Information Security in Financial Services brings together leading information security experts, regulators and academics to discover solutions to the unique challenges facing data security in the financial sector.
With the average cost of a data breach in 2015 coming out at $3.8 million - a 23% increase since 2013 - now is the time to secure your business against financial and reputational risks. Join key decision makers across the financial sector to discuss best industry practice for prevention, detection and response to information security challenges. This conference covers all the most pressing issues including regulatory expectations, internal and external threats, methods for safeguarding customer experience and the advantages and risks of collaboration.
Highlights in 2016:
Wednesday, 16th March 2016
This conference operates under The Chatham House Rule. There is no filming and discussions are protected by strict confidentiality.
Session One: An eye on the future – preparing and responding to regulatory change
Driving industry change: a business response to the EU General Data Protection Regulation and Emerging Cyber Threats
Interpreting new regulatory expectations
- Exploring the future information security landscape: what is regulation’s ultimate aim?
- How much of a long-term impact will new regulation have on the financial services?
- What effect will harmonising data laws have on the financial services?
- Will increasing regulatory pressure foster a stronger security culture across the sector?
- Rising to the challenge: what businesses need to do to meet regulatory expectations
- How can smaller banks and insurers respond to increasing regulatory demands?
- A pan-European picture: what impact will the EU Regulation have across Europe?
Deputy Director: Business, Crime and Skills
OCSIA, Cabinet Office
Session Two: Mitigating internal threats
- An holistic approach to security: how employee behaviour can pose business risks
- Moving a culture of security up the business agenda
- Engaging your employees: aligning security policies with operations and outcomes
- Ending the blame game: ensuring information security is not seen as an isolated IT issue
- Appreciating the risks that each intrusion poses
- Knowing where you stand: how to benchmark your ability to detect, react and respond
- Building the capability to prioritise threats and respond in real-time
- Countering emerging cyber threats through continual monitoring of defences
Ensuring vigilance internally
Many threats to security originate from within, so it is vital organisations are aware of the risk and know how to guard against it. Delegates will now have the opportunity to discuss how this threat can best be mitigated.
- Monitoring against insider data theft: how do we spot suspicious behaviour?
- How can data access be controlled in the real and virtual world?
- Tackling the problem: is data theft driven by supply or demand?
- Damage control: how best can you repair reputation and prevent re-occurrence?
Session Three: Balancing customer service and security
- Aligning security requirements with the needs of the modern consumer
- The customer perspective: security in the hands and minds of the consumer
- Balancing business innovation and information security
- Differentiating between good and bad behaviour
- What do our organisations look like to attackers?
- Tilting the playing field in our favour: evolving the capabilities to the meet the challenge
Session Four: Analysing current hacker trends and establishing a strategic defence
In this session, the room will be divided into three zones and delegates will discuss the following questions in round tables. Each zone will have an industry leader who will facilitate discussion. After twenty minutes the facilitators will then take to the stage and share feedback with the audience.
- What new methods and technologies are hackers currently using? How can you prepare?
- Evolving malware, evolving security: what new security measures offer better protection?
- Beating hackers at their own game: do penetrative tests spot system weaknesses first?
- How do you ensure the security of third parties?
Nigel Harrison, Director Business Engagement, Cyber Security Challenge UK
- What new technologies can achieve real-time data analysis in the face of rising capacity?
- Surveillance across multiple platforms: understanding and overcoming the challenges
- Managing the volumes: how can smaller banks and insurers execute big data analytics?
Gary Cheetham, Chief Information Security Officer & Data Protection Officer, NFU Mutual
- What makes an effective data loss response plan?
- Attacks on smaller banks and insurers: how do you respond to ransomware?
- Active defence: demystifying hacking back – is it worth it and what are the risks?
- Managing the brand: how do you deal with reputational damage?
Peter Randall, Independent Consultant
Session Five: Eager ears, hesitant voices – overcoming the collaboration Catch-22
- Exploring the risks and benefits
- Is competition preventing total collaboration?
- Saving face: is the real barrier to collaboration caused by the industry itself?
Session Six: A view from the top
Towards greater cyber resilience
Who can you meet?
More than 100 key decision makers from the financial service and data security sectors attended Information Security in Financial Services 2016, including representatives of:
- Ageas Insurance
- AIG UK Services
- Aldermore Bank
- Allianz Group
- Allianz Insurance
- Alvarez & Marsal
- American Express
- Aon Group
- Association of British Insurers
- BAE Systems
- Bank of England
- Bank of Ireland
- Barclays Bank
- Barclays Group
- BATS Chi-X Europe
- Black Duck Software
- BNY Mellon
- Bottomline Technologies
- Cabinet Office
- Canada Life
- Collingwood Insurance
- Cyber Security Challenge
- Earth Capital Partners
- Financial Conduct Authority
- HSBC Bank
- HSBC Group
- Huntsman Security/Tier 3
- Information Commissioners Office
- Intrinsic Financial Services
- Invesco Perpetual
- JLT Specialty
- KBC Group
- Lancashire Insurance
- Leeds Beckett University
- Legal & General
- Lloyds Banking Group
- Mediterranean Bank
- Metro Bank
- MGM Advantage Services Ltd
- Munich Re
- National Australia Bank
- NFU Mutual
- OneSavings Bank
- Permanent TSB
- Premium Credit
- Rabobank Group
- Raphaels Bank
- Resolute Management Services
- Rietumu Banka
- Royal Bank of Scotland
- RSA Group
- Standard Chartered Bank
- State Street Global Markets
- Tesco Underwriting
- The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
- TLO Risk Services Limited
- UBS Bank
- UK Bond Network
- Verint Systems
- Visa Europe
- Vojvodjanska Banka
- vrs Vericlaim UK
- Wealth Wizards Advisors Ltd.
- Willis Towers Watson
- Winterflood Securities
- Zurich Global Corporate
- Zurich Insurance Group
This conference operates under The Chatham House Rule. There will be no filming and discussions will be protected by strict confidentiality.