Early Tech Career Network - Intro to Cyber Security
The Early Tech Career Network was established by techUK to bring together leading technology companies and enable people entering the tech industry the opportunity to build their knowledge and add value to the organisations for which they work. The main purpose of the network is to connect with others who are also new to the sector and network to build up a platform for support.
Rick Hemsley, Managing Director for Security at Accenture, kicked the evening off with tales of his career in tech and his passions for Cyber Security. BT's Sam Cater who works on Applied Research Accelerator as a Security Innovation Manager looked into cyber trends while Ben Aung, Global Chief Information Security Officer at Sage gave the group an insight into working at a FTSE100 company and provided info into his unconventional career journey from an illustrator to security officer.
If you belong to a techUK Member Company and you’re interested in getting involved or would like further information, please get in touch with Nimmi Patel – we’ll put you on a mailing list to ensure you don’t miss out on registering as spaces fill up fast.
Nimmi Patel is the Policy Manager for Skills, Talent and Diversity at techUK.
She works on all things skills, education, and future of work policy, focusing on upskilling and retraining. Nimmi is also an Advisory Board member of Digital Futures at Work Research Centre (digit). The Centre research aims to increase understanding of how digital technologies are changing work and the implications for employers, workers, job seekers and governments. She is also a member of Chatham House's Common Futures Conversations
Prior to joining the team, she worked for the UK Labour Party and New Zealand Labour Party, and holds a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Manchester and is currently studying MA Strategic Communications at King’s College London.