Wondering what all the fuss about? about the summit

Advantex Network Solutions, the North East’s leading and award-winning technology firm, has partnered with some of the world’s leading technology experts to bring them to the banks of the River Tyne for what is set to be the North East’s ultimate cybersecurity event.

Taking place on Wednesday, March 11th, over 150+ business leaders, IT and cybersecurity professionals will rub shoulders and discuss all things cybersecurity at the famous Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear.

 

Wondering why you should go? Need an excuse for your boss? here's why you should attend

actionable education

You’ll leave the summit with notepads full of ideas that you can apply and implement the minute you get back to the office, not to mention brag to your co-workers you’ve attended the cybersecurity event of the year.

endless inspiration

Not only do we have the knowledge to help increase your cybersecurity efforts online – we inspire you to actually do it, so sit back, relax and be WOWed by some of the most forward-thinking and innovative leaders in the industry.

human connections

With over 150+ business leaders, IT and cybersecurity professionals alike, you’ll be rubbing shoulders with some of the most inspiring people in the North East. We’ll even help break the ice, with complimentary food and drinks throughout the day.

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Visionary Speakers
Awesome Sponsors
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Inspiring Topics
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Like-minded Individuals

Look Who's Talking keynote speakers

Justin Lockwood

Compère

Rob Price

CTO, UK Partner Organisation at Cisco

Steven Kenny

Industry Liaison - Architecture & Engineering at Axis Communications

Martin McGrath

Channel Business Manager at Milestone

Katie McMillan

Senior Information Security Consultant, SRM

Nikolay Stankevich

Senior Systems Engineer at Veeam

Tom Johnson

Ethical Hacker & Social Engineer

Martin Humphrey

Enterprise Systems Engineer at Zerto

Luke Hebditch

Systems Engineer, Cloud Security at Cisco

Andy Hook

Security Pre-Sales Engineer at Comstor

Alan Batey

Technical Team Manager, Forensics and e-disclosure, SRM

Phil Jackman

Director at Dynamo North East and #CyberFest Lead

CISCO BREACH DEFENCE

lunch & learn

Book your ‘Lunch and Learn’ session with Cisco’s Breach Defence team today. Not only will you get an in-depth insight into the threats affecting your business, you’ll walk away with unique insights to action as soon as you get back to the office, giving you the upper hand on cybercriminals.

Book your space now.*

*Limited availability on a first-come, first-served basis.

What's happening and when agenda

Subject to change

  • Breakfast

    Upon arrival, you'll be served an array of refreshments, including fresh, tea, coffee, water and juice to accompany bacon/sausage/vegan rolls, cereal and pastries to set you up for the mornings activities.

  •  Justin Lockwood
    Justin Lockwood

    Welcome

    Sony award-winning radio presenter, NUFC commentator and PR specialist, Justin Lockwood will be the days compère, getting things undereway with a quick introduction to the event schedule and the summits proud speakers and sponsors.

  •  Martin McGrath
    Martin McGrath

    The Cybersecurity Landscape

    Martin McGrath of Milestone will reveal the current cybersecurity landscape, highlighting the alarming number and types of threats affecting you and your business today.

  •  Rob Price
    Rob Price

    Security in the Digital World

    Cisco CTO, Rob Price will give an overview of the digital landscape, highlighting how it affects you, and shares valuable insights on how to apply security in the digital world.

  •  Tom Johnson
    Tom Johnson

    Social Engineering and Hacking the Human

    Ethical Hacker, Tom Johnson shares his insights into how easily people can be manipulated into unknowingly giving away data or information which can be used by cybercriminals online.

  •  Phil Jackman
    Phil Jackman

    Cybersecurity: A Cultural Perspective

    Cybersecurity is thought of as a technical problem but is it? How much does the culture of your organisation contribute to its vulnerability?

  • Breakout Session

    Here you'll have the opportunity to take a break, grab a drink or visit one of the many exhibiton stands on display, the right time to steal a pen or two 😉

    Not only can you recharge the batteries, you'll also get the opportunity to get your hands dirty in one of two breakout sessions from our awesome Gold sponsors.

