Session abstracts


Connecting the dots: How to reduce the risks around card payments
Megan Baldwin, Consultant, WPM Payment Security

With an increase in security threats towards the HE/FE sector, it really is not the time to be ignoring the responsibility to secure payment card data. When putting this into context for payments, you need to be thinking about whether your payment acceptance activities are adding to the risk or reducing the risk of a breach occurring.


The Challenge of Security Awareness during a Global Pandemic
Garry Scobie, Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, University of Edinburgh

This presentation looks at how the road map for security awareness at The University of Edinburgh was changed by Covid-19 and the move to remote working and teaching. It includes some examples of real-life attacks on the organisation which helped shape our thinking on awareness training. The presentation concludes with some new initiatives and plans for the future.