Coherent strategies to combat emerging threats outlined at Security IT Summit

The incessant growth of the Internet in recent years has completely transformed the world in which we now reside. Rapidly evolving into an interconnected global network of systems and information, the Internet has had an overwhelming impact on the business sector.

With more and more systems and devices becoming part of the overall picture, the threat we face is constantly evolving, expanding and diverging. The financial, political and physical damage caused by these threats has never been higher, with critical infrastructure often at the epicentre of attack episodes.

For their part, security experts can struggle to keep pace with the latest developments, continually confronting the cyber attackers in order to make sure their organisations are safe and secure from negative cyber impacts.

Running on Tuesday 5 July at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in central London and organised by Forum Events, the Security IT Summit has been designed to draw on the combined expertise of the industry in order to facilitate the development of coherent strategies that will combat emerging threats.

Invaluable security insight

Offering invaluable security insight for senior IT/IT security professionals, the Security IT Summit provides “unparalleled industry access” to the latest products and services designed to help identify and combat a security breach. Maximising productivity with face-to-face meetings, the Security IT Summit uses a unique matchmaking process to bring delegates and the most innovative product and service providers together.

Featuring a comprehensive seminar programme, this year’s Security IT Summit will be welcoming prominent industry influencers, including speakers from Pervade Software and LogRhythm who’ll provide an update on policy and share Best Practice strategies on all angles of cyber security and risk mitigation.

Join senior representatives from AON, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, the Metropolitan Police Service, Oxfam, Sainsbury’s and many more in learning from the experts on how to build stronger defences against cyber attacks and recover quickly from security breaches.

*Attendance at the Security IT Summit is exclusively limited to senior IT/IT security professionals and product and service providers. To secure your place at the event, prospective delegates should contact Gillian Small (telephone: 01992 374073, e-mail: g.small@forumevents.co.uk), while suppliers need to contact Chris Cannon (telephone: 01992 374096, e-mail: c.cannon@forumevents.co.uk)

 

About the Author
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014 and as Editor of The Paper (Pro-Activ Publications' dedicated business newspaper for security professionals) in September 2015. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk Xtra at Pro-Activ Publications in May 2018.

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