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Hackers On Tour - Aberdeen

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Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel

Saint Andrew Street

Aberdeen

AB25 1AD

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Join us for a fireside chat with Mike Jones, former hacker, to hear hisstories and get insider tips on how you can protect you and your business from cyber attacks.

Join in the live Q&A and get your questions answered by the experts.

Followed by a workshop from Jai, Founder of TheTechForce to share some simple and effective strategies to keep your business safe in 2019 that you can implement straightaway.


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12pm Arrival and Lunch
12.20 Introduction
12.25 Guest Speaker - Mike Jones
12.45 Panel Q&A - Mike Jones, Alan Merrett, Senior Officer from National Cyber Crime Unit
1.25 Practical Cyber Security Workshop - Jai, TheTechForce
2pm Finish


Guest Speakers Bio:

Mike Jones (sting3r) has a background in cryptology. He has performed numerous penetration tests for various industries such as the Department of Defense, major financial institutions, casinos, telecoms and various others. Mike has developed exploit techniques both network and app based as well as physical. The experience Mike has had has been on both sides of security being a long term member of various hacking groups both low level to the point of APT nation state. His experience was refocused to helping industries protect themselves. The key to a good defense is know who you're defending against.


Alan Merrett, Senior Officer from National Cyber Crime Unit
After graduating from Napier University in the 80’s, Alan commenced a career in law enforcement commencing with HM Customs & Excise, Regional Asset Recovery Team, Serious and Organised Crime Agency and now with the National Crime Agency. He has extensive overt and covert operational experience and was a team leader at the UK’s Interpol desk. His current role is within the National Cyber Crime Unit’s Cyber Prevent Team where he coordinates the Police Cyber Prevent response and amongst other roles holds the NCCU Prevent education sector portfolio. During his law enforcement career, Alan graduated with an MA from Teesside University in 2007 delivering his dissertation on the impact of financial intelligence on serious crime investigations.

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