e-Crime & information security News
Event highlights
 
Preventing, detecting and responding to new threats in an evolving technology landscape
Bob Mann, Chief Security Officer, Information Management and Technology, Ofgem
 
Does effective Risk Management need to be expensive?
Arnie Bates, Head of Information Security, Scotia Gas Networks 
 
Establishing an efficient and effective compliance strategy: how I avoided talking to lawyers!
Tony Hibbert, Chief Information Security Officer/Deputy CIO, Intrum Justitia  
Why attend

....... I believe it is an essential conference and networking event for anyone in ICT/ Information / cyber security or law enforcement. Without fail I have always taken away something which has been beneficial to my organisation, whether that was a name, a product or an idea.


Head of Information Security - Construction Services UK, Balfour Beatty

A great event to network with peers and partners. Reassuring to see the same challenges across the industry.


Head of Information Security, Carphone Warehouse

It was really a pleasure to present at this event with such an excellent organization in support. There were healthy selection of presentations: topical, informative and well crafted. I greatly appreciated the networking opportunities and the opportunities to update on security vendors’ products and services.


Deputy CIO / CISO, Intrum Justitia

Definitely worthwhile taking the time out of the office!


CISO, Scotia Gas Networks

The whole format of the congress is very good, I like the quick fire 20 minute slots, and the networking side, and of course the very popular breakout sessions.


Global IT Information Security Manager, Electrocomponents plc

The event allows you to understand current and emerging threats and risks and hear how recognised experts offer effective approaches to mitigate them. This conference is essential for any Risk manager


Director of Group Risk Services, The Co-operative Group
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Why Sponsor

I found the event to be very well organized and the topics and speakers to be very relevant and engaging. Also, the caliber of attendees was first rate. Thanks for putting on such a fine event.
Director of Information Security, FireHost

I thought the audience and level of engagement was fantastic.
Global Director of Marketing, Hewlett Packard Enterprise formely Voltage Security

The e-Crime Mid Year, hosted by AKJ Associates, was a really good event for Cryptomathic as it gave us the opportunity to meet existing customers as well as new potentials in a splendid environment.
Managing Director, Cryptomathic
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About the e-Crime and information security Mid-Year Meeting
Five years ago the Mid-Year meeting was established through demand from private sector individuals at the famous e-Crime Congress which welcomes over 600 information security professionals representing governments, intelligence agencies, law enforcement organisations and private sector companies from 45 countries each March. At probably the busiest and most prestigious gathering in the UK, the Mid-Year agenda provides practical guidance, tactical insights and real life case studies through a balanced mixture of strategic talks and technical breakout sessions to over 400 senior practitioners. The conference is carefully designed to provide ample networking opportunities for these private sector professionals who are tasked with safeguarding digital assets, protecting sensitive data and coordinating security and risk strategy.
Key Themes
  • Preventing, detecting and responding to new threats in an evolving technology landscape
  • Evolving and enhancing information risk management frameworks
  • Ensuring an adequate and rapid response in the event of a breach and facilitating investigations
  • Advancing IT security to become high-level risk management and information asset protection  
  • Establishing an efficient and effective compliance strategy
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More about the event...
This event welcomes senior decision makers including heads and directors of:  
 
Banking
Insurance
Real Estate
Telecoms
Retail
Media
Legal
Gambling
Pharmaceuticals
Transport and Logistics
Defence
Manufacturing
ISPs
 
From industries that include:
 
Group IT
Information/IT Security
Investigations
Fraud prevention
Technology & Operational Risk
Regulatory Compliance
Financial Crime Prevention
Financial Intelligence
Group Security
CERT
Digital Forensics
Business Continuity
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Speakers included:
Patrick Romain, Head of Information Security Risk
Barclays

Naheem Zaman, Director, Head of Application Security Governance 
Deutsche Bank

Richard Davies, Head of Information Security 
QVC UK

Nick Truman, Head of Information Security
Balfour Beatty
 
Jim Noakes, Head of Transactional Services
Gala Coral Group

Chris Gibson, Director - eCrime
Citi
 
Bob Mann, Chief Security Officer, Information Management and Technology
Ofgem
 
Luisa Gentile, Group Corporate Security
Vodafone 
 
 Arnie Bates, Head of Information Security
Scotia Gas Networks
 
Tony Hibbert, Chief Information Security Officer/Deputy CIO 
Intrum Justitia
 
Rashmi Knowles, Chief Security Architect EMEA
EMC
 
Wayne Grundy, Managing Director
Alvarez & Marsal
 
Neil Thacker, Information Security & Strategy Officer, EMEA
Websense

Jim Hansen, Executive Vice President

PhishMe
 
Dave Anderson, Director
Voltage Security
 
John Stubbs, Worldwide VP
Unisys

 

