17 June 2021 10am – 11am Webinar

techUK's Cloud Computing Programme, and Cyber Security Programme, are excited to be partnering this June to release techUK's first-ever Cloud Security Guide for Business Leaders: Increasing and scaling cloud use securely and safely in 2021, alongside this hour-long industry deep-dive.

We ae delighted to share industry expertise from:

  • Michelle Unterbrink, Customer Engineering Manager, Google Cloud
  • Nigel Hawthorn, Cloud Marketing Director, McAfee
  • John Godwin, Director of Compliance, UKCloud
  • Sue Daley, Director Tech & Innovation, techUK

With organisations’ use of cloud computing services expected to develop and mature during 2021 it is important that organisations’ increased use is done so in a safe and secure way. Business leaders will be asking how the investment made in different cloud  services, including IaaS, PaaS and SaaS, during 2020 can help them to move forward. Indeed, a recent report of business leaders found that 88% expected their adoption and use of cloud services to increase in 2021 with 33% of business leaders stating that their immediate priority for investment in technology in 2021 is to support the migration of business workloads to the cloud to increase the agility of their organisations.

To support this, techUK will be launching our latest Cloud Security Report: A guide for business leaders - Increasing and scaling cloud use securely and safely in 2021 on 17 June. In line with this launch, techUK’s Cloud and Cyber Security Programmes are putting together an event to highlight the key areas of cloud security that companies should look at.

The report highlights key areas to ask questions of your cloud security providers, and in this session, experts from across the industry will come together to discuss the steps you can improve your cloud security posture, and the innovations changing the cloud security landscape. With speakers from Google, UKCloud and McAfee techUK members will discuss the key outcomes of the report and how to securely adopt cloud in 2021.

You can sign up below, or if you have any questions at all please do not hesitate to reach out

 
Sue Daley

Sue Daley

Director, Technology and Innovation

Sue leads techUK's Technology and Innovation work.

This includes work programmes on cloud, data protection, data analytics, AI, Digital Identity and Internet of Things as well as emerging and transformative technologies and innovation policy. She has been recognised as one of the most influential women in UK tech by Computer Weekly and as a key influencer in driving forward the Big Data agenda in the UK Big Data 100. Sue has also been shortlisted for the Milton Keynes Women Leaders Awards and was a judge for the Loebner Prize in AI. In addition to being a regular industry speaker on issues including AI ethics, data protection and cyber security, Sue was recently a judge for the UK Tech 50 and is a regular judge of the annual UK Cloud Awards.

Prior to joining techUK in January 2015 Sue was responsible for Symantec's Government Relations in the UK and Ireland. She has spoken at events including the UK-China Internet Forum in Beijing, UN IGF and European RSA on issues ranging from data usage and privacy, cloud computing and online child safety. Before joining Symantec, Sue was senior policy advisor at the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). Sue has an BA degree on History and American Studies from Leeds University and a Masters Degree on International Relations and Diplomacy from the University of Birmingham. Sue is a keen sportswoman and in 2016 achieved a lifelong ambition to swim the English Channel.

Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
020 7331 2055

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Sam Wyatt

Sam Wyatt

Programme Manager, Defence and Cyber Security, techUK

Sam is the Programme Manager for Defence and Cyber Security at techUK. 

Prior to joining techUK, Sam worked as an Account Executive for a small lobbying agency in Westminster where he briefed politicians in Westminster and Local Authorities on housing and energy issues and wrote policy briefs.

Sam holds a BA (Hons) Degree from the Department of War Studies at King’s College London where he focused on the implications of Cyber War and an MPhil in International Relations & Politics from the University of Cambridge.

Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
020 7331 2169

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Laura Foster

Laura Foster

Programme Manager, Technology and Innovation, techUK

Laura is techUK’s Programme Manager for Technology and Innovation.

She supports the application and expansion of emerging technologies across business, including Geospatial Data, Quantum Computing, AR/VR/XR and Edge technologies.

Before joining techUK, Laura worked internationally in London, Singapore and across the United States as a conference researcher and producer covering enterprise adoption of emerging technologies. This included being part of the strategic team at London Tech Week.

Laura has a degree in History (BA Hons) from Durham University, focussing on regional social history. Outside of work she loves reading, travelling and supporting rugby team St. Helens, where she is from.

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Zoe Brockbank

Programme Coordinator, Policy, Tech and Innovation, techUK

Zoe is a Programme Assistant, supporting techUK's work across Policy, Technology and Innovation.

The team makes the tech case to government and policymakers in Westminster, Whitehall, Brussels and across the UK on the most pressing issues affecting this sector and supports the Technology and Innovation team in the application and expansion of emerging technologies across business, including Geospatial Data, Quantum Computing, AR/VR/XR and Edge technologies.

Before joining techUK, Zoe worked as a Business Development and Membership Coordinator at London First and prior to that Zoe worked in Partnerships at a number of Forex and CFD brokerage firms including Think Markets, ETX Capital and Central Markets.

Zoe has a degree (BA Hons) from the University of Westminster and in her spare time, Zoe enjoys travelling, painting, keeping fit and socialising with friends.

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