Andrew works with Government, Industry and Academia on a range of technology and strategy issues. He has led HMG’s Cyber Crime Task Force, co-ordinated Whitehall’s defence and security technology strategy requirements. Current research interests include security and privacy concerns in authentication and Identity Management, such as for payments and online access control, and future threats and safeguards against such vulnerabilities. In addition to his first degree he holds Masters in Defence & Security Analysis (MA, Lancaster) and Information Security (MSc, Royal Holloway).

What you will hear from Andrew:

  • Update on key points from last year, some of which have now been accepted by Government
  • Explore new techniques being adopted to mitigate emerging threats
  • Predictions of new threats emerging for 2013, and
  • Look at regulatory changes emerging to protect citizen (EU and UK specific).