• Bristol & Bath Cyber - Meetup

    Framework co-working

    Join us on 28th Feb for an evening of talks and discussions around a topic that is central to cybersecurity. We have a great line up of talks, complimentary food and networking 17:30 - Registration / Networking 18:00 - Cluster update from Tim 18:05 - Nick Randall: Configured Things 18:30 - Refreshment Break / Networking 18:50 - Adrian Taylor: What is the End point of EDR/EPP? (End Point Response)... Secrets from the vendors, and hacks for incident preparedness... Incident preparedness hacks, vendor selection, and where we need to push the vendors. Since running a SOC in 2011 and realizing that AV was dead Adrian has been working with and for organisations who have been trying a number of different ways to get valuable endpoint data talking to actionable threat intelligence. With the rise of the EDR / EPP market we're closer than ever before to enabling analysts to contain threats before they get too far. Bringing his expertise from working for Mandiant / FireEye, as well as working as an independent consultant he will show you a way to get EDR for free, as well as tips for working with the main players. 19:15 - Networking 20:30 -Close

  • Bristol & Bath Cyber - Meetup at TLT

    TLT LLP

    Join us on 22nd November for an evening of talks and discussions around a topic that is central to cybersecurity. We have a great line up of talks and networking hosted by our friends at TLT. 17:30 - Registration / Networking 18:00 - Jonathan Kidd, CISO, Hargreaves Lansdown. Threats we’re facing and the challenges of 2019. 18:30: Dan Read, Partner, TLT solicitors: An overview of how AI is being used in the Legal Services sector and in corporate organisations to support legal work with a particular focus on the journey we have undergone with our AI enabled product – TLT LegalSifter. A look at bias in AI and the issues and risks that it poses." 19:00 - Refreshment Break / Networking 19:15 - Corey & Callen, Capital Networks: The world of security testing & certification is evolving. Corey and Callen will talk about their experiences and observations from testing a range of organisations and what 2019 will hold. 19:45 - Soapbox discussion- Someone talks to an issue they're passionate about in cyber to trigger conversations. 19:50 - Networking 20:30 -Close

  • Bristol & Bath Cyber - Meetup

    The Bath Brew House

    Join us on 24th October as part of the Bath Digital Festival for an evening of talks and discussions around a topic that is central to cybersecurity. We have a great line up of talks, complimentary food and networking 17:30 - Registration / Networking 18:00 - Cluster update from Tim 18:05 - Andi Hudson, Cloud Security Architecture Lead at IBM 18:30 - Joanne Hinds, University of Bath. "It wouldn't happen to me": Concerns and reactions to the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal. Joanne' research involved a series of people affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Contrary to many opinions reported in the news, the respondents did not delete their accounts, frantically change their privacy settings, or even express that much concern. She will discuss her findings in relation to wider privacy research and highlight a number of design implications. 19:00 - Refreshment Break / Networking 19:15 - Jack Jordan-Connelly, Community Manager at Immersive Labs will talk about how they have a new approach to solving the problem of scaling the talent needs for the Cyber cluster through a new practical learning environment. 19:45 - Soapbox discussion- Someone talks to an issue they're passionate about in cyber to trigger conversations. 19:50 - Networking 20:30 -Close

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  • To identity... and beyond!

    Bristol Engine Shed @ Temple Meads

    Join us on 20th September at the Engine Shed, Bristol for an evening of talks and discussions around a topic that is central to cybersecurity: identity. With a focus on user authentication, we'll be exploring how to tell the good guys from the bad guys online. 17:30 - Registration / Networking 18:00 - Cluster update from Tim 18:05 - Scott Brady, Identity & Access Control Lead at Rock Solid Knowledge hosts our technical talk, guiding us through the basic theory behind OpenID Connect and giving a demo of it in action with a focus on its validation procedures. 18:30 - Luke Briner, CTO at PixelPin, asks what Identity actually is, how are we representing it in our technical world, what problems does this create and what do we need to do to fix these problems in our products? 19:00 - Refreshment Break / Networking 19:15 - Jeremy Newman, Founder and Executive Director at New Model Identity, previews a new password-free way of performing authentication. He examines why users are considered to be the weakest link in cybersecurity, and argues that the identity problem won't be solved by banks, nor by the state, nor even by computers alone - but by people. 19:45 - Lightning Talk- Steve Treharne from WMR (Warner McCall Resilience): We work with organisations to defend, respond, recover and learn from cyber attacks. 19:50 - Networking and Pizza 20:30 -Close

