Cyber Risk Management London

Following success in New York, we are bringing our cyber risk course to London for the first time to provide delegates with best practice strategies for ownership of cyber risk management and business wide implications such as third party vendor risk and operational resilience.


Cyber Risk Management:

Modelling & Operational Implications

21 & 22 November, London

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This course is designed for anyone who is working in, or interacts with cyber risk. Sessions will cover where cyber risk fits into overall risk strategy and interacts with operational risk, how to create a cyber risk program, third party vendor risk and operational resilience. Held under Chatham House rule, this training provides delegates access to a collaborative and open learning environment. 

What will you learn?

By the end of the two days delegates will have a new or improved knowledge of:

  • How cyber risk fits into overall risk management and the current regulatory landscape
  • The relationship between cyber risk and human behaviour
  • Best practice approaches to creating a cyber risk programme
  • The various options available for modelling cyber risk
  • How to manage operational resilience throughout the business
  • An enhanced understanding of third party vendor risk
Who Should Attend?

Relevant departments may include but are not limited to: 

  • Operational Risk
  • Cyber Risk 
  • Critical Infrastructure
  • Information Security
  • Risk Quantification
  • Fraud Prevention
  • Financial Crime
  • Technology Risk

Flavius Plesu

Head of Information Security

Bank of Ireland

A business-focused cyber security leader, Flavius has held senior security positions both within the public and the private sector and has lead a number of enterprise-wide security transformation programmes, in complex global organisations. Passionate about solving real industry problems, cultivating and building teams to deliver on the organisation’s mission, values and goals.

Alongside his role as a Head of Information Security at Bank of Ireland UK, Flavius is also one of the co-founders of OutThink, a team of CISOs and security practitioners who are changing the way in which organisations engage with their employees to shape behaviours and build a risk-aware cyber security culture.

Trevor Galloway

Global Head Technology Risk

ex Credit Suisse / RBS / Morgan Stanley / JP Morgan

Trevor has led a wide range of large and strategically important technology and business programs, designing and developing new products and services for four global financial companies. He has also set up new offices and has run large programs driven by legal and regulatory changes.

Most recently, Trevor has been responsible for setting up successful  Technology Risk functions at three large, complex,  global institutions working closely with senior management, Board members and Regulators. These risk functions covered everything from the strategic alignment of IT with the business, through the selection and management and of staff and 3rd parties to the detailed operating practices of the IT department.

Dr. Mustafa Çavuş

Managing Director

.ılı. mc+ Monte Carlo Plus

Mustafa Cavus holds a PhD in financial mathematics from the University of Manchester. He was fortunate to gain experience in banking and finance from London, Frankfurt and Singapore.  He has worked with and advised investment management firms (Artemis, Columbia Threadneedle, GAM, Hermes, and Invesco) brokers and high frequency traders (CMC Markets, and XTX Markets), banks (Standard Chartered, Aldermore, KT, and Close Brothers) and insurance firms (Just) as well as individual investment funds (Navitas Resources) in areas of pricing and risk. 

Martin Overton

Ethical Hacker/Forensics/Malware and Cyber Security SME

Nick Frost

Principal Consultant

Information Security Forum (ISF) Ltd.

Nick Frost is a Principal Consultant at the Information Security Forum (ISF) Ltd.

Nick’s career in cyber security spans nearly 20 years. Most recently Nick held leadership roles at PwC as Group Head of Information Risk and at the Information Security Forum (ISF) as Principal Consultant.

As Group Head of Information Risk for PwC, Nick designed and implemented best practice solutions that made good business sense, prioritising key risks to the organisation and minimising disruption to ongoing operations. During his time at PwC Nick managed a team that was responsible for the implementation of the global security strategy for PwC set by the Chief Information Security Officer. This included the development and maintenance of the Global Information Security policy and supporting standards, SRA (information risk assessment framework) and PwC’s third-party supplier assessment framework to support the auditing function.

Whilst at the ISF Nick led their information risk projects and delivered many consultancy engagements (including information security policy frameworks) to help organisations implement leading thinking in information risk management.

Having graduated in Geology and Geophysics from UCNW and Oxford Brookes University, Nick embarked on a career in the Oil and Gas Industry. Nick switched over to ‘internet security’ in the late 90’s pioneering the design and implementation of early network security technologies. Nick joined PwC in early 2000, helping organisations to get information risk management right first time including, establishing information security governance committees and providing organisations with a defensible risk posture against the evolving cyber security landscape.

Nick’s combined experience as a seasoned cyber risk practitioner and research lead - designing and implementing pragmatic, risk-based solutions - places him as a leading cyber risk expert.

Yiannis Pavlosoglou PhD, CISSP

Head of UK Chief Information Security Office (CISO)


Dr Yiannis Pavlosoglou, PhD, CISSP is currently head of CISO for the UK at global financial services firm UBS, reporting to the Group Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of the Bank. He is currently Co-chair of the (ISC)² EMEA Advisory Council. Upon completing his PhD in Secure Communications, Yiannis worked for more than 5 years as a penetration tester in London. He then headed up a number of local and off-shore risk assessment teams with a technology focus. His prior position at UBS was that of strategic change manager for Operational Resilience.

Vijay Kumar Velu

Head of Offensive Security Services


Vijay Kumar Velu is a Passionate Information Security Practitioner, Author, Speaker, Investor and Blogger. Currently, He heads the Offensive Security and Digital Forensics/ Incident Response services in BDO UK LLP based in London. He has more than an decade of IT industry experience, is a Licensed Penetration Tester, and has specialized in providing technical solutions to a variety of cyber problems, ranging from simple security configuration reviews to cyber threat intelligence . Vijay holds multiple security qualifications including Certified Ethical Hacker, EC-council Certified Security Analyst and Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator.

Vijay was invited to speak at Multiple National and International Conferences and he has also delivered multiple guest lectures and training on the importance of information security at various business schools around the globe. He has Authored couple of books on Penetration Testing "Mastering Kali Linux for Advanced Penetration Testing - Second Edition" and "Mobile Application Penetration Testing".  For the information security community, Vijay serves as the chair member of the National Cyber Defence and Research Center (NCDRC),India. Out of work, He enjoys playing music and doing charity.

Amba Hotel

Charing Cross,

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