Cybercrime Speakers are in much demand as the world experiences a dramatic rise in the number of Cybercrimes. They are wreaking havoc and in some cases, huge ransoms are being demanded. With Cybercrime becoming more and more prevalent it makes for an important and topical discussion, which is perfect if you’re looking for something a little different in an after dinner speaker.
The Colonial Pipeline, a major oil provider on the East Coast of America paid the attackers $4.4 million (with much of it recovered by the U.S. government. Due to this cybercrime widespread gas shortages occurred.
Other companies such as KIA Motors, Travelex and Australia’s Nine Entertainment many more have been affected badly. Even the budget airline EasyJet fell victim of a cybercrime. In their case the personal information of nine million customers and their credit card information of over 2,200 customers was taken.
Cybercrime is now a huge issue for organisations all over the world. There are over one million new data breaches every hour. These crimes come at a huge financial burden to organisations.
It is costing businesses thousands, even millions each year. It is estimated cyber-crime costs the UK economy £27bn per annum, £21bn attributed to UK businesses. There are many industries affected and they are providers of software and computer services, and financial services. However no one is safe as many in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, and electronic and electrical equipment suppliers have discovered.
Our Cybercrime Speakers
There are many reasons you would be looking for a cyber speaker. You might need them to provide their expert opinions or discuss new trends to your IT teams. Alternatively, companies are now looking for speakers to educate and train staff to make the company more prepared and less vulnerable to attacks.
Companies are now realising that they are one careless email or click on a phishing email away from a serious data breach. Therefore if all employees are trained and aware of these things the risk to the business is vastly reduced.
At The Speakers Agency we have a number of highly regarded cyber-crime speakers all of which are industry experts are celebrity speakers in their field. Please call to discuss your event brief in more detail and we can make specific suggestions to match your brief.
A selection of our Cybercrime Speakers
Kate talks with authority on various areas of technology and digital transformation. Speaking regularly at Cybersecurity conferences, her clients include Intel, Kaspersky and Infosec. Kate also delivers keynotes at digital strategy events and policy meetings, and hosts the IBC Cybersecurity Summit each year. Passionate about inspiring the next generation of technologists, she enjoys delivering lecturing in schools and universities too. She has reported in cybersecurity for BBC Click. Winning multiple awards for the best technology blog, she was listed as one of the top 50 most influential women in UK IT by Computer Weekly magazine twice. She also writes sci-fi and fantasy with has had two novels published.
Alexis is best known as the man who identifies, uncovers and helps us to protect our businesses and ourselves, against scams. As a charismatic and engaging keynote and after-dinner speaker, Alexis employs his knowledge of the dark and deceptive world of hustling, pickpockets and con-artists to speak candidly on the risks and security threats constantly faced by businesses, and to deliver important messages on the shrewdest ways to protect against the ever-increasing number of scams. His recent clients include IBM, the RSA Security Conference, Experian, RBS, Halifax, Aviva, Facebook, Porsche, VISA, The Metropolitan Police and the City of London Police Fraud in Action Unit.
Kate Bevan is a journalist and broadcaster with more than 20 years of experience of talking and writing about technology and digital security at a senior level across the industry. Best known as a technology writer for the Guardian, Kate regularly appears as an expert guest one a regular basis. She is best known for explaining technology, social media, the internet and digital security stories on BBC TV and radio news programmes. These include Newsnight, BBC World, the BBC News Channel, Radio 4’s Today programme, PM and The World Tonight. She is also a regular expert guest on Sky News programmes. She has an innate ability to explain complex issues such as Bitcoin, encryption and Silicon Valley companies’ strategy.
Thomas is a truly astonishing and impressive tech futurist, ethical hacker and speaker. He focuses on harnessing new technologies and showcasing innovative applications. The audiences love him and he has been booked by companies around the world. His clients include Dell, IBM, Apple, Reddit, Microsoft and Samsung. Thomas delivers talks at various high-end tech conferences as an entertaining alternative to the usual delivery. He doesn’t teach people how to hack but he does highlight how very easy it is to be hacked whoever you are and wherever you are. He is one of the most outstanding Cybercrime Speakers. Acting as a consultant to tech companies and start-ups Tom advises on innovation, He also creates artistic content to communicate technological advancements.