackman
14:10 | Keynote address Emerging trends
14:25 | What skills you need to get into cyber? – Academics from Sunderland University Colin Grey, Phil Irvine
14:50 |Practical session Andi Pannell, Richard Wallwork – Sage
15:15 | Global threats – Ben Kenyon, NorthIT
15:35 | A view from the Police – Jonathan Green Jon Hudson
16:00 | Practical session Sunderland University students including Kimberley Hendry and Dominic Button
16:25 | Being the CTO of a startup company – Ross Cooney – IamProperty
16:50 | What is cyber security? – Paul Jenkins – North Cyber Security
17:15 |‘Getting into cyber security’ panel session chaired by Paul Newton – Nigel Wright
17:50 | Summary and close