Cityforum is delighted to be developing its Eleventh Cyber Security Summit in consultation with the National Security Agency (NSA) and UK Security Agencies. Please see below to view the agenda for the day and confirmed speakers to date.
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Ms Madeleine Alessandri
Ms Madeleine AlessandriDeputy National Security Adviser, Cabinet Office
Madeleine Alessandri is the UK Deputy National Security Advisor and Prime Minister’s Adviser on National Resilience and Security. She joined the government service in 1988 and has held a wide variety of positions in the Diplomatic Service and in National Security both in the UK and overseas. She took up her current role in July 2018. Madeleine studied Economics with International Relations at University of St Andrews. She was made a Commander of Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (CMG) in 2017.
Mr George Barnes
Mr George BarnesDeputy Director, National Security Agency (NSA)
George Barnes serves as the Deputy Director and senior civilian leader of the National Security Agency (NSA). In this capacity, he acts as the NSA's chief operating officer, responsible for guiding and directing operations, studies, and policy. Having joined NSA in 1987, Mr. Barnes has held a number of critical technical and operational leadership roles throughout his career, to include: Deputy Chief of the SIGINT Development Strategy and Governance organization and Chief of Data Acquisition, NSA's SIGINT access, collection, and exploitation organization. Prior to his appointment as NSA's Deputy Director, Mr Barnes held the position of NSA Director of the Workforce Support Activities Directorate where he was responsible for ensuring the effective operation and integration of enterprise-wide human capital management, education & training, security & counterintelligence, and installations & logistics. Mr Barnes is a certified Cryptologic Engineer with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland. His professional recognition has included the prestigious National Intelligence Medal of Achievement, a Meritorious Civilian Service Award, the NSA Ann Caracristi Award for Operations and Production Excellence, an Intelligence Community Leadership Collaboration Award, and Distinguished & Meritorious Executive Presidential Rank Awards.
Mr Douglas Blough
Mr Douglas BloughVice President of Intelligence Operations, Aviation Information Sharing Analysis Center
Doug Blough is currently the Vice President of Intelligence Operations at the Aviation Information Sharing Analysis Center. In this role, he is responsible for the identification, analysis and reporting of cyber & physical threats to a global aviation sector. The charter includes orchestrating a technical community of over 300 experts to counter cybersecurity threats impacting the civil aviation industry and baseline cybersecurity Best Practices related to aviation product security developments, compliance standards and Incident Response. He has formulated and executed more than 30 Workshops, Table Top Exercises and Panels supporting the aviation community. He has held roles in All-Source analysis & research, General Aviation, Signals Intelligence, Programme Management, Policy Development, Technical Data Management and Lead Instruction. Doug has held positions on multi-national, analytic and policy panels imparting expertise related to strategic priorities, tactical operations, and architecture and data normalisation. Doug has reconfigured traditional cybersecurity and analysis concepts into inimitable and streamlined solutions in support of aviation security operations
Professor Heather Brooke
Professor Heather BrookeProfessor of Journalism, City University, London
Heather Brooke is an award-winning investigative journalist whose reporting and legal action against the British Parliament led to the MPs’ expenses scandal of 2009. She also investigated hackers, industrial leaking and Wikileaks, reporting for The Guardian. She has appeared in two films: On Expenses - a BBC dramatisation about her parliamentary investigation, and Alex Gibney's documentary 'We Steal Secrets' about hackers. She has published three non-fiction books based on her investigative work: The Revolution Will be Digitised, The Silent State, and Your Right to Know. She was director of the prestigious Investigation Journalism MA course at City University of London where she was also Professor. She also taught investigative journalism at Columbia University in New York City. She has been chairwoman of Big Brother Watch and a trustee of Privacy International.
