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Education - the Forgotten Protective Security Measure for Critical National Infrastructure

Tuesday, February 17
Breakout 1

Security education (SyEd) programmes work by increasing security whilst reducing risks! This presentation will demonstrate that SyEd is underused in protecting organisational assets against loss, harm or damage events.

Millions of dollars are spent on security technology in protecting organisational assets; especially critical infrastructure. The same organisations budget for security education programmes is a fraction of this, if represented at all. This presentation will demonstrate that a proactive security education programme will support and enhance the levels of organisational security applications, reduce organisational and personal risks and has the potential to create the biggest ‘bang for the buck’ security benefit used by an organisation. The presentation will show that SyEd programmes can be used by any organisation and represents great value for money, in financially difficult times.

Presented by: Andy (Frank) Davis, Managing Director, Trident Manor, United Kingdom

Over the last 30 years Andy has worked for various British governmental organisations including overseas assignments in Uganda, Colombia, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan where he was responsible for the security of British governmental assets and operations.

Andy was the Head of Security for a UAE based developer before establishing Trident Manor (Limited) a security, risk and crisis management consultancy based in the UK but with an international reach.

Andy holds a MSc. in Security and Risk Management, is a Chartered Security Professional (CSyP), a Fellow of the Security Institute (FSyI) and holds CPP status. Andy is an active member of ASIS and the CSO Roundtable, sitting on the CSO Leadership Development Committee and other technical and working groups in support of security advancement.