Business Defence Forum: The Cyber Security Front Line


At the forum you will hear from our own and independent cyber security experts including, Dr. Adrian Nish, recognised as one of the principal experts in understanding recent major global cyber attacks; Andrzej Kawalec, Head of Vodafone ESS Strategy & Innovation, a recognized leader in technology trends and security,  advises the World Economic Forum, EastWest Institute, NATO, Interpol alongside large enterprises and Governments. Walter Pavlo, former executive of MCI and contributor to the New York School of Law's Compliance and Enforcement Program who advises on the ethical challenges of businesses. The event will also feature interactive sessions with BAE Systems’ leadership and subject matter experts and will be chaired by James Hatch, Director of Cyber Services at BAE Systems.
Dr Adrian Nish

Dr Adrian Nish

Head of Threat Intelligence at BAE Systems
Walter Pavlo

Walter Pavlo

Author and Contributor to Forbes Magazine
White Collar Crime
James Hatch

James Hatch

Director of Cyber Services
BAE Systems
Andrzej Kawalec

Andrzej Kawalec

Head of Strategy & Innovation
Vodafone ESS
Matt Palmer

Matt Palmer

Willis Towers Watson
Brad Grantham


National Cyber Crime Unit
Mary Haigh

Mary Haigh

Product Manager Threat Analytics
BAE Systems
Steve Lord

Steve Lord

Hardware Hacker
Raw Hex

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09:30 - 10:00

The Viewing Gallery

Arrival and Registration

10:00 - 10:05

The Chamber

Speaker: Mikko Hietanen, Director and General Manager EMEA, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

10:05 - 10:20

The Chamber

Host's Introduction
Speaker: James Hatch, Director Cyber Services, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

10:20 - 11:05

The Chamber

Of unicorns and replicants: The state of IOT security
Speaker: Steve Lord, Hardware Hacker, Raw Hex

11:05 - 11:50

The Chamber

Business transformation with security at its centre: Vodafone
Speaker: Andrzej Kawalec, CTO, Head of Strategy & Innovation, Vodafone

11:50 - 12:05

The Viewing Gallery

Networking Break

12:05 - 12:50

The Chamber

Threat Intelligence Update: A view from the front line
Speaker: Adrian Nish, Head of Threat Intelligence, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

12:50 - 13:35

The Chamber

Targeting cyber crime through collaboration
Speaker: Manager, National Cyber Crime, NCA

13:35 - 14:35

London's Living Room


14:35 - 15:20

The Chamber

Threats and counter measures. A Willis Towers Watson perspective
Speaker: Matt Palmer, CISO, Willis Towers Watson

15:20 - 15:50

The Chamber

The future of security operations
Speaker: Mary Haigh, Product Manager Threat Analytics, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

15:50 - 17:00

The Chamber

White collar crime and insider threats
Speaker: Walter Pavlo, Business Advisor, Independent


The Chamber

Host's Conclusions
Speaker: James Hatch, Director Cyber Services, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

17:00 - 18:00

London's Living Room

Drinks Reception

Why Attend?


Criminal Threat Insight

Hear from experts on the latest motives, methods & techniques of cyber criminals.
Tick Mark

Meet Industry Leaders

High profile speakers to industry CXOs - network with those in the know.

Market Trends

Understand fraud trends and regulations you need to know.

New Technologies

Learn what new tools and techniques can help in the fight against cyber crime.

City Hall, London

City Hall
The Queen’s Walk
United Kingdom
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