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CyberSecurity Talks & Networking

  • Fora - Clerkenwell - Central St. 71 Central Street London EC1V 8AB (map)

Cyber Security and Networking will be hosting in Fora (Near Old Street Station) This is your chance to understand how Cyber Security is changing and moving forward. With a capacity of 50 people, we are excited to invite you to an engaging talk and some insightful discussion! This is your chance to see Cyber Security through the eyes of experts in their field and is not to be missed!!!!!

Come straight after work for 6.00pm to unwind with other professionals at Fora. This will be one of our busiest events to date so to ensure everything moves fluidly, we urge you to arrive on time!

Networking will be done before and after the talks, but the Guest Talks will begin at 6.30 sharp.

We look forward to seeing you soon!!!



· 6.00 – 6.20 – Doors Open – Networking,

· 6.20 – 6.30 – Taking seats

· 6.30 SHARP – 7.30 - Guest speaker’s presentations/debates

· 7.30 – 8.00 - Final networking & Drinks



Nic Miller – Virtual CISO at Aedile Consulting

Topic: Back to basics - what does security look like for small and medium-sized businesses?

Topic Description: This talk will explore how SMBs, with limited resources and budget, can best defend against modern day cyber threats. Using recent attacks as case studies, the talk will provide a framework to harden your business against cyber-attacks and show how small companies and start-ups can be more resilient than large enterprises to modern attacks.


Ibukun Adebayo – CISO at Risc Credival


  • Ibukun Adebayo is an experienced and knowledgeable IT, Cybersecurity and GRC leader, who has led and worked with many exceptional individuals within the Financial Services, Social Enterprise, Arts, Local Authority, Professional Services, Online Retail, and Charity sectors.
  • Often recommended as a professional IT and Cybersecurity Summit Speaker by CIO/CISO peers, Ibukun remains keen to use her experience and knowledge in culturally-rich firms to deliver measurable value.
  • Ibukun has led IT, DevOps and Cybersecurity teams to deliver secure enterprise solutions; and personally designed and implemented IT and security strategies and policies, whilst also leading in the prevention, detection and investigation of serious IT security incidences; including civil and criminal breaches - working with peer leaders and regulators to resolve issues.
  • Since obtaining IT and program leadership skills, and subsequently board director corporate governance knowledge & qualifications from the Institute of Directors. (IoD)

Topic title:
The battle for your information

Topic Description:
1. Your employees and cybersecurity - the most vulnerable and the strongest. 2. Why cyber professionals don't want to lead? 3.Is the Cybercriminal really smarter than average? 4. The two year old toddler and cybersecurity.

Marco Essomba - Founder at iCyber-Security Group


  • Marco Essomba is a Certified Application Delivery Networking and Cyber Security Expert with an industry leading reputation and 2017 runner-up in the UK CyberSecurity Industry Personality of the Year award.
  • He is the founder of iCyber-Security, a UK-based firm that enables organizations in banking, financial technology, healthcare, retail, and the insurance sector to safeguard their digital assets.


Topic Title:

Full Stack Security: Why breaches will remain hard to address until we address end to end competence across the 7 layers of the security stack

Topic Description:


    1. Is there a common thread to attacks in the last 18 months?
    2. What are the hot trends and where is this heading?
    3. What do we mean by Full Stack Security?
    4. The challenge Full Stack presents and why this will be hard to solve
    5. The benefits that arise from a Full Stack end to end view
    6. A practical example and how it has held a strong defence


Later Event: April 9
Cyber Security Week | CSW Zimbabwe