The Rt Hon Lord Campbell of Pittenweem CH QC
The Rt Hon Lord Campbell of Pittenweem CH QCNational Security Strategy Joint Committee
Menzies Campbell was educated at Hillhead High School, the University of Glasgow, and Stanford University, California. He competed in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and was captain of the UK Athletics Team in 1965 and 1966. He was called to the Scottish Bar as an advocate in 1968 and appointed Queens Counsel in 1982. He was elected MP for North East Fife in 1987. He was elected Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats in 2003 and was Leader of the Party between March 2006 and October 2007. He led the UK delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly between 2010 and 2015 and was later elected a Vice President of the Assembly. He was awarded the CBE in 1987, became a Privy Councillor in 1999, knighted in 2004 and appointed a Companion of Honour in 2013. He became Chancellor of St Andrews University in 2006. He stood down from the House of Commons in 2015 and was appointed to the House of Lords the same year.
Mr Nick Davies CBE MC
Mr Nick Davies CBE MCHead of Digital in the Cyber and Intelligence, Raytheon UK
Nick Davies is Head of Digital in the Cyber and Intelligence division of Raytheon UK, which supports public and private sector clients through cyber security and digital transformation advisory and technical solutions and services. Previously over the past 3½ years in Raytheon Nick also led the Defence Intelligence business, providing software, secure IT systems and support services to MOD and was Head of Cyber and Intelligence Business Strategy. Prior to joining Raytheon, Nick served in Joint Forces Command and the British Army in airborne forces in operational and deployed roles in the rank of Brigadier, latterly in appointments in intelligence, cyber and electronic warfare, and seconded to other government departments.
Mr Simon Dukes
Mr Simon DukesCEO, PSNC
Simon Dukes joined PSNC in May 2018. As CEO he is the principal advisor to the PSNC committee and is responsible and accountable for all operational dimensions of the organisation. These include the planning and shaping of NHS services provided by the network of community pharmacies in England, as well as negotiating funding from HM Government. With over two decades working in the UK public sector, Simon has experience in a number of roles and specialisms including defence and security policy, public affairs, media and communications strategy, negotiation, counter-terrorism, serious and organised crime investigations, and cyber security. In 2013 he left HM Government to become the CEO of the UK’s Fraud Prevention Service, Cifas. He was also on the Oversight Board of the Home Secretary’s Joint Fraud Task Force, and the Management Board of the Joint Money Laundering Intelligence Task Force.
Mr Dan Evans
Mr Dan EvansHead of Cyber Security, Vodafone UK
Dan Evans was appointed to the role of Head of Cyber Security UK in May 2019 and is responsible for leading Cyber Security within Vodafone UK. He sits on the Global Cyber Security and UK Technology Leadership Teams with a strategic objective of increasing control effectiveness, reducing risk and protecting Vodafone and its customers in the UK. He is passionate about developing his teams and raising Cyber Awareness across the business and was delighted that Vodafone UK was awarded the Best Awareness Campaign at the Cyber Security Awards 2019. Prior to joining Vodafone in 2012, his career focussed on Technical Project and Programme delivery with experience of various different sectors including Finance, Local Government, Education, Logistics and Telecommunications.
The Rt Hon Dominic Grieve MP
The Rt Hon Dominic Grieve MPChair, Intelligence & Security Committee
Dominic Grieve is a barrister and has been the MP for Beaconsfield since 1997. He was the Shadow Attorney General from 2003-09, Shadow Home Secretary from 2008-09 and Shadow Justice Secretary from 2009-10. Under the Coalition Government Dominic was the Attorney General for England and Wales and the Advocate General for Northern Ireland until July 2014. Dominic was educated at Westminster School and went on to Magdalen College, Oxford where he studied Modern History. Then he studied Law. He was called to the Bar in 1980 and was appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 2008. He is a bencher of his Inn of Court, the Middle Temple. During the 1980s, Dominic served as a local councillor in Fulham. He was Chairman of the Research Committee of the Society of Conservative Lawyers between 1992 and 1997. Dominic was elected Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee in September 2015. He has been a Member of the Standards and Privileges Committee and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Society of Conservative Lawyers from 2015 to 2017. He is the President of the Franco-British Society and Vice-Chairman of the Franco-British Council. He is Honorary Recorder of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, a member of the Council of Management of Ditchley Park and a Trustee of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. Dominic is bilingual in French. Married to Caroline, a retired barrister. They have two adult sons: James and Hugo.
