This week sees the launch of ‘Cyber in the Digital Economy’; techUK’s flagship cyber security conference, taking place on Thursday 17 May at Bird & Bird. To coincide with #techUKCyberDE, this week we are celebrating how cyber security underpins the digital economy through our ‘Cyber Campaign Week’ - a series of blogs, articles and opinion pieces that highlight the importance of cyber security to our digital economy.
Our ‘Cyber Campaign Week’ will showcase how cyber security is transforming the UK; from the apps we use to order taxis and transfer money to the systems we’ve designed to enable access to buildings and homes, everything we do in this connected world relies on cyber security. With high profile cyber-attacks continuing to dominate the news, and upcoming data protection and cyber security regulation introduced this month through the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Network and Information Systems Directive (NIS), this week will highlight a range of key issues and topics that will dominate the cyber security sector for years to come, including:
- The cyber security regulatory landscape
- Cyber security and IoT
- Cyber security skills
We’ll also be looking at the retail, financial services and energy sectors and explore how cyber security is driving innovation and productivity within retailers, banks and energy companies.
Monday 14 May - How Are Companies Dealing With the Cyber Security Challenge and Articulating This to the Board?
- Guest blog: Perspectives on how the UK is currently coping with cyber security challenges by Mark Weir, Head of Cyber Security, Cisco UK
- Guest blog: Cyber in the boardroom - gaining board buy-in by John Godwin, Director of Compliance and IA, UK Cloud
Tuesday 15 May - How are organisations dealing with and working towards compliance with new regulation like NIS Directive and EU GDPR?
- Guest blog: Bird & Bird on DSPs and the NIS Directive by Simon Shooter, Partner, Bird & Bird
- techUK Opinion: What should businesses be doing about GDPR? by Jeremy Lilley, techUK
- Guest blog: Gemserv - Think NIS doesn’t affect you? Think again by Graham Tahernia, Gemserv
Wednesday 16 May - Cyber in the Digital Economy
Guest blog: EnergyUK - Cyber security in the energy sector by Tanisha Beebee, EnergyUK
Guest blog: British Retail Consortium - Cyber security challenges for the retail sector by James Martin, British Retail Consortium
Thursday 17 May - Cyber security and emerging technologies: IoT and AI
Guest blog: CA Technologies - Driving secure by design IoT approaches in the UK by Jamie Brown, CA Technologies
techUK Opinion: Securing supply whilst securing the network by Matt Evans, techUK
Friday 18 May - Cyber skills and building cyber trust across industry
Guest blog: National Cyber Security Centre - CyBOK by Chris Ensor, NCSC
Guest blog: Atos and the importance of cyber trust by Sandy Forrest, Atos
techUK blog: ‘Open’ season for cyber-crime in financial services by Melanie Worthy, techUK