Session 1 - Protecting Scotland's Critical Digital National Infrastructure
8:30 AM - 9:10 AM
Registration & Networking
9:10 AM - 9:15 AM
Chair's Opening Remarks
9:15 AM - 9:25 AM
Building our Strengths and Capabilities in Cyber in a Post-Pandemic World:

Positioning Scotland as a leader in data and digital security 

9:25 AM - 9:40 AM
Keynote Speech: Building Public Trust and Resilience in our National Cyber Security Systems and Critical Digital Infrastructure.
Ensuring a safe and prosperous digital economy in the future will depend on how we work across sectors to enhance our cyber defences  
9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Refreshed and Renewed: A Cyber Resilience Action Plan for Scotland
Working to integrate cyber across a broad range of government digital platforms and strategic plans 
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
A New National Cyber Strategy for Police Scotland:

Keeping People Safe in the Digital World is an ambitious programme that will see Police Scotland move more of its resources and capabilities to protecting people from harm online. The traditional beat is moving onto new ground.

10:15 AM - 10:55 AM
Expert Panel: How will Scotland's Cyber Leaders Collaborate and Respond to a wide scale Cyber Attack

How would public sector agencies come together in the event of a cyber attack on critical national infrastructure? Join our panel of international cyber experts from government, police and partner agencies who outline the resilience challenges and opportunities of building Scotland's reputation as a leading cyber nation.

10:55 AM - 11:10 AM
Networking & Refreshments
Session 2 - Masterclasses & Knowledge Exchange Sessions
12:15 PM - 12:50 PM
Networking & Theme Discussions
Session 3 - Building Cyber Resilience Across The Public Sector
12:50 PM - 1:05 PM
Defending Government IT Services Against Cyber Attack

The appointment of the Scottish Government's first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and the inclusion of cyber on the national risk register is a step change in how government is treating the war against cyber criminals. Join this session to find out the Cyber Security and Defence (CSD) unit is protecting SCOTS network infrastructure from cyber risk.

1:05 PM - 1:20 PM
Spinning Up Resilient Services in Record Time, and Supporting Secure Cloud-Based, On-Premises and Legacy Systems

Ensuring the integrity of the NHS's national IT estate and that the quality and security of service across critical business systems remain without breach.

1:20 PM - 1:35 PM
Working to Protect Local Government from the Increasing Range of Cyber Threat Vectors
Resilience levels among local authorities have been put to the test during lockdown with councils most likely to be targeted by ransomware attacks according to leading industry surveys. With the move to remote working - and a commensurate shift to cloud-based platforms - this session explores how Scottish councils are dealing with cyber harm on their networks.
1:35 PM - 1:50 PM
1:50 PM - 2:00 PM
Questions from the audience
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Networking & Refreshments
Session 4 - Building a More Trusted Digital World
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Building a Cyber Ecosystem That Can Support Domestic Resilience and Act as Growth Catalyst in Overseas Markets

The Cyber Cluster approach taken By Scotland's tech trade body - ScotlandIS - is helping to build resilient supply chains that can position Scotland as a leading cyber nation.

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Pioneering Innovation Can Secure Cyber Systems by Design. It Takes Leadership to Change The Approach
Industry is leading the way on developing innovative cyber systems that protect customer data from breaches that - if successful - would carry a potentially catastrophic reputational risk.
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
How Dundee is Building a Global Reputation for Cyber Excellence

The city's cyberQuarter’ will be a cluster of academic and industry activity, offering expertise in applied research and access to a range of public sector support for local businesses and public bodies

3:15 PM - 3:55 PM
Expert Panel
3:50 PM
Conference Close