Nicola Millard, Senior Intrusions Specialist, Electronic Arts (EA)
Nicola is a Senior Intrusions Specialist at EA, she has worked for the company since November 2016. In this role, she plays an important part in intrusion detection and prevention. Nicola's previous five years’ experience in the Cyber Security industry have placed her in numerous SOCs, building new IR teams and performing detailed international cyber forensic investigations.... Her specialties include MS Windows forensics, email analysis and creating detection rules for both common and advanced cyber-attacks.
Thomas Pernot, Online Business - Fraud and Billing Manager, Square Enix
Thomas is an online gaming and e-commerce specialist offering more than 10 years' experience in the gaming industry. He started as a QA tester at Ubisoft Shanghai on the critically acclaimed Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: double agent back in 2006. He then studied Web and digital design in Thailand for a year where he created his own e-commerce website and... business consulting company. In 2009, he joined Square Enix Europe as a Game Master reaching the senior position within 2 years. He has the opportunity to work on ones of the most successful subscription based MMORPG in the world: FINAL FANTASY XI & FINAL FANTASY XIV. During this time, he specialised in fraud prevention and created fraud prevention procedures to fight Bot /Cheat and RMT activities in game. After spending 5 years as a Game Master, he moved to the online business development department. For the past 6 years in the online business development Thomas has been working on Fraud prevention, Billing support and digital distribution. He has developed a solid knowledge in online fraud prevention, studying the fraud trends, implementing fraud prevention methods and strategies for the European and Oceanian markets. He also has an extensive experience in billing and e-commerce, managing high volume of transactions and payment inquiries. Thomas is also an experienced speaker specialized in Fraud prevention and Billing in Online gaming.
Simon Wood, VP Cyber Investigations Manager, Barclays
Simon is VP Cyber Investigations Manager at Barclays, a role he has held since June 2017. In this position, he plays an integral part in fraud investigation, cyber-defence, regulation, and other aspects of securing the business and its customers. Before Barclays, Simon held a number of senior positions across both private and public sector. Simon... is passionate about improving anti-fraud defences and securing customers and the business against social media compromise and other forms of digital fraud.
Paul Richards, Head of Information Security Governance, Rank Group
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Christina Thakor-Rankin, Principal Consultant, 1710 Gaming
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