Programme List - CRN On 14 May 2019
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Programme

 

08.30 – 09.00

Registration & Breakfast

09.00 – 09.10

Opening Remarks
Sara Yirrell, Freelance Journalist and Consulting Editor, CRN & Channelnomics

09.10 – 09.30

CRN Research
Sara Yirrell, Freelance Journalist and Consulting Editor, CRN & Channelnomics

09.30 – 10.00

Webroot: The current cyber-security market
Adam Nash, EMEA Sales Manager, Webroot
  • What are the biggest threats to business?
  • What are the biggest threats to customers?
  • How can you over-come these risks?

10.00 – 10.30

A costly business: ransomware
Joey Koonsombat, Head of IT, Thames & Hudson
  • Global ransomware damage costs are predicted to exceed $11.5bn annually by 2019, with an attack on business every 14 seconds by the end of next year.  
  • How do you convince your customers to invest in the appropriate security measures without being accused of scaremongering?
  • What impact can these types of attack have on business?

10.30 – 10.50

Morning Break

10.50 – 11.20

Threats of the future
Mike Robinson, Group Operating Officer, TechPulse Group
  • What upcoming threats should the channel be aware of?  
  • How should the channel be preparing for these issues?  
  • How can this translate into an opportunity with customers?

11.20 - 12.05

Panel discussion: Keeping security simple
Dr Louise Bennett, Co-Chair of the Privacy and Consumer Advisory Group, Cabinet Office
Steve Burden, Security Product Manager, Daisy
Chris Dunning, Co-Founder & CEO, TechQuarters
Julian Dyer, Chief Technical Officer, Cobweb Solutions

Moderator: Sara Yirrell, Freelance Journalist and Consulting Editor, CRN & Channelnomics
  • With the number of threats growing annually – what are the channel focusing on?
  • How should you approach customers when it comes to security?
  • Are customers aware of the threats they face, and are they prepared?
  • Should security be sold as an integrated solution, or as a stand-alone product?

12.05 – 12.15

Closing Remarks
Sara Yirrell, Freelance Journalist and Consulting Editor, CRN & Channelnomics

12.15 – 13.00

Lunch