HACKERS, SPIES AND CYBER-THIEVES:
SECURITY ON THE INTERNET
A lecture by Sir David Pepper KCMG
Monday 19 November
Bracknell & Wokingham College
Church Road, Bracknell, RG12 1EH (SatNavs)
Doors open 6.30pm, lecture begins at 7.00pm
45 minute talk followed by Q&A
Most aspects of our society are now dependent upon the Internet
in some way. Threats to the security and viability of the Internet
are therefore of wide concern. Sir David will examine the range of
actors responsible for cyber-threats and the risks to individuals
and organisations that result. He will go on to consider how these
risks can be mitigated, the implications for governments, companies
and individuals, and some questions that need to be answered.
The talk will address the way individuals and organisations
interact with technology, and is intended for a general audience
interested in issues of security, risk, governance and
The lecture will be followed by a question and answer
Parking is available on site. There is a local car park if
King for details and to book a place.
About Sir David Pepper KCMG
Sir David Pepper KCMG was the Director of the
Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), the UK Government
agency responsible for Signals Intelligence and electronic
information security, from April 2003 to July 2008.
Since retiring from GCHQ, he has continued to work in the fields
of security, leadership and organisational change and is currently
a member of the Advisory Board of Thales UK.