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Alastair ​MacGibbon confident in Australia’s devolved approach to cybersecurity

Although the cybersecurity model in place within the Australian government is different to those of its allies, Australia's special adviser to the prime minister on cyber security is confident in the direction Australia is heading.

Cyber education needs to start in primary school: MacGibbon

Australia's Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Cyber Security Alastair MacGibbon wants to see cybersecurity training start in primary school, but said it shouldn't be a case of forcing children to become coders.

​Australia to work with China on cybersecurity

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has agreed to enhanced cybersecurity cooperation with China.

No, Russia isn’t sending a Terminator robot to the space station

Financially, conditions could get worse for the Russian space agency in a few years.

How Brexit will impact global CIOs, IT services

The countdown to the United Kingdom’s separation from the European Union began in late March when U.K. prime minister Theresa May officially triggered the “Brexit.” With just less than two years until the U.K. is officially out of the EU, the date of departure is one of the few certainties regarding the situation. “No country has ever travelled this path, and there is no turning back,” says Craig Wright, managing director for business transformation and outsourcing advisory firm Pace Harmon.But global CIOs cannot afford to simply wait and see what the post-Brexit world holds.

They must begin preparing now for the impact of potential legal and regulatory changes on their IT services strategies.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Researchers find China tried infiltrating companies lobbying Trump on trade

"ScanBox" Web malware used compromised National Foreign Trade Council website.

Security co-operation unlikely to change post Brexit, despite threats

'Messy divorce' would help no one UK Prime Minister Theresa May is warning that failure to negotiate an agreement on Britain's exit from the European Union could damage security cooperation.

The tough line - contained in Wednesday's historic letter triggering Article 50 - has re-focused minds on the possible security implications of Brexit.…

Australian leaders pledge funds for energy storage after billionaire Tweet bet

But lawmakers also propose new gas-fired plants to solve future energy crises.

UK’s first Investigatory Powers Commissioner: Lord Justice Fulford

Theresa May appoints former International Criminal Court judge The Prime Minister has today appointed Lord Justice Fulford as the first Investigatory Powers Commissioner, who will be the chief overseer of the UK's new surveillance laws.…

Singapore mulls national identity system to fully encompass all services

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong reveals possible plans for a nationwide system that will enable access to both government and private services, expanding the existing SingPass e-government login account.

How to not do presidential opsec: Crisis management over dinner in...

Trump's response to N. Korea missile was posted on Facebook by Mar-a-Lago guests.

IP EXPO Manchester Launches for 2017 as Government Announces New Investment...

Bringing the Latest and Greatest on Technology Industry Issues from Artificial Intelligence to Cyber Security to the North West, for a Third Successful Year

London, 25 January 2017 – IP EXPO Manchester, part of Europe's number one enterprise IT event series, today launches its 2017 showcase, which promises to be the most insightful and topical yet.

IP EXPO Manchester Be Inspired

2017 is a year of opportunity for Manchester, with Prime Minister Theresa May allocating £130.1 million in investment for the Greater Manchester region. Manchester City Council will also invest an additional £4 million in two new tech hubs to support the Northern cities booming technology, science and digital industries.

With additional focus on development in AI, AR, VR and automation technologies, Manchester is well placed to continue to grow its international technology reputation and be at the forefront of overcoming industry issues and challenges.

Be it Brexit, changes in European legislation such as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), or the advancement of artificial intelligence, there is a vast landscape of new issues for IT professionals to navigate.

For its 2017 event, IP EXPO Manchester will address all these changes in the region by providing local organisations with access to an unprecedented group of influential speakers and brands across central themes of Cloud, Cyber Security, Networks and Infrastructure, DevOps, Open Source and a brand new topic combining AI, Analytics and IoT. Now in its third successful year, the two-day event will take place on 26-27 April 2017 at the Manchester Central, Manchester.

“2017 is shaping up to be one of the most transformative years ever with so many disruptive and exciting new technologies now mature and available.

Add to this the growing need for businesses to digitally transform to stay competitive and the continued growth of the cyber threat landscape there is a crucial need for information, expertise and advice. Our mission is to provide our attendees with rare access to the industry leaders and the world class experts that are creating and shaping these technologies.” comments Bradley Maule-ffinch, EMEA Portfolio Director for the IP EXPO Event Series.

He continues, “IP EXPO Manchester is our fastest growing event and easily the largest enterprise IT event in the North.

Artificial Intelligence, going serverless, DevOps and Cloud technologies are just some of the areas we’ll be covering as well as our cyber security content around GDPR, ransomware, social engineering, and threat protection.
IP EXPO Manchester aims to bring together the right people and brands under one roof to help IT professionals discuss, debate and discover more about the challenges and opportunities these issues bring to the region and beyond.”

2017 Programme highlights include:

  • Panel debate on the ‘Future of Artificial Intelligence’ featuring Amy Nicholson, Tech Evangelist Microsoft UK
  • Live hack demonstration from Ken Munro, Founder of Pen Test Partners
  • Industry leading speakers such as:
    • David Lewis – Global Security Advocate at Akamai Technologies
    • James Akrigg – Head of Technology for Partners at Microsoft
    • Paul J Taylor – Detective Constable for Cyber Crime at Greater Manchester Police
    • Jenny Radcliffe – ‘The People Hacker’

For further information and to register free for IP EXPO Manchester 2017, please visit: www.ipexpomanchester.com.

Get involved on Twitter using #IPEXPOManchester

About IP EXPO Manchester
IP EXPO Manchester is part of Europe’s number one enterprise IT event series, IP EXPO.

The event series also includes IP EXPO Europe in London and IP EXPO Nordic in Sweden. Launched by organisers Imago Techmedia in 2015, the event now encompasses six events under one roof including Cloud, Cyber Security, Networks and Infrastructure, DevOps, Open Source and a brand new topic combining AI, Analytics and IoT.

Designed for those looking to find out how the latest IT innovations can drive and support their business and transition to a digital future

The event showcases brand new exclusive content and senior level insights from across the industry, as well as unveiling the latest developments in IT.
It covers everything you need to run a successful enterprise or organisation.

Media contacts:
Gemma Smith / Vicky Muxlow
020 3176 4700
ipexpomanchester@kaizo.co.uk

Speaker or exhibitor enquiries:
Sophie Barry / Keiran Prior
0203 841 8500