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Sir Jonathan Evans and Mark Hughes to Speak at Cyber Defence Executive Forum

January 29, 2014

Darktrace is delighted to announce that Sir Jonathan Evans KCB and Mark Hughes will participate in the inaugural Cyber Defence Executive Forum on Tuesday 18

March at the Ritz. This exclusive event is the first to address the growing challenge of insider threat, as well as external threat from sophisticated cyber attackers and state-sponsored groups.

Sir Jonathan Evans, former Director General of MI5, will share unique insights into the current state of cyber threat based on his 33 years at MI5, defending the UK from internal and domestic terrorism and cyber-attacks.

Mark Hughes, CEO of BT Security, is responsible for BT's internal cyber security strategy and practice. He will discuss the implications of the industrialization of the threat landscape for large corporations, and share best practices for protecting critical infrastructures.

We are delighted that Sir Jonathan Evans and Mark Hughes are supporting the event," commented Steve Huxter, COO of Darktrace. "The Cyber Defence Executive Forum will bring together a truly unique group of experts and allow a realistic and honest discussion of today's threats, taking a new perspective on how to defend against them."

The Cyber Defence Executive Forum will take place at the Ritz on Tuesday 18 March. If you are interested in attending, visit the Cyber Defence Executive Forum, or email [email protected].