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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
Free

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 behaviour.

The lecture will be followed by a question and answer session.

Parking is available on site. There is a local car park if full.

Contact Stephen King for details and to book a place.

 

About Sir David Pepper KCMG

Sir David Pepper 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.

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