Industry Experts Panel
Experts with practical experience working with both Classified Government organisations and regular Commercial organisations reflecting on the similarities and differences between the two worlds.
To what extent are they fundamentally different because their business concerns are different? And to what extent are they similar because they face the same threats and use substantially the same technology?
Watch the video below.
Henry Harrison - Garrison, CSO and Co-Founder
“The unique perspective that governments have is that they spend about half their time trying to break into other people, which isn’t an experience that most other organisations have.”
Phil Huggins - Independent Consultant - CISO and Risk Analyst
“What we see in our [current cybersecurity] standards is some really good work that does not necessarily always apply in a more rapidly changing environment where you don’t control things, which is very different to a bank or a government.”
Bernard Parsons - Becrypt, CEO and Co-Founder
“The approaches that were historically taken to gaining assurance no longer work in today’s world because systems are much more complex, much more interconnected, much more diverse, larger scale, move faster…”
James Chappell - Digital Shadows, Chief Innovation Officer and Co-Founder
“Digital transformation is happening everywhere, […] and expectations of consumers of tech services are moulded by their experiences as consumers so when they come into a work place they now have a demand and expectation that is much higher.”
Russell Kempley - Cyber Owl, Chief Security officer
“My experience of working in commercial spaces is that businesses are still largely focusing on short term intelligence and things that they can act upon today, which is probably different from the government space, where they tend to be looking a bit further out.”