Darktrace: The Challenges and Threats around Cyber Security

Andrew France (CEO) and Steve Huxter (COO)

Darktrace: The Challenges and Threats around Cyber Security

Our next monthly seminar covers the challenges and threats of cyber security with Andrew France (CEO) and Steve Huxter (COO) of Darktrace, one the world’s leaders in behavioural cyber defense technology.

One of the biggest challenges and threats to business today is cybersecurity, with businesses becoming increasingly concerned with “attacks” and the vast amount of information, infrastructure and systems that are at risk.

This seminar will look to cover the challenges and threats of cyber security, both internally and externally. Companies, organisations, associations, governments, charities and individuals in Jersey need to be thinking about cyber security and how to protect and deal with an attack.

Brief Agenda

  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Overview of Darktrace
  • Challenges and threats over the years
  • Current high profile threats
  • Potential Business Opportunities for Jersey
  • Q&A Discussion

Overview on Darktrace:

Darktrace is the world leader in Behavioral Cyber Defense technology for cyber security. Based on pioneering Bayesian mathematics developed at the University of Cambridge, Darktrace’s revolutionary defense platform learns normal and abnormal behavior in order to detect new threats as they emerge in real time. For more information visit: www.darktrace.com

About the speakers:

  • Andrew France OBE, CEO

Andrew joined Darktrace as CEO in January 2014 following a distinguished, 30-year career at the UK Government's signals intelligence agency, GCHQ. He is a recognised global leader in his field, with extensive experience in delivering technical innovation in high-pressure and secure environments.

  • Steve Huxter, COO

Steve has a breadth of experience in cyber operations, having held a number of senior positions within the UK government's cyber defense team, where he was instrumental in developing governmental cyber policy. Over a number of years, he was responsible for the development of a wide range of cyber defense strategies and their operational deployment.

19 June 2014
17:00 - 18:30
The Digital Jersey Hub

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