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Simon Fraser - Being a start-up, Human Security & Changing Behaviour

Simon is the Co-Founder & Managing Director of Hut Six Security; a start-up creating a comprehensive solution to human error in information security. Simon works closely with clients consulting on their security awareness needs and designing specific and customised campaigns. I'm not sure if you can tell but Simon and I had this discussion at InfoSec Europe 2018! Three takeaways: - Human factor in security is a massive issue with no complete solution yet; - There's not going to be one...


Daniel Ng - Risk appetite, profile and detecting it within milliseconds

Welcome to the latest episode of the Zero Hour Podcast and I’m your host Karl Sharman. Today we are joined by Daniel Ng at InfoSec Europe 2018. Daniel is the CEO of Cyber Owl - a system that provides early warnings from cyber attacks. Dan spent ten years at KPMG before Cyber Owl and is also the Chair of the Working Group at the IoT Security Foundation, a non profit working towards establishing principles and improving capability globally for security. Three takeaways: - You never stop...


Richard Merrygold - Data Protection, Profit & GDPR

Richard Merrygold is the Director of Group Data Protection at HomeServe. He is responsible for the protection of data across the European and UK business. He has recently developed and implemented a group wide privacy framework in preparation for GDPR covering all aspects of compliance for over 4 million customers. Three takeaways: - There is no difference between Information Security, Data Protection, Data Privacy and Data Security - they are a combination. - GDPR is a fantastic...


Karla Reffold - Talent, Networks & Money in Corporate Governance

Karla Reffold is an experienced and passionate recruitment business owner, having set up BeecherMadden over 6 years ago. In October, she successfully sold her company to the global recruitment company, Nicoll Curtin - although she is still the CEO. Despite the tests of being a single parent to two young children, her corporate governance and cyber security recruitment company operates in UK, Europe and US. As well as this she has recently been recognised as a contributor for Forbes and a...


Zane Lackey - Risk, Transformation & his parents

Zane Lackey is the co-founder and Chief Security Officer at Signal Sciences and serves on the advisory boards of the Internet Bug Bounty Program and the US State Department backed Open Technology Fund. Prior to Signal Sciences, Zane was the Director of Security Engineering at Etsy and a Senior Security Consultant at ISec Partners. He has been featured by BBC, Forbes and Wired. As well as a frequent speaker at BlackHat, RSA and Microsoft BlueHat. Three takeways: - Cyber Security is a...


Helen Rabe - Communication, Execution & Lifestyle within Security

Helen Rabe is an internationally experienced security professional who specialises in complex deliveries with a strong emphasis on security service management. Helen is currently the CISO at CBRE, previously holding the Director of Information Security role at Costa Coffee. Three takeaways: - Security needs to be a lifestyle choice - Make the security department accessible - Use a relatable and understandable language for all Find Helen Rabe on LinkedIn:...


Rob Knake - Cyber Policy, War & Conflict

Rob Knake is a Senior Fellow for Cyber Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations. He focuses on governance, public and private partnerships as well as cyber conflict. He served from 2011 to 2015 as the Director for Cyber Security Policy at the Whitehouse. Rob was responsible for the development of the presidential policy on Cyber Security. He also built and managed federal processes for cyber incident response and the policies for international cyber conflict. Three takeaways: - Automate...