PrivSec London launches today at the QEII Centre

Alison Pepper

PrivSec London opens its doors at 9am today at London’s QEII Centre, with day one’s first presentations commencing at 9:20am. 

Bringing together CEOs, CISOs, data practitioners and IT professionals, PrivSec London gives a unique opportunity to get to the forefront of the global debate on data privacy and cyber security.

On PrivSec London’s first day, attendees can learn about data protection issues at the top of the global agenda, as experts present their opinions, views and insight in five content theatres, including:

  1. Privacy and Security

Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE CMG opens with a briefing on the global data protection and security landscape as it currently stands. Shortly after, Sheila FitzPatrick, President & Founder at FitzPatrick & Associates, looks at innovation on the data protection landscape and the challenges this creates for user privacy.

Also in the Privacy and Security theatre:

  • Shaab Al-baghdadi, Privacy Practioner at OnlineDPO hosts a debate: Harmonising Global Privacy Laws within Your Data Privacy Programme.

Panellists include: Sheila Fitzpatrick, CEO at Fitzpatrick Associates; João Torres Barreiro, Chief Privacy Officer at Willis Towers Watson; Bill Karazsia, Assistant General Counsel at Data Privacy Group – Fortive; Emily Johnson, Senior Privacy Program Manager and Team Lead at Microsoft

  1. Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC) and Industry theatre

After a welcome extended by Privacy Consultant & DPO Coach at AwarePrivacy, Simon Hall, Victoria Guilloit, Partner at Privacy Culture explores awareness and training in data privacy and cyber security. This is followed by a presentation on accountability within the context of compliance and business objectives, led by Bojana Bellamy, President of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP’s Centre for Information Policy Leadership.

Also speaking in the GRC & Industry theatre:

  • Shoshana Rosenberg, Privacy Specialist & CEO and Founder at SafePorter: Privacy is the Key to Diversity and Inclusion – and Diversity is the Key to Privacy by Design
  1. Financial Services theatre

Partner at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, Bridget Treacy offers opening remarks in the Financial Services (FS) theatre. Brad Bryant, Global Chief Privacy Officer, AON, begins the theatre’s presentations by studying FS and the senior managers’ regime.

Other presentations taking place in the FS theatre:

  • Josephine Harriman, Global Cyber & Privacy Legal Counsel at Morgan Stanley: Privacy as an Enabler for Financial Services
  • Panel discussion: Emerging Tech and AI: Ethical Use within FS. Panellists include: Josephine Harriman, Global Cyber & Privacy Legal Counsel at Morgan Stanley, Dan Cope Data Privacy Manager at Financial Services Industry, Rob Masson Founder at DPOcentre, Rogelio Aguilar, Head of Group Data Protection Office from BNP Paribas.
  1. Public Sector theatre

Opening the day, National Cyber Lead at Police Digital Security Centre, Neil Sinclair’s presents his keynote: Making our good people great.

Later, a panel discussion will look at emerging issues for public sector data protection and security. Panellists include: Bebe Lees, Head of Communications at The Security Company; Dawn Monaghan, Head of IG Policy at NHSX, and Dave Parsons, Information Governance Manager at Cardiff Council.

Also in focus in the Public Sector theatre:

  • Panel debate: “The Future of Digitalisation in the Public Sector” with Florian Marcus, Presenter-Analyst at e-Estonia Briefing Centre, Luís Filipe Coelho Antunes, Professor at the University of Porto, and Joe Dignan, Founder at Kintechi
  • Joe Dignan, Founder, Kintechi: Climate change, Data Deltas and Digital Twins
  1. Threat Intelligence and Cyber Security theatre

The Chairman of Cyber Security Research Institute, Peter Warren, opens the Threat Intelligence and Cyber Security theatre, before handing over to Mike Hulett, Head of Operations at National Crime Agency, who gives an overview of the current cyber threat landscape.

After lunch, Dr Vasileios Karagiannopoulus, Reader in Cybercrime and Cybersecurity at the University of Portsmouth leads a panel debate, Effective Cyber Incident Response Plans.

Joining Dr Karagiannopoulus are: Vicki Gavin, The Cyber Coach at Cyber Rescue Alliance; Neil Sinclair, National Cyber Lead at Police Digital Security Centre, and Dhivya Venkatachalam, Data Governance and Privacy Expert at Data Synergie.

Also presenting in the Threat Intelligence and Cyber Security Theatre:

  • Dr Vasileios Karagiannopoulus, Reader in Cybercrime and Cybersecurity University of Portsmouth, leads a panel debate: Cybercrime Investigations and Current Threats. Panellists include: Olu Odeniyi, Cyber Security and Digital Transformation Consultant, Mike Hullet, Head of Operations at National Crime Agency, Bernard Swierczyna, CISO at First Ireland Risk Management
  • Olu Odeniyi, Cyber Security and Digital Transformation Consultant: The Threat of Deep fakes and what to do about it

Content streams

On each day of PrivSec London, five conference theatres run simultaneously to bring delegates deep insight via presentations, panel discussions and live Q&A opportunities. Each of these streams are highlighted in full detail on the PrivSec agenda on the event website and event app (below).

Delegates are free to attend talks in any of these streams on both days. Simply pick and choose the talks you’d like to attend and move to each theatre during breaks between talks.

PrivSec London app

Our free mobile app is now available to download on the Android and Apple App Store. Through the app you can ‘favourite’ talks from each theatre to build your own agenda within PrivSec London. Search “DPWF”. Or click the following links for direct links to the app:

Event App – Apple App Store
Event App – Android App Store

Use the PrivSec London app to guide you through the event. It will enable you to:

  • View the event agendas
  • Build your own schedule of talks
  • Read speaker profiles
  • Engage with event social media feeds
  • Access additional guides and editorial
  • Provide feedback on the event

Engage with PrivSec London

Stay tuned with PrivSec London on social media, where content, news and views will be going live throughout the two days of live data privacy discussion.

Follow the day on Twitter @PrivSecEvents

#PrivSecLDN

#Privacy

We look forward to welcoming you to PrivSec London.


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