Infosecurity Europe 2015 continues with special guest John McAfee

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Infosecurity Europe, continues today at Olympia Kensington as Europe’s largest information security event enters its second day.

Yesterday the 20th anniversary edition of the exhibition opened with a visionary keynote speech from Ciaran Martin, Director General of Cyber Security at GCHQ. A special appearance from [name] at the Department of Business Industry and Skills also highlighted the important contribution that information security makes to the British economy.

The second day of Infosecurity Europe is similarly packed with new features, initiatives and keynotes from leaders in business, technology and governments. Highlights include: –

  • Infosecurity Europe’s 20th anniversary party with special guest John McAfee
  • Know Your Adversary’ An unmissable panel event profiling the character of the cybercriminal with participants including Will Van Gemert, Deputy Director Operations and Acting Head of EC3 at Europol and Michael Driscoll, Assistant Legal Attache, FBI
  • The second day of Infosecurity Europe’s new security research conference Intelligent Defence
  • Eye-opening keynotes from renowned security technologist Bruce Schneier and science writer Simon Singh
  • The announcement of the winners of the EU European Security Blogger of the Year Awards
  • Further keynote speeches and panel appearances from security experts at the Sophos, Elsevier, John Lewis, Unilever and the Information Commisioner’s Office

All Day – Intelligent Defence: European Technical Research Conference
Intelligent Defence is a new technical conference sharing the latest and most advanced cybersecurity research. Over two days, leading security experts drawn from the private and public sectors will present new research papers, including the revelation of new zero-day vulnerabilities associated with growing use of cloud and Internet of Things technology.

All Day – The Cyber Innovation Zone
The Cyber Innovation Zone celebrates British innovation in the field of information security. Presented in association with The Cyber Growth Partnership, The Department for Business Innovation and Skills and techUK, it will showcase eleven of the UK’s most creative and forward-looking information security businesses.

All Day – Security Made In…
Each year Infosecurity Europe’s country pavilions shine the spotlight on the vibrant information security industries around the world. In 2015, it welcomes new country and region pavilions from the USA, France, Israel, Germany and Northern Ireland.

10:55 – 11:35 (Keynote Stage) ‘How to Hack an Enterprise: Exploitation for Beginners’
James Lyne, security researcher for Sophos, reveals how hackers find and then exploit security weaknesses, including live demonstrations of attack methodologies.

11:50 – 13:00 (Keynote Stage) ‘Know Your Adversary: Who is the Cybercriminal?’
Will Van Gemert, Deputy Director Operations and Acting Head of EC3 at Europol and Michael Driscoll, Assistant Legal Attache, FBI, join a panel delving into the pathology of the minds of cybercriminals.

12:00 – 12:25 (StrategyTalks) ‘Fridge FUD: Freezing Out IoT Myths’
Carl Leonard, Principal Security Analyst, WebSense, debunks some of the common myths about the Internet of Things, including the often-cited vulnerabilities of the ‘smart fridge’.

13:15 – 13:55 (Keynote Stage) ‘How Do You Know You’ve Been Breached?’
Internationally renowned security technologist and Alumnus of the Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame Bruce Schneier shares practical advice on how to detect and respond to security breaches.

14:45 – 15:45 (Intelligent Defence) ‘The Fault In Our Clouds’
Yontana Most, Head of Adallom Labs provides an in-depth analysis of how cybercriminals attack cloud services and what companies can do to protect themselves.

17:30 – (Pillar Hall) Security Bloggers Meet-Up and winners of EU European Security Blogger Awards
Join us in the Pillar Hall at Olympia to hear which blogs, podcasts and tweeters will take the crown in this year’s edition of EU Security Blogger Awards 2015.

17:30 – (Keynote stage) Infosecurity Europe 20th Anniversary Party – Join us at the gallery level behind the Keynote Stage from 17:30 to celebrate 20 years of Infosecurity Europe and network with professionals from across the security industry. Infosecurity Europe is delighted to be welcoming internationally renowned information security pioneer John McAfee as guest speaker.

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