February 2021

Oliver Carr at PrivSec March 2021

PrivSec Global March 2021

I am happy and honoured to be confirmed as part of the discussion panel on “Creating a Cyber Security Culture” at the PrivSec Global conference at 13:30 GMT on 25 March 2021.

The other members of the panel will be:

  • Dan Raywood – Cybersecurity and Privacy Journalist
  • Glen Hymers – Global CISO and Head of Data Protection, Save The Children International
  • Sithembile Songo – Head: Information Security and Risk Management, Public Investment Corporation

I’m really looking forward to a lively and diverse discussion and hope you will be able to join us too. To reserve your place, just go to https://www.privsecglobal.com/register.

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NCSC advice on how to defend software build pipelines from malicious attack

In my previous post on what we need to learn from Solorigate, I pointed out the fundamental need for secure development pipelines. I am happy to see that the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has now published some guidance on how to approach this. Check out their post below.

Compromise of your software build pipeline can have wide-reaching impact; here’s how to tackle the problem.

Source: Defending software build pipelines from malicious attack

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Trying to bridge the gap with lots of technology.

The Oxford (Remote) Experience

Today is the first day of my Executive Diploma course in Organisational Leadership at the Saïd Business School. And while we were all hoping to be able to meet up in person at the University of Oxford to learn and to share ideas, the Coronavirus has turned, at least this first module, into a Remote Learning Experience.

Still, I am super-excited to get to know my classmates and all the experience that both they and the class faculty are bringing to this course. I am sure that this will be a wonderful experience and success for all of us, despite the surrounding circumstances. And hopefully we will then all be able to meet up under the Dreaming Spires of Oxford for the second module in May.