Mr Robert Hannigan
Mr Robert HanniganFormer Director, GCHQ
Robert Hannigan is Chairman of BlueVoyant International, a global cyber security services company and a Senior Adviser to McKinsey & Co. He writes on cyber issues in the Financial Times and is a Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center, Harvard, and Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology. Robert was Director of GCHQ, the UK’s largest intelligence and cyber security agency, from 2014-17. He retired from Government after 20 years in national security roles, including Prime Minister’s Security Adviser. He established the UK National Cyber Security Centre in 2016 and devised the UK’s first cyber strategy in 2009.
Mr James Hatch
Mr James HatchDirector, Cyber Services, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
James Hatch is Director of Cyber Services at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, where he leads BAE Systems Cyber Security portfolio, strategy and policy. This business covers all industry sectors but with a particularly strong presence in Financial Services, UK and International Government. The services provided cover security strategy, threat intelligence, incident response, assessment, improvement and integration. As well as his advisory work, James has direct experience of information security management in financial services and central government, based on over 20 years of experience within the Cyber Security Industry. He has also led major business change projects in technology heavy domains including setting up the Telecom Regulatory Authority of Egypt, re-engineering the management information of a major mortgage lender and modernising a state-owned financial services business. James also leads BAE Systems’ The Intelligence Network. The Intelligence Network was launched in July 2018 to address the lack of collaboration between companies in tackling cyber crime, as criminals begin to develop similar capabilities to hostile nation states. It followed a government announcement in April 2018 that criminals were launching more online attacks against British businesses than ever before and called for more collaboration to thwart this. The Intelligence Network will be spearheaded by senior figures from organisations which produce hundreds of billions of dollars of revenue and are being threatened by cyber attacks.
Ms Isabel Hilton
Ms Isabel HiltonCEO, The China Dialogue Trust
Isabel Hilton OBE is founder and CEO of The China Dialogue Trust, an independent media organisation devoted to creating mutual understanding between China and the world, with a particular focus on climate change and the environment. The trust publishes five related websites in a total of eight languages. Isabel Hilton has a distinguished career as a writer and broadcaster, publishing in, among others, the New Yorker, the New York Times, the Sunday Times, the Independent, the Guardian, Granta, Prospect, the New Statesman, and on radio and television for BBC. Educated in the UK and China, she holds two honorary doctorates, is a visiting professor at Kings College London and an honorary fellow at the School of Oriental and Africa Studies.
Mr Rob Joyce
Mr Rob JoyceSpecial US Liaison Officer, US Embassy, London
Rob Joyce is the Special US Liaison Officer, London (SUSLOL). As the senior NSA cryptologic representative in the United Kingdom, he serves as the key interlocutor between NSA and GCHQ and interacts regularly with key UK intelligence and cyber leadership. Through his membership on the U.S. Embassy core Country Team, he collaborates with counterpart senior UK-based US agency representatives in the Security and Intelligence arena. Rob has worked at NSA since 1989, holding various leadership positions within both focus areas of NSA: the Cybersecurity and Signals Intelligence missions. His previous position was the Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity Strategy to the Director of the National Security Agency (NSA), following an assignment as the Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator at the White House, where he led the development of national and international cybersecurity strategy and policy for the United States and oversaw implementation of those policies. He ensured that the Federal Government was effectively partnering with the private sector, non-governmental organisations, all branches and levels of government and other nations. In addition to the Cybersecurity Coordinator role, Rob was the Acting Deputy Homeland security advisor for six months and the Acting Homeland Security Advisor for a month, covering topics well beyond cybersecurity to include terrorism, health security and disaster response/recovery. From 2013 to 2017 Rob served as the Chief of Tailored Access Operations (TAO), the NSA's mission element that provided tools and expertise in computer network exploitation to deliver foreign intelligence. Prior to becoming the Chief of TAO, Rob served as the Deputy Director of the Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) at NSA, where he led efforts to harden, protect and defend the Nation's most critical National Security systems and improve cybersecurity for the nation. He was elevated to the Senior Executive Service in 2001. Rob began his career as an engineer and is a technologist at heart. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Clarkson University in 1989 and earned a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University in 1993. Throughout his career with NSA, he has been the recipient of three Presidential Rank Awards: distinguished (2017), distinguished (2011) and meritorious (2006). He has served as a Scout Master and enjoyed participating with the Boy Scouts in the annual World Championship of Punkin Chunkin, building a contraption to fling pumpkins for distance. Over the Christmas holidays, he runs a computerised light display synchronised to music, which is likely visible from the International Space Station.
