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Final speaker announced for CyNam 19.3 – BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

Joining our Cyber Showcase at CyNam 19.3 on October 10th will be a leading cyber security figure from BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, who will be using their time on the stage to talk about their National Security Cyber Accelerator.

This programme aims to support those looking to make a career move into cyber security and could be a great opportunity for the community and to help those people starting out in the industry.

To learn more, register to attend the event at the Jury’s Inn, Cheltenham, 6-9pm. Reserve your seat here: https://bit.ly/2lV2UuB.

If you can’t wait until the event to find out more about the National Security Cyber Accelerator, check out their website (https://lnkd.in/gYmgeBt).

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Simon Townsend from PWC UK joins speaker line-up

We’re thrilled to announce a new speaker for CyNam 19.3 – Simon Townsend, Cyber Security Manager at PwC UK.

Simon will be joining us on October 10th at Jury’s Inn, Cheltenham, his talk will be looking at how we must define OT, helping to demystify the terms that surround this highly complex subject. Whilst also looking at ways to bridge the gap between the long-standing safety culture already in place in OT environments with a new security culture.

Sign up for your ticket here https://bit.ly/2lV2UuB to catch Simon’s interesting perspective, as well as other headline speakers.

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BAE Systems Applied Intelligence announced as Gold Sponsor for CyNam 19.3

We’re a matter of days from CyNam 19.3 on Thursday 10th October, 6-9pm.

So, we’d like to take the opportunity now to thank our sponsors for helping to make events such as this possible, and the role they play in helping us to nurture Cheltenham and Gloucestershire’s cyber security talent and expertise.

Our Gold sponsor for the 19.3 networking evening is multinational cyber security and technology consulting company BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. As a company within the BAE Systems group, it delivers cyber security and intelligence solutions to help clients protect and enhance their critical assets. As such, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence know exactly what CyNam are trying to achieve as a group, and its generosity helps provide us with the resources to meet our aims to advance the people and businesses within the CyNam community.

If you wish to join us on October 10th, we still have a few places remaining. Reserve your place here: https://bit.ly/2lV2UuB

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Thank you to our marketing partners The Craft Consulting

If you’ve ever been curious who is responsible for the promotion and marketing of CyNam and its events (and also our forthcoming website redesign) then we’d point you towards The Craft Consulting.

The team at this Cheltenham-based agency has played a key role in the development of the CyNam brand, it’s messaging, and building the popularity of our CyNam networking events. As the Craft has provided its services to CyNam complimentary, we feel they deserve a thank you! If you want to see what else The Craft is capable of, you can learn more at https://thecraft.consulting

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CyNam shortlisted for Cyber Security Awards 2019

We’re delighted to announce that CyNam has been shortlisted for the 2019 Cyber Security Awards, as a Not for Profit Team of the Year’!

Established in 2014 to reward the best individuals, teams and companies within the cyber security industry, the Cyber Security Awards (cybersecurityawards.com) has been created to reward excellence and innovation, and those committed to progressing the industry.

Celebrating everyone from exciting new start-ups to global security companies, we are honoured to be included among these names. We wish all the best to everyone who has been shortlisted.

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Partnership between Hub8 and CyNam develops

Recently we announced the forthcoming launch of the Hub8 co-working space for cyber technology, located in Cheltenham’s Brewery Quarter. As well as a place to where cyber security SMEs and major players can collaborate, it will also become a physical home for the CyNam team.

To reflect the deepening of the partnership between CyNam and Hub8, Paul Bentham, who sits on CyNam’s board of directors, has joined Hub8 as a Non-Executive Director. We believe that this greater synergy between the two organisations will improve our ability to serve and nurture the CyNam community.

Paul brings with him a fantastic network of contacts within the cyber security space and a wealth of experience which he developed at his company Surevine, making him the perfect candidate to bridge this partnership.

To learn more about Hub8, please contact [email protected]

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The CyNam Board welcomes a new Director

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Bruce Gregory as a new member of the CyNam Board of Directors, who joined the organisation in May.

Bruce brings over 20 years of experience in the development and operation of commercial developments across the UK and Europe. Most recently, he has been involved in a number of projects building and operating innovation hubs.

In particular, Bruce is the Managing Director of Hub8 – Cheltenham’s first dedicated co-working space for Cheltenham’s cyber security and technology business, and the physical home for CyNam. We’re excited to discover how the deepening of this collaboration between Hub8 and CyNam will further benefit Cheltenham’s cyber community.

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Thank you to the CyNam community for another fantastic event!

A huge thank you to everyone who made Tuesday night’s CyNam 19.2 event such a success. It was a fantastic evening for everyone to network, innovate and collaborate.

Thank you also to our sponsors (Sopra Steria, Deep3, Thales) for making the evening possible and to our speakers, including Bruce Gregory from Hub8, Hadley Beeman and Terence Eden from NHSX, James Wood from NHS Digital, CTRL Group’s Ben Fenhert, Tony Gee from PenTest Partners, and Dr Alex Tarter from Thales, Richard York from Deep3 and Richard Bach from XQ Cyber.

We hope you found the evening as entertaining and informative as we did and are looking forward to the next opportunity to connect!

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XQ Cyber to participate in Cyber Showcase at CyNam 19.2

With only a couple of days left to go before the next CyNam cyber security event, we are very excited to welcome XQ Cyber (xqcyber.com), who will be participating in a cyber showcase during CyNam 19.2.

XQ Cyber believe that cyber security should be less complex and better value. The team are on a mission to make their customers’ digital lives better by helping them to mitigate technology risk, to innovate faster and to thrive in the information age.

Make sure to join us at CyNam 19.2 to hear from the white hat hacking team and learn all about how they develop innovative solutions and services to solve difficult, thorny issues. The event is now full but make sure to sign up to the waiting list for any tickets which may be released: https://bit.ly/2DdAOQU

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Sopra Steria announced as Silver Sponsor for CyNam 19.2

CyNam 19.2 kicks off in only a matter of days. We have a packed speaker line up with some of the biggest cyber companies in the UK confirmed to attend, and a fantastic venue at the Cheltenham Science Festival – and attendees get to experience all of this for free. 

 None of this would have been possible without our Silver Sponsor Sopra Steria (soprasteria.co.uk), who is a trusted leader in successful transformation programmes. Sopra Steria works with private and public organisations to address their most complex and critical business challenges. Combining high quality and performance services, added-value and innovation, Sopra Steria enables its clients to make the best use of information technology.

As first-time sponsors of CyNam, Sopra Steria is looking forward to being able to network, collaborate and innovate with the fantastic local community at the event. To meet the Sopra Steria team and welcome them to the CyNam community, make sure to come and join us on June 4th at the Helix Theatre in the Cheltenham Science Festival. The tickets are now all sold out but sign up to the waiting list for any tickets which may become available: https://bit.ly/2DdAOQU