08:00 - 09:00

Registration and breakfast networking 

09:00 - 09:10

Chairman's welcome 

09:10 - 09:35

► IR Challenges in the Game Industry
Nicola Millard, Senior Intrusions Specialist, EA Games

  • Keeping up with the developers
  • Not forgetting the small guys
  • Our landscape 


09:35 - 10:00

►Why regulation is a good thing

Paul Richards, Head of Information Security Governance, Rank Group

  • Establishing a dialogue
  • The overlooked benefits of regulation
  • What stands to be gained from collaboration with the regulator?
10:00 - 10:20

Refreshments and networking 

10:25 - 10:50

► Effectively responding to a data breach

Lluis Mora, CISO, GVC Holdings

  • Preparing the team and the organisation for a data breach
  • DOs and DONTs during the incident handling
  • Communicating to stakeholders, customers and regulators
  • Wrapping up and learning from the past
10:50 - 11:10

► Stopping Bad Bots – Gamble on your website not with your website

 Tudor James, Solution Architect, Imperva

  • What is a bad bot and who runs this automated traffic?
  • How do bad bots impact online gaming?
  • Strategy to mitigate automated threats (bad bots)
  • Additional risks presented by Web and Mobile APIs and how to protect them
  • The experience of an existing customer - Case Study
11:10 - 11:30

► The Days of vLANs Segmentation are Over

Ofer Wolf, COO, Guardicore  

  • Move away from the traditional Wall based protection into a flexible security posture
  • Use Micro-segmentation technology that lets the business run much faster, add and change applications, move them around to and between clouds 
  • Keep Zero Trust architecture that creates a strong, application aware security stronghold that protects the crown jewels
11:30 - 11:55

► Prevention - Best practice insights

Thomas Pernot, Online Business - Fraud and Billing Manager, Square Enix

  • What type of fraud are we facing?
  • Fraud prevention
  • In-house vs External fraud prevention providers 
11:55 - 12:25

Refreshments and networking 

12:25 - 12:50

► WWLD - What would a lawyer do? 

Jennifer Craven, Senior Associate, Pinsent Masons

  • Practical tips for the gaming sector.
  • Prevention & legal considerations.
  • Regulation and codes of practice that should be your priority.
12:50 - 13:10

► JavaScript injection attacks - the user browser is the new cyber battlefield

Terry Bishop, Technical Director, EMEA, RiskIQ

  • JavaScript injection attacks - what are they?
  • A brief history
  • GDPR implications
  • The current landscape - attackers acting with impunity
  • Steps to defend against JavaScript injection attacks
13:10 - 13:20

► Cybersecurity: No big deal. The unimportance of cybersecurity and what that means for today’s information security leader

Simon Brady, Managing Editor, AKJ Associates

  • Do we have the cybersecurity we deserve? If cybersecurity does not pose an existential threat, then how can we expect businesses to take it seriously? Is the “band-aid” approach good enough?
  • Cyber-risk is not like other risk. How the operational risk leaders view cyber-risk and how it compares to other forms of operational risk
13:20 - 14:30

Lunch and networking 

14:30 - 14:50

► Blind Spots

Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming

  • Thinking like a criminal - understanding how criminals use gambling as a sandbox
  • Gambling industry - from first responder to rinse-r
  • The age of tech - from going back and going beyond
  • Fraudsters Utd v Sector Utd - how cross-sector collaboration could be the best form of the defence 
14:50 - 15:10

► Cyber threat landscape for the Gaming Industry - Insights from Unit 42

Alex Hinchliffe, Threat Intelligence Analyst, Palo Alto Networks

  • Introductions and public-private partnerships
  • Threat landscape targeting the Gaming industry
  • Credentials phishing, theft and abuse
  • Conclusions and take-aways.
15:10 - 15:30

► Phishing 3.0: Stakes are High for Gamers and the Online Gaming Industry

Danielle Papadakis, Product Specialist, Segasec

  • The new reality of phishing attacks, and why protecting your users means protecting your brand
  • The modern hacker, a sophisticated storyteller
  • Demo - a phishing attack in the online gaming industry
  • Proactive solutions that incorporate best-of-breed detection, non-brand defense, take-down, and deception 
  • Measures and Counter-Measures that effectively reduce the number of attacks on your clients and your brand   
15:30 - 16:00

► Executive panel discussion

Co-op mode: Cross-sector insights for online gaming

  • Simon Wood, VP Cyber Investigations Manager, Barclays
  • Nick Ioannou, CSO, Ratcliffe Groves Partnership
  • Matt Arnull, Head of Enterprise Architecture, Arcadia Group
  • Goher Mohammad, Head of Security, Risk and Compliance, L&Q
16:05 - 16:30

Networking and refreshments

16.30 - 16.50

► Grass-roots security from the ground up

Kevin Fielder, CISO, Just Eat 

  • How to build a cohesive cybersecurity strategy from the ground up
  • Why are senior management, stakeholders and investors now paying attention to cybersecurity as a real business risk? What is at stake?
  • How to create a business efficient cyber-risk framework
  • Creating scalable cyber-infrastructure for an agile environment. How to manage digital evolution
  • Case study: building grass roots security at Just Eat 
16.50 - 17.10

► Security and Innovation - hand in hand or hand to throat?

Matt Arnull, Head of Enterprise Architecture, Arcadia Group

  • How perceptions of security have changed, how engineering has changed
  • The dangers of high volume agile. Is agile innovation and security an unsustainable relationship?
  • Solutions and key takeaways: how it's possible to have both - with examples from logistics, retail, hospitality and fashion
17.10 - 17.30

► Keeping cyber simple. Are we over-complicating cybersecurity? And how can we simplify the problems, so we can get the right solutions?

Alphus Hinds, CISO, Standard Bank International

  • The challenges of managing security at an international remit. What are the siloes, and cross-jurisdictional issues and risks that you need to take into account.
  • The over-complexity of cybersecurity. Are we making cybersecurity more complicated than it needs to be? Is this affecting the communication of cybersecurity as a business risk to the board? And what can be done?
  • The move to the Cloud. What do information security leaders need to take into account when it comes to accountability for Cloud security and dealing with CSP’s
  • The evolving digitalisation of the financial services and how FinTech and open source platforms are changing the landscape of security. Are API’s the industry’s worst nightmare?
17:30 - 17:30

Conference close