  •  Katie McMillan
    Katie McMillan

    Think You Have GDPR Covered? What Happens When a Breach Occurs?

    Security Risk Management (SRM) is an information security consultancy and one of the UK’s leading breach investigators, handling payment card forensic investigations on a daily basis.

    Katie McMillan and Alan Batey of SRM look beyond the legal ramifications of GDPR and demonstrate how a proactive approach to information security can reduce risk and enable a more effective response in the event of a breach.

  •  Steven Kenny
    Steven Kenny

    Cybersecurity - Lifecycle Management

    With the convergence of security technologies, it is important to understand the new Cybersecurity related challenges being faced by Physical security practitioners. One of the key components is the evaluations of your vendors cyber maturity. Learn to ask the right questions from within your supply chain and look beyond the traditional technical features within the technology and at a business policies and processes.

  • Lunch

    Saved by the bell, here you'll be served an array of refreshments, including fresh, tea, coffee, water and juice to accompany a wide range of hot and cold snacks.

  •  Justin Lockwood
    Justin Lockwood

    Welcome Back

    Justin Lockwood will give quick overview of the afternoon's schedule and what's to come for the rest of the day.

  •  Ishaan Korotane
    Ishaan Korotane

    Six Ways to Amplify Your Security Stack

    Strengthening your security stack doesn’t have to mean a massive overhaul or a loss of customisation and control. Ishaan shares six ways to amplify and extend your stack with cloud security from Cisco Umbrella.

  •  Luke Hebditch
    Luke Hebditch

    Your New Best Friend: DNS Security

    Telecommuting is on the rise. More users are working remotely, off the network, and off VPN, which leaves them vulnerable to malware, data exfiltration, and other malicious threats.

    Learn how DNS-layer security can help you block threats before they reach your users, and gain visibility into what’s really happening on your network.

  •  Martin Humphrey
    Martin Humphrey

    What is Cyber Resilience?

    Zerto Enterprise Systems Engineer, Martin Humphrey will teach you how to prepare for, respond and recover from a cyber-attack.

  • Breakout Session

    Here you'll have the opportunity to take a break, grab a drink or visit one of the many exhibiton stands on display, the right time to steal a pen or two 😉

    Not only can you recharge the batteries, you'll also get the opportunity to get your hands dirty in one of two breakout sessions from our awesome Gold sponsors.

  • TBC

    Speaker and subject TBC

  • TBC

    Speaker and subject TBC

  • The Happiest Hour

    With over 150+ like-minded people and cybersecurity experts alike, you’ll be rubbing shoulders with some of the most inspiring people in the North East, who better to share happy hour with?

    We’ll even help break the ice, with complimentary canapes and drinks to reflect on an awesome day.

  • Your Carriage Awaits

    OK, maybe it won't quite be the Cinderella ending, but this is when we'll kindly ask you to leave and go home to tell your friends, family and colleagues about the North East's ultimate cybersecurity event of the year!

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LOCATION how to get there

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

S Shore Rd, Gateshead, NE8 3BA​

 

Venue Info

Phone: 0191 478 1810

Email: info@balticmill.com

 

Parking

Parking spaces are available in the BALTIC Car Park. Follow Signage for ‘Gateshead Quays’ and ‘Other Car Parks’ until specific signage for BALTIC Car Park becomes visible. Spaces are pay on exit and you can pay by card or cash. Blue badge holders park FREE  

Parking Charges

Up to 1 hour £1.80 Up to 2 hours £3.30 Up to 3 hours £4.80 Thereafter £1.30/hour

Travelling by Train or Metro

Newcastle Central Station. 3 hours to London’s Kings Cross, 1.5 hours to Edinburgh.

 

Tyne and Wear Metro Service. Newcastle Central Station or Gateshead Metro Interchange.

 

Travelling by Bus

Gateshead Bus Interchange or Newcastle Central Station. The bright Yellow Quaylink buses run every 10 minutes during the day, at least every 20 minutes during the evening and directly serve BALTIC. The Quaylink service 1 (Q1) starts from both Gateshead Interchange and Newcastle Central Station.

 

Find out more about the Quaylink bus service.

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