Monday, 7 November 2011

Security risks in a "nothing to hide society - BCS Northampton event

Thursday, 24th November 2011 - Security risks in a "nothing to hide society"
Speaker : Tom Schneider - Senior Security Consultant - Open Systems AG Zurich

Time: 19:00 start
Location: Room NW205 in The Newton Building, Avenue Campus, University Of Northampton, NN2 6JD. Parking is available at the rear of the building.

This event is open to Members and non-Members, just arrive on the night.

A look at the privacy and security risks associated with the use of Social Media (i.e. Facebook), Wikileaks & Cloud based services
- How does it affect you ?
- How does it affect business/companies ?

How can these risks be mitigated and how do these challenges in IT security develop into interesting careers ?

Introducing Open Systems a Zurich based high security business and examples of their work with one of their high profile clients the International Red Cross. .

Biography: Tom Schneider is currently Open Systems Senior Key Account Manager for NGO's (UNICEF, UNDP, WHO and ICRC)

He studied at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland, where he gained an engineer's degree in Communications and Informatics.

During his studies, Tom Schneider worked for Bank Leu and Credit Suisse in the global network operations team in Zurich.
He joined Open Systems in 2005. Before his role as a Senior Key Account Manager he was head of a professional service unit, in charge of engineering and customer project implementations.
·         Open Systems (Zurich)

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