Monday, 2 December 2013

BCS Bedford: Data Centre Security and resilience in the 21st Century


Date: Thursday, 5th December 2013. Time: 6pm to 8pm

Venue: Bio Park Hertfordshire, Broadwater Road, WGC, Herts,
AL7 3AX. 
Phone:01707 356100 
www.biopark.co.uk


Theme: “Data Centre Security and resilience in the 21st Century”

Speakers: 

  • Mike Barwise, Holistic Information Assurance Consultant, Integrated InfoSec. 
  • Mark Boost, Managing Director, Server Choice


Abstract:
 Talk by Mike Barwise
Title:"Data Security Risk Assessment: What's missing from standards and methodologies?"
Risk assessment is discussed in numerous IT-related standards and methodologies. However they all suffer from a common failing in that they leave the really difficult components of reliable and accurate risk assessment entirely to the discretion of the practitioner. Starting from some standard examples, this presentation will discuss what is usually left out and why it is critical to success".

 Talk by Mark Boost
Title: “Data Centre Security and resilience in the 21st Century” 
Providing a general overview of the critical data security issues & considerations for a data centre andhow they are evolving, with a focus on security, resilience and efficiency.


Tour of the Data Centre Facilities will follow the talks. Attendees will be invited to network with guests and representatives from the BioPark/Exemplas and local BCS Branch representatives.

Agenda
6.00pm: Registration, refreshments and networking 6.30pm: Introductions
 Mike Barwise: "Data Security Risk Assessment: What's missing from standards and methodologies?"
 Mark Boost: “Data Centre Security and resilience in the 21st Century” 7.40pm: Tour of the data facilities
8pm: Opportunity to network and talk to the speakers

Reserve your seat now via: http://www.beds.bcs.org.uk/events.php Please direct your questions or issues via email to: sabongo@gmail.com