Speakers at ISW 2019
We are pleased to present the following speakers at ISW 2019 in London.
This page is updated regularly, so please check back for the latest additions to the agenda.
Keynote & plenary sessions
Specialist workshop tracks
Adrian Louth, Enhanced Technology UKI, Fortinet
Adrian has been in cybersecurity for the best part of 20 years helping some of the largest organisation in the world secure their critical assets and infrastructure from all manner of cyberattacks. Having worked with leading cybersecurity vendors and also running his own cybersecurity consultancy Adrian has wide knowledge of the cyber threats organisations face and the prioritisation challenges that dealing with them presents. He now works with Fortinet helping businesses to become more secure and better able to deal with breaches when they occur. Currently focused on APTs, Nation State Actors, advanced malware including ransomware and how to improve cyber situational awareness.
Azeem Aleem, VP Consulting, NTT
Azeem has over 15 years of practitioner experience in cyber defence technologies, security operations, counter threat intelligence, data analytics and behavioural classification of cyber criminals. He has been at the forefront of architecting cyber resilience capability against advanced persistent threats (APTs) for major organisations across Europe, the US, Asia and the Middle East. Azeem has worked extensively with national and international law enforcement agencies around intelligence training, detection and investigation of cybercrime. A published author and academic criminologist, Azeem has made frequent appearances on television and radio as an expert on cyber threats.
Tim Ennis, Senior OT Consultant, NTT
Tim is a Senior Operational Technology Consultant for NTT security, responsible for performing professional services engagement for Operational Technology, including performing assessments, producing reports, and supporting SOC design and delivery. He has been working in the field of Industrial Control Systems and Operational Technology since 2008. Previously specialising in instrumentation and control (I&C) systems and safety instrumented systems (SIS) in the civil nuclear sector, he has since developed his OT security skills and knowledge to compliment his engineering background. Prior to NTT Security, Tim was a Lead Control and Protection Engineer in the civil nuclear sector, responsible for specification, design oversight and acceptance of high integrity systems through development, testing and commissioning in multimillion-pound projects. Additionally, he has chaired civil nuclear sector information exchanges, represented utilities on HMG sponsored cyber defence exercises, and collaborated with nuclear utilities in the UK, US and Japan.
David Gray, Senior Manager & Practice Lead, NTT
David leads NTT Security’s Incident Response (IR) capability for EMEA and the UK’s Operational Technology (OT) consulting team. David has built a deep, practical knowledge of how to effectively plan and deploy Cyber Security Solutions and for OT environments for a number of different industry verticals. David led the malware analysis team for the MOD’s Defence Computer Incident Response Team and spent two decades in the Royal Air Force working on the UK’s secure communications network. In addition to CISSP, he holds certifications from SANS including GIAC Certified Incident Handler, GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst, GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst and GIAC Reverse Engineer Malware.
Matt Schofield, Principal Solutions Architect, NTT
Matt is responsible for security guidance, solution design and technical account management for some of NTT Group’s largest clients. He has over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry, almost exclusively aligned to security in a pre-sales and solution design role with specialisms in application security, encryption and security architecture. After a 25-year absence from his professional life, Matt is currently enjoying the renaissance of his degree subject of Cognitive Science.
Thomas McVey, Enterprise Sales Engineer, LogRhythm
Thomas McVey is an Enterprise Sales Engineer at LogRhythm, where he works to achieve his customers' technical requirements and architects LogRhythm deployments for organizations within the Critical National Infrastructure industry. With a background in user and entity behaviour analytics and insider threat, Thomas provides expert cybersecurity advice and strategic guidance to his clients. Currently he is the subject matter expert on operational technology, the internet of things and the industrial internet of things.
In his spare time Thomas likes to play music in a rock band and watch Formula 1 cars go around a track very quickly.