10th – 14th September | International House, London
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Thank you for attending our QA Cyber Summit. It was great to meet you to share the expertise of our QA Trainers and partners.
Below you will find the presentations to download under each of the speaker bios.
Visit QA.COM/Cyber for more courses, blogs, research, events and the first edition of QA's Cyber Magazine Detect and Defend.
The following guest Cyber Security specialists gave presentations during the summit:
Product Designer, Hardware Hacker, and the founder of Grand Idea Studio
Joe specializes in creating, exploring, and manipulating electronic devices. Formerly known as Kingpin, Joe was a member of the legendary hacker group L0pht Heavy Industries, where he helped raise awareness of computer security vulnerability research and disclosure. He was also a co-host of Discovery Channel's Prototype "This", an engineering entertainment programme that followed the real-life design process of a unique prototype every episode. Joe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from Boston University and a Doctorate of Science in Technology (Honorary) degree from the University of Advancing Technology. In his presentation he will discuss the Tools of the Hardware Hacking Trade.
With more than 30 years’ experience in the IT industry, Robert is a serial technology entrepreneur. Initially working for organisations such as Capita and Intergraph Corporation. A finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, he has been instrumental in developing and successfully exiting three technology companies prior to currently managing Metacompliance, a Cyber Security company, through its current scaling phase. His mission is to help organisations keep their staff safe online, secure their digital assets and help protect their reputation and brand. In his presentation he will discuss 'A Dummies Guide to GDPR in Practice'.
Director of Level 7 Expertise Ltd.
Tony is an experienced Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS or “drone”) and cyber security principal consultant, with over 23 years in the Royal Air Force and 9 years in Industry. Tony has worked for SMEs and large international Defence Primes, but for the past two years has been a director and co-owner of Level 7 Expertise Ltd, a small business based in Northamptonshire. Tony has worked on or with most of the UK MOD’s current and recent portfolio of UAS, and also has experience in a number of international programmes. He has experience of enterprise audit and insider threat programmes, and comes from a strong military intelligence background. More recently, he has been involved in Cyber Vulnerability Investigations across a number of platforms and capabilities, and through his chairmanship of a number of high-profile Counter-Drone conferences is recognised as a leading proponent in his field. As part of Level 7’s Corporate Social responsibility activity. He has started an education programme for business owners and local government, seeking to improve their cyber security and business resilience.
Managing Director of The AntiSocial Engineer Limited
Jade sets the professional tone at The AntiSocial Engineer Limited, a company that provides realistic testing and training solutions to SME's and some of the UK's largest organisations. She has a background in project management, customer relations and events. As managing director, Jade's experience is used to guide national projects and develop strategic partnerships to assist with her company's mission in helping to reduce cybercrime.
Specialist Solution Architect for Security and Compliance at Amazon Web Services (AWS)
As a Solutions Architect at AWS, Esteban works with customers in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He specializes in designing and building secure environments that address customer threat models and align with their compliance requirements.
Esteban has spent the majority of his career focused on helping customers transform their security functions, shifting them from traditional thinkers to innovators in the cloud. He also has in-depth experience in securing payment services and embedded consumer devices having led several security engineering teams.
During the presentation, Esteban will discuss Amazon Web Services security principles and how that is enabling the company’s rapid pace of innovation.
Cyber Psychologist | Co-Founder, CEO CyberFish
As someone who understands technology along with the inspirations behind people’s behaviour, I’m a rare breed. I define my expertise as cyber psychology.
Pairing my occupational psychology experience with my threat intelligence expertise, I can effectively interpret online behaviour, trends and patterns. At The CyberFish I drive the service portfolio and work personally on our accounts engaging with high net worth individuals and senior executives helping them understand and navigate cyber risks.
Customer Engineer for Google Cloud Platform
At Google, Tom works with leading Financial Services organisations to meet their business and security goals through digital transformation using data, analytics and machine learning.
Tom has deep domain knowledge in IT Security from running teams of software developers, building products, mentoring and advising startups and founders on their technology and growth strategy. Having worked in IT Security for a number of years as an Analyst, leading a Security Operations Center, Consultant and Advisor, Tom has a wealth of experience across a range of industries.
A specialist in security monitoring Tom has helped design and deliver automated monitoring and response strategies for leading financial organisations around the world. At Google Tom is deeply engaged with Tier 1 Banks to help them securely migrate to Google Cloud.
Tom regularly provide insight as subject matter expert through industry publications and speaking at events.
His presentation is titled "Security at scale: Lessons from 15+ years of keeping Google secure"
Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft
Tom has been in IT for 15 years, from support to architecture and now at Microsoft focusing on security. In his presentation he will discuss why Microsoft is in fact a security company.