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Cyber Security 2023

The Lead Conference of Cyber Scotland Week

Date: Monday 27 February 2023
Venue: University Of Strathclyde, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow
Timings: Conference 08:30 - 16:30

(The CyberScotland Alliance Drinks Reception 16:30 - 18:30)

Date: Monday 27 February 2023
Venue: Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow

Headline Sponsor

Join Lindy Cameron, Chief Executive of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), and our international keynote speaker David J Scott, Deputy Assistant Director, FBI Cyber Division for the opening event of Cyber Scotland Week 2023

This year’s Cyber Scotland Week theme is centred round defending our Public Services and critical digital infrastructure.

We will discuss how do we stem the global rise of threat actors, and insidious ransomware that is reshaping the IT landscape in Scotland.

Attend peer-group leadership sessions and cutting-edge industry masterclasses.

We will analyse the resilience levels across key national digital infrastructure and how organisations can best improve their cyber postures.

Join us as key government and industry stakeholders gather to map out the next steps for the national cyber action plans and incident response

SPONSORS

Speakers





Deputy Assistant Director, FBI Cyber Division
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)




Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
National Cyber Security Centre




Cabinet Secretary for Justice and Veterans
Scottish Government




Chief Superintendent
Police Scotland




Chief Executive
Scottish Business Resilience Centre




Business Development Manager
cyberQuarter, University of Abertay




Chair
National Cyber Resilience Advisory Board




Advisor
National Cyber Resilience Advisory Board




Detective Inspector
Police Scotland




Associate Professor in Human-Computer Interaction and Human-centered Security
University of Glasgow




Head of Cyber Security
Registers of Scotland




Professor of Cryptography
Edinburgh Napier University




Deputy Chief Executive
Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

Conference Agenda

27 February 2023

Session 1 – A Cyber Resilient Scotland

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Registration & refreshments

9:00 AM – 9:05 AM

Chair’s opening remarks


Jude McCorry
Scottish Business Resilience Centre
9:05 AM – 9:15 AM

Ministerial keynote:

The strategic framework for a cyber resilient Scotland


Keith Brown MSP
Scottish Government
9:15 AM – 9:45 AM

International keynote:


David J. Scott
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM

Defending Scotland


CS Conrad Trickett
Police Scotland
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Cyber warnings and indicators:

Sharing intelligence at a global level, and why it matters to stay ahead in the fight against cybercrime

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

Expert panel:

The importance of building strength in depth: the role of partnerships, community and knowledge exchange in cyber resilience


Lindy Cameron CB OBE
National Cyber Security Centre

David J. Scott
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

CS Conrad Trickett
Police Scotland
11:00 AM – 11:20 AM

Networking & refreshments

Session 2 - Masterclass & Knowledge Exchange Session

11:20 AM – 12:30 PM

Parallel masterclass sessions

12:30 PM – 1:20 PM

Lunch, supplier showcase & networking

Session 3 - Leadership Streams: Threat Intelligence, Incident Response and Security Operations; Workforce & Community

1:20 PM – 2:40 PM

Threat intelligence, incident response and security operations:

Detecting, responding to, and maintaining constant vigilance against the backdrop of rising global Cyber harms


David Ferbrache OBE
National Cyber Resilience Advisory Board

Norman Stevenson
Police Scotland

Lyndsey Jackson
Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society

Alan Curran
Registers of Scotland
1:20 PM – 2:40 PM

Workforce & community:

The Human Factor: Strengthening Cyber Skills in the Workforce through Community Building and Developing Nationwide Cyber ‘Clusters’ of Expertise


Maggie Titmuss MBE
National Cyber Resilience Advisory Board

Cheryl Torano
cyberQuarter, University of Abertay
2:40 PM – 3:00 PM

Networking & refreshments

Session 4 – Cyber Innovation

3:00 PM – 4:20 PM

Cyber innovation

The future of cybersecurity: Offering citizens a safer digital world, from digital signing, to quantum, AI defence and the blockchain


Dr Mohamed Khamis
University of Glasgow

Bill Buchanan OBE
Edinburgh Napier University
4:20 PM

Conference close