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12 - 15 September 2023

Excel - London

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Becky Pinkard

Ms Becky Pinkard

Heard of Global Cyber Defence, Vodafone

Appointed to the ‘100 Global CISOs for 2020’ list and awarded ‘CISO of the Year, 2020’ by SC Awards Europe, Becky Pinkard is a renowned practitioner and commentator on the information security sector.

A security transformation expert, Becky has been working within information technology and security since 1996, and has an excellent ability to distil highly technical concepts for an executive audience. Becky’s broad information security expertise is coupled with in-depth, technical capabilities around cyber security and data monitoring, vulnerability and risk assessment, web application security and policy development.

Becky is an active advocate for promoting diversity and inclusion in business and is a co-founder of the ‘We Empower Diversity in Start-ups’ (WEDS) group. She has been a CyLonmentor since 2017, providing cyber security, operations and client success guidance to entrepreneurs. She also co-hosts a monthly podcast, Cyber Warrior Princess, focused on current cyber security related commentary.

Becky was a SANS Certified Instructor for over a decade and served as a GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst advisory board member and on the Strategic Advisory Council for the Center of Internet Security. She co-authored "Nmap in the Enterprise" and "Intrusion Prevention and Active Response, Deploying Network and Host IPS". Becky has shared her expertise in numerous publications, both written and in live interviews all over the world, including: The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, ChannelPost, The Telegraph, The New York Times, BBC News, Channel 4 News, and more.


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