14 April 2016
Building an effective and dynamic cyber defence capability: A practitioner’s perspective.
Background:Luke Beeson is responsible for all BT security services for UK and Global Banking and Financial Markets customers. Luke spent two years building and running BT’s new cyber defence capability and is now taking the capability created to protect BT to market. He will talk about his observations from a practitioners perspective touching on the rise of behavioural cyber defence the importance of visual analytics and the need to focus on people and process in an increasingly competitive security technology market.
Luke is Vice President of Security for BTs UK and Global Banking and Financial Markets customers. He is a Chartered Engineer and member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology. Prior to joining BT Luke worked for Honeywell on Industrial Security projects in the Oil and Gas sector, predominantly in the Middle East.
Since joining BT nine years ago he has had a number of roles all with a focus on Service Delivery and more recently Security Service Delivery.
Previously General Manager of BTs Cyber Defence Operations Luke spent two years in this role building and running a team of Security experts to counter the ever increasing cyber security threat.
Before this Luke was General Manager of BTs Metal Theft Task Force responsible for all BTs activities to minimise the impact of cable theft on its customers. As well as driving a number of internal initiatives to minimise the service impact of cable theft he also worked externally with Industry partners, Law Enforcement Agencies and Government to help increase the level of collaborative working to tackle the problem ultimately resulting in changes to legislation.
As Vice President, Security UK and Global Banking and Financial Markets Luke is now working to take BTs continually evolving security capability to market.