Ms Lisa Kaess
Ms Lisa KaessAssociate, Cityforum
Lisa Kaess is an economist and creator of Feminomics®, focusing on practical and policy issues relating to money, economic, and financial themes for women. Lisa makes money basics and broader financial topics welcoming and accessible with dozens of videos, newsletters, articles and op-ed pieces. She also offers individual advisory services. Previously, Ms Kaess worked as a consultant in international finance for more than 20 years at Geoffrey Bell & Company and her own firm, ATRIUM advisors. Lisa counselled sovereign nations on their international bond issues, analysed macroeconomics, foreign exchange, and interest rate trends in addition to regulatory developments. She also organised symposiums on global finance in nearly two dozen countries and guided clients regarding their institutional relationships. Clients have included think tanks and industry associations, asset managers, multinational corporations, foreign governments and international credit rating agencies. Lisa is a public speaker, presenting at national conferences and has been a contributor to online forums, blogs, and radio. She has been quoted in national media outlets including US News & World Report and has published op-ed articles in USA Today, The Journal News, Christian Science Monitor, and International Herald Tribune. She recently was invited to collaborate with About.com on a series of over 30 videos covering money basics. Ms Kaess is a graduate of Reed College, London School of Economics, and Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.
Mr Jakub Kalenský
Mr Jakub KalenskýSenior Fellow, Atlantic Council and formerly of EU East StratCom Task Force
Jakub Kalenský joined the Atlantic Council's Eurasia Center in the Autumn of 2018 as a non-resident senior fellow focusing on disinformation. In this capacity, Mr Kalenský helps raise awareness about pro-Kremlin disinformation campaigns via articles, reports, interviews, public speeches, and briefings for government officials and journalists in Europe. He also serves as disinformation lead of the Eurasia Center’s Ukrainian Election Task Force. Between 2015 and 2018, Mr Kalenský worked for the European Union’s East StratCom Task Force as the team lead for countering disinformation. There he was responsible for the EUvsDisinfo campaign and its flagship product, the weekly #DisinfoReview. This work also included briefings and trainings for journalists and civil servants, as well as background briefings for the media. Before that, Mr Kalenský worked as a political correspondent in numerous print, online, and TV news outlets in the Czech Republic. He was awarded for his work in 2011 with a prize for promising junior journalists. He holds degrees in Philosophy and Russian language and literature.
Ms Nicole Keeley
Ms Nicole KeeleyHead of Cyber Security Oversight, Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
Nicole Keeley leads the team responsible for regulatory cyber security oversight, for aviation in the UK. Her aim is to have a proportionate and effective approach that enables aviation to manage cyber security risks without compromising aviation safety, security or resilience (with a particular focus on critical national infrastructure). Having worked in a variety of industries in various GRC and technical information security roles, she loves the interconnected and diverse nature of aviation.
Mr Carl Miller
Mr Carl MillerDEMOS and Author of 'The Death of the Gods: The New Global Power Grab'
Is a technology author and researcher. His first book is The Death of the Gods: The New Global Power Grab. An examination of the new centres of power and control in the twenty-first century, it was published by Penguin Random House in August 2018. In 2012 he co-founded the first UK think tank institute dedicated to studying the digital world at Demos, and has written for the Economist, Wired, New Scientist, the Sunday Times, the Telegraph and the Guardian. He’s also a Visiting Research Fellow at King’s College London.
