World of internet and connectivity, are we really safe?
IET BCS Joint Lecture 2020
Peter Davies is a Security Expert operating at the convergence of Safety and Security. An honorary Fellow with Imperial College’s Institute for Security Science & Technology and chair of the AESIN Security Workstream. He is a leading expert on Countering Cyber Attacks targeted Supply Chain Infiltration and Cyber Physical Attacks. He has lead the Cyber Security aspects of 2 C-CAV research activities and has 30+ years of verifying security systems in hardware and software. Peter likes to say that he does security where it can’t afford to fail. Peter is sought after by organisations for his advice on their legal position with respect to Cyber-attacks. Peter is delighted to share his experience and knowledge to answer the question we have all wondered - how safe are we?!
Continuing Professional Development
This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.
27 Feb 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Technical Director - Thales: e-security
A bit about me: I love what I do, approach everything with energy and enthusiasm and can always see an angle. As a Technical Director of Thales in the UK I have been their leading expert on Cryptography in the UK responsible for providing cryptography and information security direction and expertise on a variety of products and projects. Previous work includes the development and certification of flexible and interoperable commercial security solutions that are also widely used by governments; these solutions are available worldwide and support the security of both communications and infomatics in an international, multi grade environment. My specialist knowledge is at the core of the cyber defence and forensics activities that I undertake combatting existential treats against business. I can, and have, interacted on security and products at any level from Prime Minister, through Board to deep technical including Agencies, Certification Labs and partners developing and sustaining business opportunities worldwide. I have generated patents in the area of digital DNA and my research covers aspects of technical security as well as aspects of super-identities and their role in combatting human based cyber-attacks. I have lead EU security research contract and have acted as a n expert on others. As well as contributing to standards I am a frequent speaker at international conferences and deliver lectures to postgraduate information and cyber security programmes in the UK and worldwide.
Reasons to attend
Come to learn from an expert within the field and rub shoulders with like-minded people over some free refreshments!
University of South Wales
18:00 - 18:30 Food and Networking
18.30 - 19:30 The Talk
19:30 - 20:00 Drinks and Networking
Free of charge