Perspectives from the Frontline - BBC's Kate Adie announced as opening Keynote speaker at Infosecurity Europe 2019

Perspectives from the Frontline - BBC's Kate Adie announced as opening Keynote speaker at Infosecurity Europe 2019


Perspectives from the Frontline will see Kate Adie presenting on ‘Managing Risk and Building Resilience’. From her time as Chief News Correspondent at the BBC, Kate covered most of the world’s hotspots and war zones, broadcasting from the Gulf War and Tiananmen Square. During this presentation Kate will share some of her experiences and discuss how she managed risk, safety and security in highly dangerous situations. She will talk about how she remained resilient and the inspiration she has drawn from her experiences to help spark fresh perspectives on risk, resilience and the security challenges facing organisations. 

Others confirmed for the Keynote Stage include:

  • Troy HuntFounder, Have I Been Pwned, Microsoft Regional Director
  • Chief Constable Goodman of Derbyshire, NPCC Lead for Cyber
  • Flavius Plesu, former Head of Information Security, Bank of Ireland
  • Killian Faughnan, Group CISO, William Hill
  • Dr Keyun Ruan, Google Cloud Engineering, Google
  • Gavin Ellis, CISO, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  • Matt Gordon-Smith, CISO, Anglo American
  • Talal Rajab, Head of Programme – Cyber & National Security, techUK
  • Ewa Pilat, Global CISO, Jaguar Land Rover
  • Bobby Ford, VP & Global CISO, Unilever
  • Kevin Fielder, CISO, Just Eat
  • David Boda, Head of Information Security, Camelot
  • Stefan Treloar, Head of Information Security & Business Continuity, IG Group
  • Dee Deu, CISO, British Land
  • Maxine Holt, Research Director, Ovum
  • Deborah Haworth, Head of Information Security, Penguin Random House UK
  • Peter Brown, Group Manager Technology Policy, Information Commissioner’s Office
  • Titta Tajwer, CISO, News UK
  • Steve Wright, GDPR & CISO Advisor, Bank of England
  • Adam Banks, Chief Technology & Information Officer, Maersk
  • Nigel Spencer, Vice President, Security Operations, Vocalink Real Time Payments
  • Paula Kershaw, Head of Cybersecurity, Europe & UK, HSBC

The Keynote stage conference programme can be found here:

About Infosecurity Europe

Strategically held annually in London, Europe's centre for technology start-up businesses, Infosecurity Europe is Europe’s largest and most comprehensive Information Security event.  Featuring numerous analysts, policy experts, journalists and over 400 exhibitors, Infosecurity Europe presents an invaluable business platform, as well as staging the world’s largest complimentary conference programme containing 240+ free to attend conference sessions which have been accredited by leading industry associations (ISC)² and ISACA since 2012. The event attracts over 19,500 unique information security industry professionals attending from every segment of the industry and presents the most important date in the calendar for information security professionals across Europe.

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