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Cyber Defence and Security

Developing cyber security strategies

12 October 2016 | IET London: Savoy Place



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The Cyber Defence and Security seminar addressing key cyber challenges for the military and defence industry as well as considering mitigation against cyber-attacks on the Critical National Infrastructure took place on 12 October 2016 at IET London: Savoy Place.

Sessions in 2016 included topics on integrating safety and cyber security, legal and moral issues, implementing and adopting security approaches, system safety, software safety and challenges with supply chain.

A Panel discussion on the future of UK’s National Cyber Security Strategy included thought leaders from the government (NCSC/GSHQ), academia and leading technology companies such as Intel Security and QinetiQ.


Session themes include:

  • The evolution of cyber-threats to the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure and the strategy for 2016 - 2020
  • Tackling cyber-crime with disruptive technologies and innovative strategies
  • Securing the entire supply chain and minimise risks from subcontractors
  • The Kaspersky Interactive Protection Simulation (KIPS), a hands-on workshop to put your skills to the test in a simulated business environment

Case studies:

  • The Niteworks case study: risk in software acquisition and how to mitigate it
  • Cyber security and the European Air Traffic Management (ATM): taking proactive approach
  • Cyber security provisions for the Hinkley Point nuclear plant project
  • APT attacks on Critical National Infrastructure in context of Russia's Hybrid War against Ukraine

Who should attend?

  • CIOs, IT directors
  • Information security strategists
  • Cyber security technology end-users (including military)
  • Suppliers of cyber security technology
  • Cyber security analysts and software specialists
  • Regulatory and industry associations
  • Design engineers
  • Systems safety engineers
  • Technical managers
  • Business development managers
  • Researchers (industry, academia, military)

Supporters and media partners

Headline sponsor

Sponsors and exhibitors


Member - £350

Non-member - £440

Student - £249

Government / military - £165