09:25 - 09:30

Chairman's Welcome

09:30 - 10:00

► View from the centre – unifying cyber resilience in a decentralised system

Mike Fell OBE, Director of National Cyber Operations, NHS England

  • Summary of the threat to healthcare
  • Overview of the central capabilities delivered to successfully protect the system
  • Introduction to the new cyber strategy for health
10:00 - 10:20

► Why has the Healthcare industry become one of the favourite targets for cyber criminals?

Bernard Montel, EMEA Technical Director and Security Strategist, Tenable

During this session, we will cover:

  • The current threat landscape in the Healthcare sector
  • Why Healthcare is targeted by cyber attacks
  • How attackers are operating, using some real life examples
  • Why the preventative approach and exposure management can help reduce the risk with a unified view of the attack surface
10:20 - 10:50

► Panel discussion: The CISOs Views

Phil Huggins, National CISO for Health & Social Care, NHS England;
Mark Logsdon,
Chief Information Security Officer, NHS England

  • Getting the basics done: what to secure, identification of critical assets, tactical protection of those assets, visibility of associated networks
  • Lessons from a big ransomware attack
  • To what extent is security a money problem?
  • Advice on securing OT devices
10:50 - 11:10

► Advanced Persistent Threats: How NDR can better secure your infrastructure

Adrian Jones, Country Manager UK & Ireland, Gatewatcher

  • An NDR allows you to reveal the invisible on your network, and then, better detect incoming attacks.
  • As attacks are getting stronger and even more innovative within the past months, discover why adding an NDR to your kill chain would better secure your infrastructure
  • Reduce the risk to stop any core activity while it happens



11:10 - 11:35

► Why and how cyber should be separated from IT

Paul Connelly, Chief Security Officer, HCA Healthcare

  • Why it can make your program more-effective and raise your role in the organisation
  • Pros and cons of proposing this change at your organisation
  • Making the transition
  • Case study:  How HCA Healthcare successfully made this shift
11:35 - 11:55

► Secure coding is one of the most important application security tools. So, why is it so under-explored?

Jack Misiura, Application Security Manager, The Missing Link

Cybersecurity breaches are a daily occurrence and applications are becoming increasingly complex, making secure coding one of the most useful tools available to us when reinforcing application security. Protect your applications from security breaches and safeguard your users' data.

Join Jack Misiura and learn:

  • What is secure coding and why is it important?
  • The most common coding vulnerabilities and how to prevent them.
  • The impact of secure coding on application security.
  • Best practices for secure coding.
  • How to implement secure coding in your organisation
11:55 - 12:15

► Protecting NHS Scotland from Cyber Harm – Sharing the Burden

Scott Barnett, Head of Information and Cybersecurity, NHS, National Services Scotland

  • Strategic Threats need Strategic Responses
  • Adopting a Once for Scotland approach to cyber security in the NHS
  • Building a shared service with the right strategic partners
  • A sense of place – why Where is important
  • Future proofing through organic growth
12:15 - 12:40

► Cybersecurity for Integrated Health and Care System – “Nobody wants to be the Weakest Link"

Paul Charnley, Digital Lead, Healthy Wirral Partners

  • Integrated Care Boards set up in July 2022 through the Health and Care Act are tasked with responsibility for making sure their systems are both integrated and safe at the same time
  • What are the challenges in creating the necessary connections between health and social care and increasingly the voluntary sector, whilst keeping everybody safe?  
  • How are some of the ICBs taking on this task? 
  • How does what they do they fit with national and local strategies?


12:40 - 12:45

Chairman's Closing Remarks