Big Data in Cyber Security Programme


[Home] The International conference will start at 9:15am, with refreshments available form 8:45am.

Time Riady Theatre
Lindsay Stewart Theatre
PGCS Symposium Room 2/05
09.15-09.30 Welcome and Opening Address, Steven Wilson, Head of Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3)
09.30-10.00 Conference Keynote Address: Swimming in the Tsunami of Data - “think like the bad guy” - Industry Trends and disrupting the adversary, Tim Grieveson, Chief Cyber & Security Strategist, EMEA, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
10.00-10.30 Bare Metal Forensics, Douglas Carson, Solutions Consultant, Keysight Technologies Cyber Security, Eamonn Keane, Detective Inspector Cybercrime Unit, Police Scotland Big Data: Machine Learning, Heuristic Methods and the Future of Cybersecurity in HPC Environments, Dr. Matthew Craven - Plymouth University
10.30-11.00 Big Data Analytics and Innovation, Simon Arnell, Chief Technologist, Security Services, HPE
Security Analytics, Ben Fountain, Senior Consultant, NCC Group Incident Response, Vincent Lamb - IT Security Training Ltd
11.00-11.30: Coffee (Foyer)
11.30-12.00 Big Data Analysis in Data Loss, Dr Jamie Graves, CEO, ZoneFox Security Operations in Financial Services, Stephen Livingston, Security Operations, Lloyds Banking
Session 1 (see below)
12.00-12.30 Large-scale Log Analysis, David Stubley, 7elements. Data Protection & Privacy, Peter Ridley, UKI Practice Leader, Data Protection and Privacy Practice, HPE
Session 2 (see below)
12:30-13.30: Lunch (Chapel and Rivers Suite)
13.30-14.00 Large-scale digital forensics, Ian Rainsborough, Guidance Software Overview of Data Lab, Brian Hills, Head of Data, The Data Lab
Mobile Authentication, Dr. Ron Poet - University of Glasgow
14.00-14.30 Splunk User Behavioural Analytics - Machine Learning for Threat Detection, Harry McLaren, Security Consultant, ECS Cyber Security, Stephen Hampton, Chief Technology Officer, Hutchinson Networks Intelligent IDS, Dr. Naghmeh Moradpoor, Edinburgh Napier University

Session 3 (see below)

14.30-15.00 Big data the next generation of cyber security, James Kwaan. ISACA Education Through Gamification, Jason McClay, Operations Director, G2G3 Session 4 (see below)
15.00-15.30 Coffee (Foyer)
15.30-15.50 Early Warning Systems fueled by Big Data, Rashmi Knowles, RSA, The Security Division of EMC
15.50-16.10 Closing Address: Michael J. Driscoll, Office of the Legal Attaché, FBI, Embassy of the United States of America
16:10-16.30 Q & A Panel

Capture The Flag

A parallel Capture The Flag Event will take place during the day.

Research Sessions

Research Session 1/2:

  • Investigation of Virtual Network Isolation Security in Cloud Computing: Data Leakage, Haifa Al Nasseri and Ishbel Duncan, St. Andrew University.
  • DNS in Botnets and Advanced Persistent Threats, Peter Mclaren, Dr Gordon Russell and Prof Bill Buchanan, Edinburgh Napier University.
  • Security Onion: Functionality and Features, Ross Heenan and Naghmeh Moradpoor, Abertay University and Edinburgh Napier University.

Research Session 3/4:

  • Very Large Scale Digital Forensics (VLSDF), Vassilios Manoussos, Strathclyde Forensics
  • TCloud: Availability at Zero Downtime, Elochukwu Ukwandu, Prof Bill Buchanan and Dr Gordon Russell, Edinburgh Napier University
  • A Survey of Intrusion Detection System technologies, Ross Heenan and Naghmeh Moradpoor, Abertay University and Edinburgh Napier University.
  • CyberSecurity for the Unbanked, Stephen Ambore, Christopher Richardson, Huseyin Dogan, Edward Apeh and David Osselton, Bournemouth University.


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