April the 15th and 16th saw the (ISC)2 Secure Summit EMEA arrive at The Hague in the Netherlands. Hosted in the fabulous World Forum venue, shrouded in history and culture and next door to Europol and EuroJust; over 400 delegates attended from across the EMEA region.
Across the two days, speakers covered topics ranging from the reason to be optimistic in security, through to automating incident response. High energy workshops discussed the future of security, an insight into the cyber operations of the London Police and even, a trip to the South Pole!
The first members meeting of
2019 kicked off on Wednesday 27th March at the amazing venue of
One London Bridge with as packed an agenda as ever and an enthusiastic over-subscribed
sign-up well before the actual date!.
After welcoming our visitors with some drinks the (ISC)² London Chapter Secretary Liz Banbury provided a brief overview of the Chapter updates, most notably being the progress around the Education initiative. This is one of our key initiatives which in parallel looks at building partnerships and alliances with London-based communities with a focus on educating people against scams and cyberbullying and reaching out to Universities who we could work with to strengthen and develop our profession by encouraging people to join us as a profession.
The final members meeting of 2018 took place on Wednesday 28th November and proved to be a great end to the Chapter’s first year in operation. Membership has progressively grown month on month and this event was fully booked!
2018 has fled by and this week saw the (ISC)² annual security summit take place at KIA Oval cricket ground on 19th and 20th September.
This is a much anticipated event where (ISC)² members get together and are not only treated to an amazing line-up of speakers and interactive workshops but have the opportunity to meet old friends and to make new ones.
For the (ISC)² London Chapter this was a particularly exciting event as it was the first time we had had the opportunity to have a strong and active chapter presence from its officers and members, outside our own chapter meetings since our official inauguration back in February! Continue reading “(ISC)² London Security Summit – 19th/20th September”