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CyNam 20.3 Breakout Sessions

There will be three excellent breakout sessions taking place at CyNam 20.3; covering a wide a range of topics close to the hearts of our ecosystem. The breakout sessions will take place for 30 minutes during the main event from 17.58 – 18.28 GMT.


Ripjar – Panel Discussion – Transforming Cyber Threat Intelligence – Under the Bonnet

In addition to their Keynote discussion “Transforming Cyber Threat Intelligence”; Ripjar will delving further into this topic by hosting a live discussion and Q & A session in the break during the CyNam 20.3 live broadcast.

In this panel session, Jeremy Annis, CEO of Ripjar, Don Smith, Director of the Cyber Threat Unit and David Balson, Director of Intelligence at Ripjar will address key questions in how platforms can enable a thriving ecosystem of people, processes and technology to effectively scale cyber intelligence production and knowledge sharing in global businesses and government agencies. It will address the technical enablers and blockers for effective cyber threat intelligence sharing, exploring key concepts around how platforms can be built to explore data with new analytics, piece together complex adversary behaviour and securely share sensitive intelligence.


Ladies of Cheltenham Hacking Society – Security Through Diversity

Cyber criminals don’t all look the same, so neither should the teams working to protect us. In this session we will be discussing the latest figures on diversity in UK cyber and talking about practical tips to boost inclusion in the industry.


Gloucestershire College – Moving Forwards: The importance of apprenticeships in our cyber industry

Gloucestershire College is the proud Academic Sponsor of CyNam. We deliver accredited cyber and IT training for students and apprentices from our state-of-the-art facilities in Gloucester and Cheltenham.

It has never been more important for businesses to invest in the future of cyber talent, and for young people to harness the incredible opportunities presented on their doorstep.

Employers, students, prospective apprentices, and existing employees are invited to join Julie Tegg, Director of Apprenticeships and Employer Training at GC, to discover the importance of IT and cyber apprenticeships within the cyber industry, and the benefits of getting involved.


Sopra Steria – The psychology of crisis management 

With cyber-attacks on the rise, there will come a time for many companies to face the impact of malicious activity. In this session, Rakhee Porter, Head of Resilience at Sopra Steria, will explore the culture, behaviours and leadership qualities that will equip a team to remain on the front foot in a crisis situation.

To participate in one of these fantastic breakout sessions, please register for the full event here on Eventbrite.