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ITV, Sky, News Corp, Google and HBO to take part in IBC Cyber Security Forum

IBC has revealed the line-up of speakers for its exclusive event on Cyber Security, part of the new of the C-Tech Forum launched this year. The invitation-only event that will be held on Friday 15th September will allow businesses to gain the latest insights into the threat posed from cyber attacks, including the most common risks and how to mitigate them. Delegates will also learn how adopting a good cyber security policy can offer competitive advantages in the marketplace.

Key speakers include Elaine Bucknor, Group Director, Strategy, Security & Governance – Sky; Jeff Kember, Technical Director Media – Google; Latha Maripuri, Global CISO & Deputy CTO – News Corp’ and Paul Lynch, Director, Technology Management Office – ITV. Andreas Schneider, CISO – SRG/SSR and Steve Fridakisi, Vice President Media & Tech Operations – HBO, will also take to the stage,

Lynch commented: “With such a broad range of risks and vulnerabilities to manage, comprehensive monitoring and analysis of network and device behaviour alongside well practiced incident playbooks are critical to the defense of any broadcast company.”

As a prequel to the Cyber Security Forum, IBC will be hosting a webinar titled ‘Broadcast under attack: Protecting content and defending infrastructure’ on July 20th at 16.00 GMT. The session will cover how high-profile attacks on broadcast and media players are on the increase and what the threat landscape looks like as well as highlighting what the new attack surfaces are and how broadcasters and media companies should approach cyber security. Speakers include Brian Brackenborough, CISO – Channel 4; Richard Welsh, CEO, Sundog Media Toolkit & VP of Education – SMPTE and Cameron Brown, Cyber Expert – Legal Forensic.

For webinar registration please visit

The webinar will also be available on demand at

The Cyber Security Forum, held at IBC and sponsored by Akamai Technologies, Fortium Technologies and Microsoft, will bring together Chief Technology Officers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Information Security Officers and Chief Digital Officers within media and broadcasting to have a candid conversation with open floor debates and networking sessions. These delegates will also receive a complimentary Platinum Pass to the IBC Conference and Exhibition with access to numerous benefits, including accommodation in a 4* hotel in the City of Amsterdam, complimentary airport ‘Meet and Greet’ service on arrival and transfer to your hotel or the RAI, exclusive VIP networking drinks reception and a private exhibition tour.

Delegates can register their interest at