Cyber Security in a Rapidly Changing World

September 7th, 2021

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Cyber Security in a Rapidly Changing World

Event submitted on Saturday, July 31st 2021, approved by Content Team

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 Our Review

This is a highly recommended event – especially for those looking for cybersecurity jobs at InfoSec Companies.

- Review written by Henry Dalziel on Saturday, July 31st 2021.
- If you would like to edit or ammend facts in my review please either send us a message or connect with me via LinkedIn.

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It’s back for its fourth year. Dynamo in partnership with Accenture and the Innovation Supernetwork is hosting #CyberFest, a series of events across the North East during September 2021 that highlight the breadth of cybersecurity talent across the region. Last year was 100% virtual and we are hoping for a mixture of online and hybrid events.

We look forward to bringing together our North East cybersecurity network to have fun, learn and engage together. #CyberFest is free of charge to attend, with no limit on the number of registrations.

Another year of high-profile cyber attacks but what really happened and how the human element can be your biggest issue.


  • Welcome and introduction to CyberNorth – Phil Jackman, Dynamo North East
  • What’s happening out there? – Freha Arshad, Senior Manager, Accenture Security
  • What happened at Newcastle University? – Mark Ferrar, CIO, Newcastle University and Jason Bain, CISO, Newcastle University
  • Managing security in zero trust networks – Sam Hehir, Lead Security Architect, DWP Digital
  • ‘What lessons can we learn?’ roundtable discussion
  • The impact of remote working: threats, opportunities and solutions for your business – Chris Fraser, Managing Director, Aspire Technology Solutions
  • Using open source intelligence in cyber security – Craig Hays, Security Architect, Greencore
  • Communicating cyber safety – the importance of having a conversation with your people and how you can do it – Danielle Phillips, Founder and Director, Inside Out Communications
  • Summary – Phil Jackman

Date and time: 7 September 2021 15:00 – 18:00
Location: Newcastle University or online

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