November 17th Webinar: Measuring Cyber Resilience: How to Prove to the Board Your Team is Ready for the Next Attack

Nov. 17, 2022
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This event was originally held on November 17 , 2022 and is now available for on demand viewing.
Sponsor: Immersive Labs

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Far too many organizations throw money at cybersecurity software and expect an individual or a small team of security professionals alone to protect the company, its people and assets from cyber-attacks. Moreover, cybersecurity software fails to adequately measure an organization’s true readiness for an attack. When the CEO or Board asks if the company is prepared for a threat, a manager’s response is typically based on opinion rather than on hard data.

This short-sighted and siloed approach is inadequate, failing time and again to protect revenues and brand reputations, because it doesn’t take into account one of an organization’s most vital defenses against evolving cyber threats - its people, across the entire organization.

This session will discuss:
     - Why resilience matters more than ever
     - What role people, processes and technology play in cyber resilience
     - How you can build and measure workforce resilience

Presented by:

Paul Bentham
Chief Product Officer
Immersive Labs 

For 12 years Paul worked at the UK’s Signals Intelligence Agency, GCHQ. Here, he was responsible for creating technology which helped the British Government oversee and protect the cyber domain in line with national interests. While at GCHQ he drove initiatives involving the collection and analysis of vast datasets, as well as building realistic environments to simulate and optimize offensive and defensive cyber capabilities. Paul also acted as an innovation lead at the agency, helping uncover and apply new approaches to emerging problem spaces in collaboration with Five Eyes partners. Still passionate about fostering innovation, he represents a number of bodies which encourage the next generation of UK cybersecurity companies. At Immersive Labs he oversees the development of the company’s Cyber Workforce Optimization platform which helps large organizations measure and map human capabilities to risk to improve resilience.

Dan Potter
Director, Operational Resilience
Immersive Labs

Dan worked at Citi for over 15 years, gaining significant expertise in the design, delivery and management of resilience related disciplines including crisis management, business continuity and disaster recovery (including cyber), third party resilience and exercising. Dan regularly engaged with regulators, clients and boards and held a number of industry positions including Co-Chair of the Bank of England Sector Exercise Group (SEG) and leading various projects for the Cross Market Operational Resilience Group (CMORG).

Kieron Newsham
Security Solutions Architect

Kieron Newsham scopes and designs cyber security solutions for customers across Softcat’s diverse customer base, to enable large scale business transformation and rapid increase of security posture. Kieron has been working in the cyber security industry for over a decade, with a career spanning multiple corporate sectors, the Ministry of Defense, Managed Service Providers, Managed Security Service Providers, and product companies. After starting his career as an apprentice in the RoyalAir Force that culminated in 3 tours of Afghanistan, he has applied his engineering and technical knowledge across a wide variety of disciplines including network engineering, hosting, storage and compute, cyber security, and cloud architecture, amassing various vendor certifications including CISSP.

Most recently, Kieron worked for Dell Secureworks, the world’s largest MSSP, designing, building, and deploying Security Operations Centre’s and Incident Response capabilities across the globe. He now brings his knowledge to bare on Softcat’s established security consulting and architecture practice.

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