Catherine Chapman

Cyber Security Journalist and Founding Board Member, InfoSec Hoppers

Catherine Chapman is an experienced journalist and founding board member of InfoSec Hoppers, a Manchester-based information security skills and diversity group.


My Sessions

You’ve Been Breached! Now What?

What are the key steps to effectively deal with a security breach? Join this session for a step-by-step guide to incident response. We discuss:

  • Surveying and containing an incident, how to carry out a post-incident review and short term remedial actions to enact
  • Gathering evidence, engaging with regulatory bodies, seeking counsel and notifying affected parties
  • Lessons learned and updating controls and processes
Host
  • Catherine Chapman, Cyber Security Journalist and Founding Board Member, InfoSec Hoppers
Speakers
  • Farooq Naiyer, Chief Information Security Officer, ORION
  • Branko Džakula, Chief Information Security Officer,  Kaia Health
  • Ste Watts, Head of Security Operations, Aldermore Bank
  • Rebecca Perry, CIPP/US/G, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Exterro
How Secure is Your Data?

Supersized data sets are becoming more common with the advent of big data - and increasingly vulnerable. What can organisations do to secure their big data and prevent breaches? This session looks at:- Better governing data access- Mapping where your data sits within unstructured data repositories, on-premise and in the cloud- Securing sensitive data assets, in transit and at rest- Visibility and technical control mechanisms, policies and processes to protect data- Understanding the risks of your unstructured data and limiting collection, use and storage.

Host
  • Catherine Chapman, Cyber Security Journalist and Founding Board Member, InfoSec Hoppers
Speakers
  • Karthik Selvaraj, Lead Cloud Architect, Telecommunication Industry
  • Dr Claudia Natanson, Chair of Trustees, UK Cyber Security Council and listed as Top Technology Influencer by Financial Times
  • Colin Henderson, VP IT & Information Security, OneTrust
Secure Work Anywhere: Mitigating Cyber Risks in the post-Covid-19 Environment

Malicious actors are exploiting current shifts towards hybridised and home working to increase their rate and scope of attack. This session explores:

  • Identifying risks facing organisations in the 'new normal'
  • How remote working increases the attack surface
  • How home offices can be turned into criminal hubs
  • Minimising risks of shadow IT - maintaining control of IT and resources
  • Endpoint security - bolstering preventative protections, continuous detection and response capabilities
Host
  • Catherine Chapman, Cyber Security Journalist and Founding Board Member, InfoSec Hoppers
Speakers
Fact or Fiction: Is There a Cyber Skills Gap?

There is much discussion of a skills gap within cybersecurity. But is there really a lack of qualified candidates on the job seekers market? Or are employer expectations limiting the talent pool? Is the picture the same globally? What are the regional differences? In this session we explore how the industry can address the skills gap and the work that is being done across the full talent and training pipeline, including on non-traditional routes into the profession.

Host
  • Catherine Chapman, Cyber Security Journalist and Founding Board Member, InfoSec Hoppers
Speakers
  • Gary Fildes, Cyber Security and Information Security Principal Instructor, Office for Nuclear Regulation
  • Jawad Khalid Mirza, Chief Information Security Officer, Askari Bank and Chairman Cyber Security Forum – Pakistan Banking Association
  • Confidence Staveley, Founder & Executive Director of CyberSafe Foundation