seamless pre-event workshops - 30 April 2017

Seamless Workshop day 1

Blockchain

This intensive, interactive one day workshop, will brief you fully on the basics and help you explore the possibilities and ramifications of blockchain. Learn what blockchain technology is, where it has come from and what value you can get out of it. Understand what impact it will have on the financial sector and what the time scales might look like. Consider how your organisation could use it and the operational, financial and regulatory implications this may have.

Cybersecurity

The cybersecurity threat continues to evolve and in order to keep ahead of the threat; new cutting-edge cybersecurity technologies are needed. This workshop will explore policy, practical and strategic actions required in order to enable businesses to continue to safely enjoy the benefits that digital technologies and services deliver.
Bottom-line: attend to improve your business security, protect your team, secure your assets and create a safer environment.
10:00

The foundations of blockchain technology

•    The history of Blockchain and it’s origins
•    What Blockchain ‘is’ and what it ‘is not’
•    Basic concepts and terminology 
•    Key characteristics of Blockchain
10:00

Cybersecurity basics

•    Introduction: Why do we need cybersecurity? 
•    Why do organisations need a CISO?  
•    Governance, Management, Technologies, Operations, Strategy & Awareness Culture
11:00

Networking break

11:00

Networking break

11:30

Blockchain ecosystem

•    Ethereum
•    Hyperledger
•    Bitcoin
11:30

Implementation of a cybersecurity strategy

•    The background and future of key cyber security risks and threats
•    How to implement an information security governance
•    Developing a security strategy
12:30

Lunch

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Sectors using blockchain

•    Financial Services
•    Trade Finance & Supply Chain
•    Energy 
•    Government
•    Many more
13:30

Embedding a good security culture into your organisation

•    Developing a security culture
•    Incident management: the technology and the human 
•    Cyber security in the board: how to get your support from the board
14:30

Networking break

14:30

Networking break

15:00

The future outlook of blockchain technology

•    Challenges to overcome
•    Regulatory issues
•    How to achieve adoption at scale
•    Consortia development
15:00

Cybersecurity in business

•    How to effectively manage risk without introducing barriers to business
•    How to position new technologies as a significant opportunity for market advantage
16:01

Your host: Alpesh Doshi, CEO & Founder, Fintricity, Founder, Kendra Labs (UK)

Alpesh is a globally renowned thought leader in how organisations can transform and future-proof their business using emerging technologies, particularly around digital, big data & analytics and blockchain. He is focused on innovative thinking and practical strategies to add value to his clients fast and often, introducing the agile approach of working to digital transformation.
16:01

Your host: Magda Lilia Chelly, Managing Director, Responsible Cyber, Cyber-Security Evangelist

Magda is an international business professional, passionate about cybersecurity trends. 
With more than 10 years’ industry experience with large international consultancy groups, she has developed technical proficiency in the areas of IT security, SOC principles, applications and data as well as telecommunication and network infrastructure.
She will help you to discover best practices around cybersecurity and learn how to integrate cyber training into an industry-specific environment with up to date and practical case studies to optimise the learning process.
last published: 20/Mar/17 08:56 GMT

 

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