Some of the UK’s foremost cyber security experts will gather for a major conference in Aberdeen later this month.
Robert Gordon University (RGU) is bringing together cyber security, law and technology experts as part of Cyber Security Scotland Week 2020.
The one-day conference will welcome keynote speakers from around the UK to discuss critical aspects of policy and cyber security relevant for the UK North Sea activity.
Heading the list of speakers at the one-day event will be the Rt Hon Lord Hodge, deputy president of the UK Supreme Court, who will explore the legal aspects of technological change.
Professor Siraj Shaikh, from Coventry University, will discuss aspects of cyber security for the see, while co-director of the Scottish Arbitration Centre, Brandon Malone, will talk about cyber security and arbitration practice.
Stephen Ashley, Digital Transformation Solution Centre manager at the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) will also talk about OGTC’s cyber security landscape and research.
Nicolas Maulet, conference organiser and lecturer in Energy Law and Policy at RGU’s Law School, said: “We are thrilled to bring this unique conference to the university, giving delegates access to some leading UK cyber-security and cyber law industry expert speakers.”
The Cyber Security Conference, which is sponsored by Emerson, Converged Communications Solutions and OGV Energy, will be held on Friday, February 21, from 9.15am to 4.30pm in the Sir Ian Wood Building of RGU’s Garthdee campus.