UK’s leading IT and cyber professionals to converge in London for Security IT Summit

This year is already setting new records for delegate and supplier attendance at the Security IT Summit, which takes place on Tuesday 3 July 2018 at the Hilton London Hotel, Canary Wharf. The Summit – for which Risk UK is an Official Media Partner – is a highly focused event that brings cyber security professionals together for one-to-one business meetings, interactive seminars and valuable networking opportunities.

Among the organisations already confirmed as delegates by organiser Forum Events are the British Red Cross, DS Smith, Financial Ombudsman Services, the Freight Transport Association, L3 TRL Technology, London & Partners, Marshall Motor Group plc, O2 Telefonica, Robert Brett & Sons Ltd, Shepherd Neame Ltd and Vodafone.

Throughout this one-day event, delegates will meet with credible solution providers who’ll be able to talk through projects, concerns and obstacles, offering the best advice as well as cost-saving solutions.

Confirmed attending suppliers to date include LogRhythm, Accellion, Bomgar, Darktrace, SonicWall, Twist & Shout Media and Varonis.

Delegates will also learn about the latest cyber security trends in educational seminar sessions led by some of the industry’s leading practitioners.

Chris Cannon, portfolio manager at Forum Events, said: “The interest we’ve had in this year’s Security IT Summit has been phenomenal, reflecting the busy nature of the market right now in the face of the rising threat from cyber crime. We’re looking forward to greeting everyone again this summer for a full working day of learning and connection building.”

*To secure a complimentary delegate place, Risk UK’s readers should call Katie Bullot on 01992 374049 or e-mail

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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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