At teiss we are working hard to ensure that the voices you see at our events and shows are diverse aiming to showcase the best talent in cyber security from male, female as well as from BAME communities. We know that there Is a long way to go in this regard but we are committed to playing our part in increasing diversity. 

John Scott

Head of Education | Cyber Security Division
Bank of England

John is an established Information Technology trainer, with many years’ experience in Further and Higher Education and training in both the private and the public sector. He has been integral in the implementation of the Bank of England’s current security training programme, and is focused on the transition from passive compliance to active security. John has been a software trainer for most of his career, meaning he has a strongly honed sense of the frustrations normal people feel when faced with new technology. Training is, after all, mostly watching people make mistakes because of unfamiliarity. (And then helping them!)

Keil Hubert

Head of Security Awareness & Training

Keil Hubert is the head of Security Training and Awareness for OCC, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to joining OCC, Keil has been a U.S. Army medical IT officer, a U.S.A.F. Cyberspace Operations officer, a small businessman, an author, and several different variations of commercial sector IT consultant. Keil deconstructed a cybersecurity breach in his presentation at TEISS 2014, and has served as Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger since 2012. His books on applied leadership, business culture, and talent management are available on Keil is based out of Dallas, Texas.

Mary Aiken

Professor of Forensic Cyberpsychology

Dr Mary Aiken is one of the world’s leading experts in Cyberpsychology – the study of the impact of technology on human behaviour. She is an Adjunct Professor at the Geary Institute for Public Policy University College Dublin, an Associate Professor in the Department of Law & Criminology at the University of East London, an Academic Advisor to the European Cyber Crime Centre (EC3) at Europol and member of the EC3 Academic Advisory Board.

She is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine, Global Fellow at the Wilson Center, a leading US think tank, a member of the Medico-Legal Society of Ireland, an International Affiliate Member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and a Fellow of the Society for Chartered IT Professionals.

Her numerous research interests include; AI, Fintech, human factors in cybersecurity, organised cybercrime, online behavioural profiling, Internet psychology, personal cyber security and safety, online harms and youth protection online.

Sarah Armstrong Smith

Chief Security Advisor

Sarah is an energetic and tenacious Director with over 20 years experience delivering, and advising c-suite on large scale Business & ICT Continuity, cybersecurity, data protection and resilience programmes.

Sarah has been voted one of the ‘most influential women in UK tech’ and ’top 50 most influential women in cybersecurity’ by her peers.

Glen Hymers

Global CISO and Head of Data Protection
Save the Children

Glen has spent his working life involved in Policing and Security, falling into policing of a fashion joining the RAF Police in 1998 when he discovered University was expensive. During his time in the RAFP Glen carried out all aspects of policing finally settling into Counter Intelligence, responsible for carrying out Counter Espionage and Counter Terrorism duties for the RAF at home and abroad in some notable locations, some you’d want to go on holiday to but most you wouldn’t. Leaving the RAF as a regular in 2012, as part of the Strategic Defence Review of that year, he began his journey into the private sector. Firstly at Fujitsu Defence and National Security as their Head of Operational Security & Risk Management, before moving to Sopra Steria as Head of Operational Security for Government accounts. In 2016 he moved to the 3rd Sector taking up the role of Chief Security Officer at The Prince’s Trust as well as being appointed as the DPO in 2017 after opening his big mouth around GDPR. Glen moved to Save The Children International in November 2019 where he took up the role of Global CISO and Head of Data Protection for this prestigious charity.

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