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Breakfast Briefing S3 E8: Cyber Security – Be afraid, be very afraid!

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30th April 2021 @ 8:00 am 9:00 am

Guest speakers: 

Dr. Tooska Dargahi

Lecturer in cybersecurity and the programme leader for MSc Cybersecurity at the University of Salford

Dr Tooska Dargahi is an active researcher and has an established track record in the field of security and privacy in different areas, such as the Internet of Things (IoT), smart cities and Software-Defined Networks (SDN), as well as applied cryptography. She is interested in finding security and privacy threats and attacks to networked systems and propose potential prevention/detection/mitigation methods.

Andrew Giles, Technology Lead at Golden Marzipan

Andrew Giles is the Technology Lead at Golden Marzipan. As an expert software engineer, he is responsible for aligning the group with a strong technical direction. In a supportive way, he’s been establishing a technical vision, while managing the technical quality of team deliverables. Among his many responsibilities, Andy also runs the group’s Agile Tech alongside the ICT risks. Having previously worked as an IT director of two housing associations, he’s always been driven by honesty, integrity and loyalty. 

Our speakers aim to cover:

  • Objectives of Security
  • Types of Hackers and phases of hacking
  • Privacy challenges in smart homes
  • Where to seek for advice

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