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Register to attend the Egress People Connect in London

London, UK

95% of IT leaders are concerned by the insider threat.

People are the lifeblood of almost every organisation - but there's no denying they're also one its biggest risks. Employees’ autonomy makes it difficult for IT leaders to anticipate their behaviour to prevent data breaches – whether that’s someone acting maliciously to harm the company, trying to cover up or play down an error, or taking shortcuts to get their job done. What's more, it can be difficult for organisations to prevent these scenarios from playing out again in future.

So, what's behind insider data breaches?

Join industry thought leaders and the Egress Team, as we question why people cause data breaches, examine the behaviour profiles of internal actors and look at the compliance consequences from an insider data breach.

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Time Presentation Speaker
09:30 Welcome Tim Pickard
CMO, Egress
09:35 Keynote address Tony Pepper
CEO Egress
10:00 Why do people cause data breaches? Lisa Forte
Cybersecurity Expert
10:30 Technology's role in mitigating the insider threat Sudeep Venkatesh
CPO, Egress
10:45 Refreshment break  
11:00 GDPR and the insider threat John Noble
Director, NCSC (2016-18)
11:30 Technology: The last line of defence Neil Larkins
CTO, Egress
11:45 Analysing the risk in your organisation Rob Riddiford
Customer Success Director, Egress
12:00 Q&A  
12:30 Close and lunch  
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John Noble, Director at the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) 2016-18
Presentation: GDPR and the insider threat

John Noble is an experienced senior leader with a strong track record for operational delivery and strategic business change. During his 40 years of Government service he has built collaborative, diverse and high-performing teams, and has excelled at creating effective partnerships. Noble was selected to join the NCSC’s Board in July 2016. In his role as the Director of Incident Management, he has established and led the response to nearly 800 significant cyber-incidents. This work has given him unrivalled experience in dealing with and understanding the causes of cyber-incidents.

John is now a non-executive director at NHS Digital where he chairs the Information Assurance and Cyber Security Committee. He is also a senior adviser to McKinsey.


Lisa Forte, Social Engineering and Cybersecurity Expert
Why do people cause data breaches?

Lisa Forte began her career working in anti-piracy intelligence off the coast of Somalia, before moving into counter-terrorism intelligence for a UK Government agency. She then moved into one of the UK Police Cyber-Crime Units where she got to know the attackers’ mind sets and methodologies well. The unit dealt with serious cyber crime cases working closely with agencies such as the FBI. Victim companies ranged from small to multi-national organisations and almost all the cases involved social engineering.

Lisa left in 2017 to start her own company, Red Goat Cyber Security LLP, with the goal of reflecting the techniques and methodologies actually being employed by hackers. They provide the only GCHQ certified social engineering training in the UK for staff as well as social engineering security testing and wargaming cyber attack exercises to help organisations prepare for an attack. In December 2018 Lisa won the “Top 100 Women In Tech” Awards recognising her achievements and contributions to the cyber security industry.


Tony Pepper, CEO, Egress
Keynote speaker

Tony Pepper co-founded Egress in 2007 and currently serves as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the company. Tony has overseen the company’s rapid expansion, driving innovation and worldwide sales.

Tony has an in-depth understanding of the data security market and prior to Egress held executive management and integration roles at Reflex Magnetics Ltd, Pointsec Mobile Technologies, and Check Point Software Technologies.



Neil Larkins, CTO, Egress
Presentation: Technology: The last line of defence

Neil Larkins co-founded Egress Software Technologies in 2007 and currently serves as Chief Technology Officer, playing an instrumental role in shaping the strategic direction of the business, with particular emphasis on product and service development.

Prior to Egress, Neil held executive management positions at Reflex Magnetics, Pointsec Mobile Technologies and Check Point Software Technologies. A regular speaker at information security and technology events, he has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Manchester.


Sudeep Venkatesh, CPO, Egress
Presentation: Technology's role in mitigating the insider threat

Sudeep Venkatesh is a noted expert on data protection, bringing two decades of industry and technology experience in this area. His expertise spans the protection of data in both structured and unstructured data ecosystems, with an emphasis on solving real-world business problems through encryption, authentication and key management.

At Egress, Sudeep works as Chief Product Officer with responsibility for product strategy, product management and the delivery of pre and post-sales technical services to customers.



Event details

Date: Thursday 27th June 2019

Timings: 09:15am - 12:30pm (followed by lunch)

Venue: The Stanley Building, 7 Pancras Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AG

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Please note:This event is free to attend, however spaces are limited and reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Photographs and videos may be taken during the event for promotional purposes; please make a member of staff aware before the start of the event if you do not wish to feature in these and you will be seated accordingly.

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