Mr Stuart Murdoch
Mr Stuart MurdochFounder & CEO, Surevine
Stuart Murdoch is Founder and CEO of Surevine, one of the UK’s leading Cyber security companies. Surevine specialises in smart and secure collaboration technology for the National, Homeland and Cyber Security domain, and is relied on by the UK Government to keep them one step ahead of the cyber threat. Stuart is a Chartered Engineer with a BSc in Computer Science from Royal Holloway, home of the world-leading Information Security Group, and an advanced MSc in Computing from Imperial College, London. He is a guest lecturer at the University of Surrey, a professional member of the BCS (British Computer Society), a member of the IoD (Institute of Directors) and a Liveryman at the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists.
Air Commodore Neal-Hopes
Air Commodore Neal-HopesHead, C4ISR & Cyber, Joint Forces Command
Tim Neal-Hopes has served in a wide range of appointments, both in the UK and overseas. Cyber security, intelligence and information system engineering, interspersed with tours supporting deployed operations, have characterized his career. Recent tours have included: command of the Joint Service Signals Organisation; Cyber Joint User / Deputy Head of Cyber Policy; and Director Non-Lethal Effects on Op Inherent Resolve. Neal-Hopes now leads the Joint User area as Head Joint User C4ISR and Cyber. Neal-Hopes has repeatedly immersed himself in academia, having read Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Salford University, completed an MSc at Essex University in Computer and Network Security; an MBA with the Open University; and an MA in Defence Studies. Neal-Hopes also attended the United States Air Force’s School of Advanced Air and Space Studies where he read for an MPhil and published the book: “Preventing a Cyber Dresden: How the Lessons of Air Power can Influence the Development of Cyber Power”. Outside of work, Tim is a keen triathlete and distance runner although age is catching up faster than he can now. He is married to Louise and they have one daughter, Liberty.
Mr Andrew Pallett
Mr Andrew PallettOperation Control Systems Underground, TFL
Andrew Pallett is the power engineering Head of Profession for London Underground and the Industry Chair for the NCSC Energy Sector Information Exchange. He has worked for London Underground, EDF Energy and UK Power Networks on power distribution systems, industrial control and power SCADA systems. He is a cyber security professional and has experience in securing critical systems from cyber and physical attacks. Experienced in specifying, implementing, operating and maintaining complex interdependent systems, Andrew led the contingency planning for maintaining power supplies to London Underground for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. He is currently providing direction for upgrading the operational power SCADA systems.
Mr Dan Pearce
Mr Dan PearceChief Information Security Officer (CISO), NHS Digital
Mr Mike Steinmetz
Mr Mike SteinmetzSenior Adviser, Cityforum
Mike Steinmetz is the former State Cyber Security Officer and Homeland Security Advisor for the State of Rhode Island. He is currently a Director & General Partner with College Hill Ventures, the first Venture Capital Public Benefit Corporation (PBC) based in Rhode Island. College Hill PBC funds early-stage companies the areas of Cleantech, Analytics, Software, Information Technology and the Life Sciences, among others. Mike is also the Founder and President of Digital Executive Ltd. providing independent consulting services to senior executives in the private and public sector regarding digital risk and cybersecurity. His diverse professional background includes twenty-five years with the US Navy where he was a decorated combat pilot, and in later years, as a senior leader of a cyber organization within the National Security Agency & Department of Défense. Mike spent approximately eleven years within the international aerospace defence arena, and over two years at National Grid working on the digital risk & security challenges facing international critical infrastructure. He is a distinguished graduate of the National Defence University where he earned a Master’s of Science Degree and earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. Mike is a University of Oxford, Oxford Martin School, Associate. He serves on the Board of the Boston College, Woods College of Advancing Studies, Masters of Cybersecurity Policy and Governance program where he is also an adjunct professor. Mike is a guest lecturer at Brown University, supports activities led by Frank Kramer at the Atlantic Council and technology forums at the MIT Sloane School’s “Cyber at Slone.”
