Hodge Tech Series: Changing Cyber Threat Landscape
Hodge Bank and Tramshed Tech are working collaboratively on a series of events running bi-monthly throughout 2020 to bring together innovative startups and established business’ to develop solutions to common challenges.
These events aim to enable discussion around some of those challenges, gain more understanding on potential solutions, support interaction between problem owners and solutions providers.
The Changing Threat Landscape
The outbreak of Covid-19 has drastically changed the world of work, subsequently altering the cyber threat landscape.
In this session we will hear from leading experts in the field of cyber security and data science to better understand why the 'traditional network' no longer exists. And how working from home, returning to the office and the use of fear affects the safety of businesses online infrastructure. We will also hear about the use of AI in helping prevent cyber attacks and risk.
This session was certified by the CIPD and will provide 1 hour of CPD credits to all attendees.
About The Speakers
Founder, Wolfberry Cyber
Damon Rands CISSP Is an experienced cyber security expert, with over 30 years in the Information technology industry. Having worked in development, support and installation he has helped companies across the globe build secure systems and implement best practices to protect their intellectual property and private information.
Wolfberry Cyber are an award winning Cyber Security consultancy that have developed their Viper technology that helps organisations of all sizes identify the risks faced from cyber criminals.
As well as being co-founder of the South Wales cyber security cluster one of the largest cyber clusters in the UK, he is also a member of several advisory boards across education and government, helping shape the resilience and education standards for the nation.
Professor Pete Burnap
Professor of Data Science & Cybersecurity, School of Computer Science and Informatics, Cardiff University
Pete Burnap is Professor of Data Science & Cybersecurity in the School of Computer Science & Informatics. Professor Burnap is the Director of the Cardiff Centre for Cyber Security Research, which is one of 19 Centres in the UK to be recognised as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACE-CSR) by the National Cyber Security Centre and EPSRC.
Professor Burnap leads on AI for cybersecurity research at Airbus Cyber Innovation on a part-time secondment basis. He is director of Airbus' only global Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Analytics. This has led to advanced malware detection algorithms as well as novel models for goal-oriented risk assessment being integrated into the business.
Professor Burnap leads the Safety Critical Systems theme in the £14m PETRAS National Centre of Excellence for Internet of Things Systems Cybersecurity, led out of UCL. He is also the co-director of the WEFO-funded Data Innovation Accelerator (DIA) – a £3.75m investment in upskilling SMEs in South Wales to develop innovative AI-driven products and services.
Professor Pete Burnap sits on the UK Government's AI Council, advising on the implementation of the industrial strategy in AI and the Data Economy.