  • Privacy- Developing for the future, learning from the past, EngineShed June 14th

    Bristol Engine Shed @ Temple Meads

    Details Our next event is on the 14th June. We have a great line up of talks, complimentary food and networking. The agenda is as follows: 17:30 - Registration / Networking 18:00 - Cluster Update from Tim 18:05 - Simon Crossley, Director of Engineering at MyLife Digital hosts our technical talk to see solutions deployed by leading innovators 18:30 - Talk 2, our commercial talk to help you de-risk your business 19:00 -Refreshment Break / Networking 19:15 - Natasha McKenzie- Estrella Green with our trends talk to understand how the world of privacy is changing 19:45 - Lightning Talk- slot available 19:50 -Networking and Pizza 20:30 -Close Spaces are limited so please register soon to avoid disappointment. We look forward to welcoming you on the 14th!

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  • Drones, GDPR & hacking techniques : Engine Shed- 19th April

    Bristol Engine Shed @ Temple Meads

    Our next event is on the 19th April. We have a great line up of talks, complimentary food and networking. The agenda is as follows: 17:30 - Registration / Networking 18:00 - Cluster Update 18:05 - Sash Rigby : As Technical Director of Modux, Sash leads the organisation to deliver boutique cyber security consultancy into FTSE100 telecoms, finance and UK Government organisations. Sash will join the meetup to discuss the tradecraft commonly employed by his team to breach client organisation’s security through real attack scenarios which demonstrate successful end-to-end infiltration. 18:30 - Catherine Ainsworth: The DOT Project The Dot Project empowers organisations to embrace digital tech, to drive change and deliver positive social impact. We deliver people first, practical solutions. We spend time to understand our clients needs, empathise with their challenges and develop solutions to address them. Catherine will also talk about GDPR preparedness and the challenges facing the non-profit sector. 18:55 - Lightning Talk - C11 Cyber Accelerator - David Sykes 19:00 -Refreshment Break / Networking 19:15 - Jaimi Anderson: Hacking Drones Jaimi is a cyber security professional with experience in risk, digital forensics and information security. With the ever growing love of drones and the fun that they bring, she decided to research more exciting ways to play with drones; hacking. More than that though, she discovered that you could access them like computers and mobile phones in a forensics environment. 19:40 - Lightning Talk - Bristol University Cyber Security Group - Dirk van der Linden 19:45 - Lightning Talk 19:50 -Networking and Pizza 20:30 -Close Spaces are limited so please register soon to avoid disappointment. We look forward to welcoming you on the 19th!

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  • West England Cyber Cluster Meeting

    Bristol Engine Shed @ Temple Meads

    Come down to the Engine Shed on the 27th Feb for some beer, great talks and that all important networking! AGENDA 5:30pm Registration 6:00pm: DCMS - Steve Williams will discuss the Government Initiatives that are supporting growth of the UK cyber security sector 6:30pm: CyberSmart - Mariella Thanner will present CyberSmart's solution to Cyber Essentials. 7:00pm Short Break 7:10pm: Opus - Alex Crass - Creating Brand Awareness. An expert in marketing Alex will be talking about creating that all important "brand awareness" for your business. 7:30pm: Lightning Talks. 7:45pm Networking 8:30pm Close Bring yourself and an appetite (for knowledge and food)!! Please follow us on our new Twitter account @CyberWEngland for regular updates, news and opportunities! See you there.

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