Date: 9th September, 15:00 BST
2013 has been the year where there has been a real sea-change in the way the industry perceives data protection and data breaches. In the past, the focus has been on prevention, but it is now more widely accepted that the question of if you will suffer a data breach is now when you will suffer a data breach.
Date: 10th September, 15:00 BST
The proliferation of hacking tools known as zero-day exploits is raising concerns at the highest levels in the information security industry and in government, even as U.S. agencies and defense contractors have been named as the “biggest buyers of such products”.
Date: 11th September, 15:00 BST
Edward Snowden has become a household name through his whistleblowing, but looking beyond the game of ‘Where’s Snowden’ that the world’s media seem to be playing, are questions about the UK and US government’s acquisition of data, and the reasons for the collection of data.
Date: 12th September, 15:00 BST
Industry experts are almost unanimous in their acceptance of authentication as the unsolved problem facing the information security industry. Passwords are both forgettable and inadequate, memorable information is easily sought out via social networking sites, two-factor authentication can be inconvenient, three-factor authentication is inconvenient, biometrics are treated with suspicion…
Date: 13th September, 15:00 BST
Female information security pros account for less than 10% of the industry’s professionals, yet talent is rife amongst those that have entered the world of information security.