Cyber Defence and Networking Security (CDANS) Conference

  • January 29-31, 2019
  • London, United Kingdom

Securing the distributed network

The role of the cyber defender has changed substantially in recent years. As the developed world becomes increasingly connected through cyber channels, new vulnerabilities are uncovered and exploited at previously unseen rates. With the threat apparent, cyber operators from military and government are now faced by a new question: Who, not what, will be targeted by hostile cyber operators?

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CDANS 2019 has been designed to focus on this key question, developing a response to defending the most vulnerable component of cyber operations: the human operator. Examining new weaknesses uncovered by the rapid growth of social media, the connected world and new offensive capabilities, join leading decision makers from the UK MoD and government alongisde leading NATO and US Cyber Commanders at CDANS 2019 to bring the conversation back to the key aspect of any defensive operation: Protecting People and Platforms.

4 Reasons to attend CDANS 2019:

  • Safeguard the human operator from hostile cyber influencers by building technical approaches to combating influence
  • Effectively manage and monitor social media sources to minimise cyber influencers to personnel
  • Align your cyber processes to the UK cyber protection model to maintain cyber security throughout the procurement cycle
  • Develop proven methods to training and recruitment to ensure retention of experienced cyber operators within your organisation
"The CDANS event was valuable as I was able to meet several key personnel that face the very same problems as I do, their experience is a great reach back. The topics were all interesting and valued the discussions"
Branch Chief, DoD

"As threats to the cyber landscape increase in number - The Spanish Ministry of Defence sees CDANS as a unique opportunity to discover the key challenges and their solutions from other regions on a day-to-day basis."
Lieutenant Colonel Angel Gomez de Agreda, Office of the Secretary General for Defence Policy, Spanish Ministry of Defence

"CDANS is the best venue I found to meet awide variety of international partners."
Gregory C. Radabaugh,GG-15, DAF Chief of Cyberspace Operations, Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency

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2019 Speakers

  • Air Commodore Tim Neal-Hopes, Head Joint User C4ISR & Cyber, UK Ministry of Defence
  • Mr Donald Heckman, Principal Director, Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity, US DoD
  • Brigadier General Juergen Brotz, Chief of Military Intelligence, Bundeswehr
  • Ben Russell, National Cyber Crime Unit Head of Threat Response (Intelligence & Strategy) National Cyber Crime Unit, National Crime Agency
  • Mr David Perlman, Research Intelligence Analyst, Twitter
  • Colonel Ian Hargreaves, CEMA Lead, British Army HQ
  • Lieutenant Colonel Francisco Marin Gutierrez, Head of Operations EMAD - Command of Cyber Defence, Spanish MoD
  • Paul Pittelli, Director, Capabilities Development Group, US Cyber Command
  • Mr John R Gwinnup, Cyber Threat Analyst, NATO Intelligence Fusion Centre
  • Pablo Breuer, Innovation Officer and Director, Donovan Group, U.S. Special Operations Command
  • Dr Jamie Shea, Assistant Secretary General Emerging Security Challenges, NATO
  • Mr Phil Blunden, Cyber Industry Communications Lead, UK Ministry of Defence
  • Mr Richard Crowell, Associate Professor, Information Operations & Cyberspace Operations Joint Military Operations Department, U.S. Naval War College
  • Mr Mario Blokken, Head Permanent Secretariat, European Land Force Interoperability Center (Finabel)
  • Senior Officer, Cyber Operations Chief, French Cyber Command
  • Tony Sager, Chief Evangelist, Centre for Internet Security

Industry Speakers & Panelists

  • Mr Ian Goslin, Head of Cyber UK, Airbus Cyber Security
  • Mr Paddy Francis, Chief Technical Officer, Airbus Cyber Security
  • Mr Sumin Tchen, Principal and Founder, Belarc

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Source: ASDEvents
Date: Jan 9, 2019