22 Feb 2017
IT Security Risk Management

Having an established and maintained IT Security Risk Management process indicates an organisation which has a systematic approach to identify, assess and manage IT Security risks. Explore how members have embedded this within their organisations

IT security risk management has never been more critical for many organisations. With businesses heavily reliant on IT services and infrastructure, ensuring that risks are quickly recognised, captured and mitigated (where appropriate) is essential. However, organisations face a number of challenges in this regard. 

Brian Ward, Head of Group IT Governance, Security and Planning, Mercedes Benz (UK) Ltd, will present on their approach to risk, and will discuss embedding Risk Management processes into the organisation.

Giles England, Head of IT Security - Policy & Risk Management, and Gareth Riddell, Head of Information Risk Management, BAE Systems, will discuss the way Risk Management is maturing within BAE Systems, moving from a regulatory compliance model to a more holistic enterprise-wide approach.
 

Speakers

Brian Ward

Head of Group IT Governance, Security and Planning, Mercedes Benz (UK) Ltd


Summary

Brian has a unique perspective to IT Risk, as for the majority of his career in major multinational companies, he has been on the other side of the "fence", delivering change on behalf of the business.  He will explain how he has used this knowledge to develop an appropriate IT risk culture in a dynamic and fast growing business.

Giles England

Head of IT Security - Policy & Risk Management, BAE Systems


Summary

Giles has over 30 years’ experience in Information Technology, with over 20 of these being in Information Assurance type roles (Security and Internal Audit).

Gareth Riddell

Head of Information Risk Management, BAE Systems


Summary

Gareth is currently the Head of Information Risk Management, working within the BAE Systems Enterprise IT Services team.  He has a project management background, including being one of the companies SMEs is project risk management but has moved into IT Security to establish an enterprise security risk management approach for the organisation.


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