11th annual Cyber Defence and Network Security (CDANS) conference, 25- 26 January 2017

cdans_150x150As the opening of the UK’s newly formed National Cyber Security Center in London is announced, the attention given to improving cyber defence at a national level is beginning to increase globally. In the face of threats and attacks that are continually growing in their sophistication and damage, the need for a cooperative discussion around cyber security across the government, military and law enforcement, is required in order to start trying to find the forefront of this uphill battle.

Cyber IQ is delighted to announced the return of the 11th annual Cyber Defence and Network Security (CDANS) conference on 25th and 26th January 2017 in London Bridge. As the leading cyber security for defence conference in Europe, CDANS offers you the opportunity to understand the challenges facing your international partners, and explore how you can work together to improve your national cyber resilience.

Highlights for 2017 include:

  • Understanding how the Bundeswehr will be launching their new 13,500 strong Cyber and Information branch in 2017
  • Briefings from the UK MoD on the new Defence Cyber Aptitude Test (DCAT) and how the use of the ‘Cyber Reserve’ will help close the cyber skills gap
  • Sessions from the Royal Navy and the FBI, dedicated to how they are currently improving their cyber threat awareness
  • Examining how international cooperation can be promoted using the European Defence Agency’s Cyber Defence Policy Framework as an example
  • The CIA explain how they are enhancing techniques on protecting sensitive information, particularly private data entered into the cloud

Key speakers include:

  • Major General Jim Hockenhull, DCI3, UK MoD
  • Don Davidson, Deputy Director, CS Implementation & Acquisition Integration Chief, CS Lifecycle Risk Management, DoD CIO’s Office
  • Sherrill Nicely, CISO, CIA
  • Deborah Petterson, Head of Energy Cyber Security, Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  • Sven Sakkov, Director, NATO CCD COE

Download the agenda here: