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/#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.

SPEAKERS

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

AGENDA

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

Event Details

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 […]

Date

8 September 2020 2:00pm

Location

Online

Contact Information

Steve Blanks
steve.blanks@sunderland.ac.uk
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