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Organisations registered to attend in 2013 include:
3 Verulam Buildings; Acromas; Affinion International; Age UK; Ageas Group; AIB Group; Allen & Overy; Allianz; Allied Wallet; Alvarez & Marsal; AMEC; American Express; Aon; Arriva; Asda; ASOS; Atos; Aviva Group; AXA; Babcock International; BAE Systems; Balfour Beatty; Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Bank of Ireland; Bank of New York Mellon; Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ; Barclays; BBC; Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP; BG Group; Blackberry; Blackthorn Technologies; Bourne Leisure Group; BP; Brewin Dolphin; British Land Company; British Sky Broadcasting; BT; Canada Life; Camelot Group; Cardiff University; Catlin Group; CCL Group; Chambers of Caplan & Brompton; Channel 4; Check Point Software; Chipatiso Associates LLP; Citi; City Index; Claranet; Close Brothers Group; Coca-Cola; Coffin Mew LLP; COLT Technology Services; Computer Sciences Corporation; Compuware; Conflict Studies Research Centre; The Co-operative Group; Credit Suisse; Currencies Direct; Derbyshire Building Society; Deutsche Bank Group; DHL; Direct Line Group; DLA Piper LLP; DuPont; DWP; East Coast Trains; EDF Energy; Edwards Wildman Palmer UK LLP; Electrocomponents; EMC; Enterprise Rent-A-Car; Eurasian Natural Resources; Euroclear; European Bank for Reconstruction & Development; Eversheds LLP; FedEx; Fidelity International; Fidelity Investments; The Finance Practice; Financial Fraud Action; FireHost; First Rate Exchange Services; FIS Global; Fiveways Playcentre; Ford Motor Company; Friends Life; Fujitsu; Gala Coral Group; GE Capital; GlaxoSmithKline; GlobalSign; Go Ahead Group; Grafton Group; Guidance Software; Heathrow; Herbert Smith Freehills LLP; Hinduja Group; Hitachi Capital; Hogan Lovells International LLP; Home Retail Group; Homestyle Group; HSBC; HTEC; Hutchison 3G UK; Ince & Co International LLP; Informa; Intelligent Environments; Intrum Justitia; Investec; IMI Norgren; ITV; John Lewis Partnership; John Wiley & Sons; JP Morgan Chase; Kingsley Napley LLP; Ladbrokes; Liverpool Victoria; Lloyds Banking Group; LogRhythm; London College of Science & Technology; Mayer Brown International LLP; Miramar Legal; MITIE Group; Mizuho; Mondelēz International; Mothercare; Nabarro LLP; NATO Archives; National Air Traffic Services; National Australia Bank Group; Nationwide Building Society; Natixis; Newbury Building Society; News UK (News International); Nokia; Norton Rose Fulbright; NTT Communications; Nuance Communications; Ofgem; Old Mutual; Osborne Clarke; Outpost24; Palo Alto Networks; Paragon Group of Companies; Paralaw; Pentland; PhishMe; Phones 4u; PKR.com; Portigon; Premier Farnell; Punjab National Bank; QCC Global; Quotium Technologies; RAC; Reckitt Benckiser; Reed & Mackay; Reed Smith LLP; Return Path; Rexam; Rothschild; Royal Bank of Scotland; Royal Mail Group; Rugby Football Union; SABMiller; Sainsbury's; St Andrew's Healthcare; Santander; Sapient; Schlumberger; Scotia Gas Networks; SCS Europe; Seculert; Selfridges; Sidley Austin LLP; Skills Funding Agency; Smith Institute; Sophos; Speechly Bircham LLP; Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP; Standard Life; Stephenson Harwood LLP; Stroz Friedberg; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation; Sutton and East Surrey Water; Swinton Insurance; Swiss Re; Telefónica O2; Think Finance; Thomson Reuters; ThreatMetrix; Travers Smith LLP; Truphone; TUI Travel; Tullett Prebon; Tullow Oil; UBS; Unilever; Unipart Group; Unisys; Unum Provident; Valero Energy Corporation; Vanquis Bank; Vertu; Viasat Broadcasting; Virgin Atlantic Airways; Virgin Media; Vodafone; Voltage Security; Waterstones; Websense; Wedlake Bell LLP; White & Case; Winn Solicitors; World First; WorldPay; WPP; Wragge & Co LLP; Wyndham Exchange & Rental; ZyLAB and more...Swinton Insurance; Swiss Re; Telefónica O2; Think Finance; Thomson Reuters; ThreatMetrix; Travers Smith LLP; Truphone; TUI Travel; Tullett Prebon; Tullow Oil; UBS; Unilever; Unipart Group; Unisys; Unum Provident; Valero Energy Corporation; Vanquis Bank; Vertu; Viasat Broadcasting; Virgin Atlantic Airways; Virgin Media; Vodafone; Voltage Security; Waterstones; Websense; Wedlake Bell LLP; White & Case; Winn Solicitors; World First; WorldPay; WPP; Wragge & Co LLP; Wyndham Exchange & Rental; ZyLAB and more...
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