Security - What Matters?

2 November New Babylon The Hague

Keynote presentation by Martin Borrett, CTO IBM Security Europe

The future challenges and grand themes for cybersecurity

In this session we'll discuss the challenges of cybersecurity and IBM's vision for cybersecurity research and development. We will examine the importance and increasing relevance of a multi-disciplinary approach, and how partnerships and co-operation with academia are key to progress. Skills, and the ability to innovate, adapt and drive change have also become key factors in addressing cybersecurity.

Martin Borrett is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and CTO IBM Security Europe. He advises at the most senior level in clients on policy, business, technical and architectural issues associated with security. Martin leads IBM's Security Blueprint work and is co-author of the IBM Redbooks "Introducing the IBM Security Framework and IBM Security Blueprint to Realize Business-Driven Security" and "Understanding SOA Security".  He is Chairman of the European IBM Security User Group community and a member of the Royal Society's Cybersecurity Research Steering Group. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, and a Chartered Engineer (CEng) and member of the IET. Martin has a passion for sailing and has represented Great Britain; he is also a keen tennis player.