The SC Forum has firmly established itself as the premier networking event for information security professionals in the UK. The relaxed and informal style, which enables delegates to choose their own programme of workshops, is enhanced by the facilities and comfort of The Oxford Belfry.
This is a unique opportunity to learn from key industry speakers, sign up for a series of interactive workshops, network with peers, and discover new products on show from leading suppliers.
A superb social programme compliments the daytime events. Two evening dinners with speakers and entertainment, will give delegates the chance to wind down and relax in style.
The SC Forum is free to a limited number of qualifying delegates. To find out more, visit www.scmagazineforum.com for full details, or call Simon Blazeby on 020 8267 4542.
John Strange, head of security, National Crime Squad will open the SC Forum with a keynote speech on the threat of organised crime on the internet. He will outline how the National Crime Squad deals with serious and organised crime, both online and offline, and how his organisation works with other law enforcement agencies.
The president of ISSA UK, Richard Starnes, will speak on how to prepare and deal with security incidents and how best to preserve evidence of wrongdoing if you need to call in law enforcement.
SC Forum regular Tamzin Matthew, associate solicitor at Morgan Cole, returns to update delegates on new compliance legislation affecting security professionals and the organisations they work for.
Jericho Forum notable Paul Simmons looks forward to a boundary-less future, while sharing his views about the fast-changing security landscape.
Finally, Detective Inspector Chris Simpson of the Metropolitan Police Computer Crime Unit will focus on the growth of identity theft and the work that law enforcement agencies are doing to prevent it.
A range of leading suppliers will be at the SC Forum. A list of confirmed supplier attendees will be sent out to delegates so they can choose which suppliers they wish to meet, enabling time-efficient and productive meetings to be held in privacy.
The SC Forum focuses on networking and everything is designed to make it easy to for conversations to happen. Coffee breaks, lunches, dinners and drinks receptions will provide relaxed opportunities to discuss issues with peers and others. The workshops and supplier meetings also offer great networking time.
In addition to the organised programme, there are a number of other opportunities to make the most of SC Forum 2006, including small group, networking sessions where delegates will be able to brainstorm ideas and share best practice with their peers.
You Brand Coaching will provide a number of one-to-one training sessions for delegates looking to improve their communications skills and impact back in the workplace.
And finally, when it's time for a break from all that talking, Energise will be on hand to offer complimentary neck and shoulder massages.