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27
Aug 2015

'Cyber Defence at War' Panel Discussion at DSEI 2015

L-3 TRL's CTO, Steve Mason, will be chairing a 'Cyber Defence at War' panel discussion with a panel of leading cyber experts at DSEI 2015.

The panel discussion is taking place in the Security & Special Forces Zone, North Hall, ExCeL, London at 13.00 on Tuesday 15 September.

Steve will be joined by cyber experts:
• Professor Roy Isbell - international advisor on Cyber Security and co-founder of the Cyber Security Centre WMG, University of Warwick
• David Woodfine - Cyber consultant and Director of Cyber Security Associates LLP, responsible for leading the UK MOD’s Security Operations Centre
• AVM Jon Rigby - Cyber Director at AlixPartners LLP and former Director of Cyber, Intelligence and Information Integration at UK MOD

During the session, the panel will discuss the interconnectedness between modern battlefield systems and how information systems that are connected like never before create an entire new cyber-attack surface.

Watch our video to learn more about Steve’s panel discussion:



Steve is a cyber and information security expert with 15 years’ experience working for both Government and commercial organisations. Currently leading L-3 TRL’s Advanced Cyber Solutions development, he drives the technical vision and direction for the company in the Cyber arena and has extensive experience in technical strategy development and cyber systems architecture design.

As former Technical Director for Cyber at HM Government, Steve designed and delivered a new, national pan-government cyber programme of work; growing it into a successful £75 million programme in two years.
Steve started his career as a software developer at the Communications Security Establishment in Ottawa, where he was on the Government of Canada fast-track leadership development scheme. This quickly led to a secondment in the UK, where he has remained since 2004.