Mr Nick Strange
Mr Nick StrangeDirector, Supervisory Risk Specialists, Bank of England
Nick Strange is Director of the Supervisory Risk Specialists Directorate at the Prudential Regulation Authority in the Bank of England. Previously Head of the Credit Risk and then the Operational Risk and Resilience Divisions in SRS, Nick has now been at the regulator for 15 years. Prior to joining the FSA (the predecessor to the PRA), Nick was a Director in KPMG’s Financial Risk practice. Nick leads the Bank’s strategic priority to build greater resilience in the financial system.
Mr Roger Taylor
Mr Roger TaylorChair, Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation
Roger Taylor is chair of the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation. He has worked as an entrepreneur, a regulator and a writer. He has argued for a rebalancing of control over data and information towards citizens and civil society. He is chair of Ofqual, the qualifications regulator and a member of the advisory panel to Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation. He has written two books: God Bless the NHS (Faber & Faber (2014)) and Transparency and the Open Society (Policy Press 2016). He co-founded Dr Foster which pioneered the use of public data to provide independent ratings of healthcare. He worked as a correspondent for the Financial Times in the UK and the US and before that, as a researcher for the Consumers' Association.
Mr Graham Wright CBE
Mr Graham Wright CBESenior Vice President Security and Cyber, Inmarsat
Graham Wright is responsible for leading Inmarsat’s Security and Cyber Strategies, Policies and Operations. The key responsibilities of Graham and his Team are to provide risk & intelligence-based protection of the company and its services; and to provide expertise to design security into Inmarsat’s capabilities which enable the business to capitalise on future opportunities.
Graham leads a team which is comprised of 4 key functional areas:
• Security Risk, Policy & Strategy
• Security Architecture
• Security Engineering
• Cyber Security Operations
Graham joined Inmarsat in July 2017 and brings a breadth of experience from previous commercial roles as CISO & Global Head of Digital Risk at National Grid and was previously the UK lead for Northrop Grumman’s UK Cyber and Intelligence Business. He has previously served as the Deputy Director of the Office of Cyber Security in the Cabinet Office responsible for the planning and resourcing of the National Cyber Security Strategy and prior to that 30 years in the Royal Air Force which culminated in a role leading the MOD’s Cyber Development; working in close partnership with security agencies and international partners. He has served as the Special Advisor on Cyber Security for the House of Commons Defence Committee, chaired the Cyber Advisory Group for the Olympic Games; and more recently he chaired the UK pan-sector Emergency Executive Committee for Cyber Security in the Energy Sector. He served as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of LCH ltd (the London Clearing House) within the London Stock Exchange Group and remains an advisor to the Oxford University Cyber Doctoral Training Centre and member of the expert panel on the International Cyber Capacity Centre at Oxford University.
Mr Dan Pearce
Mr Dan PearceCISO NHS Digital
Dan has spent over 25 years in technology and security. Working in technology and financial services Dan has held positions in British Telecom, Sun Microsystems, Northern Rock, Virgin Money, leading the IT & Cyber teams for RBS globally and then CISO for one of RBS's brands. Since joining IBM two years ago Dan held the CISO role for an IBM business in Europe delivering security services to 6 international banking clients, then as Client CISO for one of the Top 4 UK Banks delivering security services into Public and Private Clouds and since May the acting CISO for NHS Digital responsible for the security of national NHS services supporting the delivery of healthcare in the UK
Monday 7th October 20192019-10-07 09:00:00 2019-10-07 17:00:00 Europe/London Eleventh Annual Cyber Security Summit Cityforum is delighted to be developing its Eleventh Cyber Security Summit in consultation with the National Security Agency (NSA) and UK Security Agencies. Please see below to view the agenda for the day and confirmed speakers to date. Inmarsat Headquarters London, City Road, London, UK
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