Click play above to watch the opening keynote session from Rik Ferguson.
Rik Ferguson is one of the leading experts in information security. He is a Special Advisor to Europol, a project leader with the International Cyber Security Prevention Alliance (ICSPA), and Vice Chair of the Centre for Strategic Cyberspace & Security Science. In April 2011 Rik was inducted into the Infosecurity Hall of Fame. Rik is actively engaged in research into online threats and the underground economy. He also researches the wider implications of new developments in the Information Technology arena and their impact on security both for consumers and in the enterprise.
With over nineteen years experience in information security, Rik has been with Trend Micro since 2007. Prior to assuming his current role he served as Security Infrastructure Specialist at EDS where he led the security design work for government projects related to justice and law enforcement and as Senior Product Engineer at McAfee focused on network security, intrusion prevention, encryption and content filtering.
Rik Ferguson holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Wales and is CISSP-ISSAP in good standing.
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Organisation Refactoring and Culture Hacking – Lessons from Software
Skills Development Scotland Report Launch: Neurodiversity in Digital Tech
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In the Midst of Fire – The Chaos of Ransomware Attacks
Towards Application Driven Infrastructure
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Restart and Prosper: Tech trends emerging from the pandemic
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Sharpening the saw – how tooling can make us better developers
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Ten Traits that Differentiate the most Trusted Advisors
Getting value from data – productionising data science
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Tech challenges coming out of Open Banking and the GOFCoE project
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Overcoming and handling bias in data: ethical and practical considerations
Building brand awareness for your tech company
Start up, scale up
Navigating Venture Capital
Olivia Gambelin, Joseph Crispell
Paul Neeson and Andrew Noble
A Fyne future for graphical development
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Tales from the Crypt(o)
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Young Software Engineer of the Year Awards
The YSE Awards recognise the best undergraduate software projects, drawn from across all students studying computing science and software engineering in Scotland.