The SRO and his team will provide updates to industry about the Defensive Cyber Operations and Cyber Resilience Programmes with particular focus on the pipeline of activity over the forthcoming year(s) and how it links to the Cyber Resilience Strategy for Defence.  There will be an opportunity in the afternoon for focussed meetings with MOD personnel and companies on related topics as well as networking with the wider Defensive Cyber Programme staff and industry colleagues.


  • 0900 Arrival
  • 0930-0945 Introduction
  • 0945-1015 SRO update with Q&A
  • 1015-1045 Crown Commercial Services Update (frameworks used by MOD)
  • 1045-1100 Refreshments and comfort break
  • 1100-1130 Pipeline of short/long term opportunities
  • 1130-1200 Cyber Resilience Strategy for Defence
  • 1200-1230 Innovation Approach
  • 1230-1330 Lunch
  • 1330-1600 MOD/Industry 20 mins sessions (pre booked)

The venue address:

Swindon Town FC, County Ground County Road Swindon Wiltshire United Kingdom SN1 2ED

Arrival should be 0900 for a 0930 start.

Please invite industry to book a 20 mins session with MOD representatives by emailing: [email protected] stating if the session is a general introduction or the purpose of the session. They will be allocated a session a few days prior to the day. Please stress that these sessions must be booked in advance and that they will be limited.

Fred Sugden

Fred Sugden

Associate Director, Defence and National Security, techUK

Freddie MacSwiney

Programme Manager - Defence and Cyber, techUK

Raya Tsolova

Programme Manager, National Security, techUK