Staying Safe Online Campaign Week

Welcome to our #StayingSafeOnline Campaign Week! This week will provide an opportunity for our members and stakeholders to share their analysis and advice on how to stay safe online in an increasingly complex digital environment.

Exploring everything from Secure by Design, through to cyber hygiene and the threat landscape, the week will analyse the effects of these themes on the cyber industry, the wider economy and the country at large.

You can read all the guest blogs below, and do share your comments and views using the hashtag #StayingSafeOnline @techUK

Monday: Secure by Design

Why do we need prescriptive security? by Kevin Cooke, Head of Cyber Security Delivery, Atos

Stop criticising bad password practices by Jonathan Craymer, chairman, Cloud-pin Ltd

Your Fridge Is Spying On You. And Your Car. And Your Smart Speaker by Sourya Biswas, NCC group

Implementing a secure by design approach in software development teams by Mike Goodwin, Technical Fellow and VP Product Security & Architecture, Sage Group

A Hippocratic Oath for Software Engineers? Stuart Murdoch, CEO & Founder of Surevine

Security of IoT devices should be an intended side-effect by Arun Sambodaran, Gemserv

Tuesday: Cyber hygiene

Social engineering’s role in cyber fraud & what we are doing about it by James Hatch, Chair of The Intelligence Network and Director of Cyber Security at BAE Systems

Alexa: how secure is my smart home? by David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky

Why businesses can’t allow cybersecurity to be afterthought by Paul Dodds, Country Manager UK and Ireland at Genetec

Wednesday: Emerging threat landscape

Dealing with the Emerging Threat Landscape by Kevin Brown, Managing Director at BT

How phishing evolved to become more effective than ever by Ruby Pope, Darkdeam

Making the UK’s NIS Regulation Work for You by Cristina Jerney, Marketing and Communications Executive, CyNation

Thursday: Data protection and regulation

GDPR has come - how security ready are you by Andy Lilly, Director at Armour Communications

Data Protection Made Simple by Cristina Jerney, Marketing and Communications Executive, CyNation 

AI can be fooled, but does it matter? by Katy Warr, Head of Profession - AI & Machine Learning, Roke

Action and Reaction: GDPR and the Cyber Security Threats Landscape by Abraham Balogun, Director Technology & Strategy, ENSL 

Friday: Cyber skills

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