Lisa Ventura

CEO and Founder of the UK Cyber Security Association

Lisa Ventura is an award-winning Cyber Security consultant and is the CEO and Founder of the UK Cyber Security Association (UKCSA), a membership association that is dedicated to individuals and companies who actively work in cyber security in the UK.

She has over 10 years’ experience in the cyber security industry and is passionate about raising awareness of being more cyber aware in business to help prevent cyber-attacks and cyber fraud.

She is a thought leader, author and keynote speaker and has been published in various publications globally.

Her first book “The Rise of the Cyber Women: Volume One” was published in August 2020. Lisa is also an advocate for women in cyber security, the cyber skills gap and neurodiversity.

Lisa is part of the Advisory Group for the newly created West Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre, sits on the board of Think Digital Partners and is part of Cyber Security Valley UK.

My Sessions

Data Discovery: What Skeletons are Hiding in Your Unstructured Data?

Unstructured data is a compliance risk. Examples of this type of data can include the content of email messages and spreadsheets through to business plans and intellectual property. In this session we ask: where does your critical data reside? Who has access to your sensitive, classified data? And what policies, processes and remedial actions do you have to protect your data? We cover best practice on the most effective strategies that today’s security leader’s use when it comes to protecting data.

Data Protection and Security in the Cloud

As the cloud environment continues to develop and new mechanisms are introduced which affect organisations’ strategies, opportunities and risks grow in complexity. This session discusses likely technical developments and how practitioners can analyse their own processes to ensure they are fully taking advantage of them.