Cyber and Defence

Security in all its forms


Detecting and preventing criminal activities is now business critical. From money laundering to fraud, cyber-crime and terrorism, machine learning and AI tools and applications are at the core of efforts keeping companies online and operating. At the same time, new privacy enhancing technologies including homomorphic encryption and two-factor authentication are opening up new possibilities for safety.



James Kuht

RAF Doctor & Founder Reimagining Defence Podcast Panel

Dr Vitor Jesus

Senior Lecturer in the School of Computing Birmingham City University Panel

Britton Boyd

Assistant Special Agent in Charge Federal Bureau of Investigation Panel

Tal Mozes

CEO Mitiga Panel

Alicja Cade

CISO Americas Credit Suisse Panel

Maria Purcell

Head of Commercial Partnerships, EMEA Facebook Keynote

Tristram Riley-Smith

Director of Research in Politics and International Studies University of Cambridge Panel

Irra Ariella Khi

CEO Zamna. Panel

Suki Fuller

Founder, Analytical Storyteller Miribure Panel

Michael Beck

Global Head of Threat Analysis Darktrace Panel

Professor Philip Howard

Director, Oxford Internet Institute Oxford Internet Institute Panel

Leo Ringer

Founding Partner Form Ventures Panel

David Halliday

Partner Baker McKenzie Panel

Kenneth Cukier

Senior Editor The Economist Fireside

James Chappell

Co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Digital Shadows Digital Shadows Panel

Margot James

Executive Chair University of Warwick Panel

Simona Samardjiska

Assistant Professor Radboud University Panel

Becky Pinkard

CISO Aldermore Bank Panel

Renana Friedlich

Director, Global Head of Cybersecurity Operations Paypal Panel

Geoff White

Investigative Journalist Panel

Sian John MBE

EMEA & APAC Director, Cybersecurity Strategy Microsoft Panel

Ginny Badanes

Director, Defending Democracy Program Microsoft Panel

Peter Watkins

Visiting Professor King's College London Panel

Niamh Gavin

Startup Partner, Operator & Investor Panel

Christopher Ahlberg

CEO Recorded Future Panel

Jonathan Luff

Co-Founder CyLon Panel

Pete Burnap

Professor of Data Science & Cybersecurity Cardiff University Panel

Oliver Lewis

Co-Founder Rebellion Defense Panel

Misha Glenny

Research Fellow Berggruen Institute Panel

David Deane

Principal EY Fireside

Robert Hannigan

Chairman BlueVoyant Panel

Evanna Hu

CEO Omelas Panel

Jamie Saunders

Strategic Secruity Consultant Wychwood Partners Panel

William Beer

General Manager Americas Mitiga Panel

Ali El Kaafarani

CEO & Founder PQShield Panel

Britt Paris

Assistant Professor Library & Information Science Rutgers University School of Communication and Information Panel

Ali Tehrani

CEO Astroscreen Panel

Maximilian Heinemeyer

Director of Threat Hunting Darktrace Panel

Sinisha Patkovic

Managing Director ISARA Corporation Panel

Dan Brahmy

CEO & Co-Founder Cyabra Panel

Betsy Cooper

Director Aspen Tech Policy Hub Panel

Giorgio Patrini

CEO & Founder Deeptrace Panel

Fabian Eberle

Co-Founder Keyless Panel

Tarah Wheeler

Cybersecurity Policy Fellow New America Panel

Husayn Kassai

CEO & Co-Founder Onfido Keynote

Grace Cassy

Co-Founder CyLon Fireside

Peter Lee

Professor of Applied Ethics & Director, Security and Risk Research University of Portsmouth Panel

Mariarosaria Taddeo

Senior Research Fellow, Deputy Director, Digital Ethics Lab, Oxford Internet Institute University of Oxford Panel

Ozlem Ulgen

Reader in International Law & Ethics Birmingham City University Panel

Anthony Finkelstein CBE

Chief Scientific Advisor for National Security HM Government Panel

Alex van Someren

Managing Partner Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd. Panel

Ajay Bhalla

President, Cyber & Intelligence Solutions Mastercard Fireside

Ivana Bartoletti

Technical Director Deloitte Panel

Ellison Anne Williams

CEO & Founder Enveil Keynote

Smart Concrete

Stage: 10:20 - 11:20


Main Talks