Join us at WIRED Security to explore top priorities to protect the future of business.

WIRED Security will explore current issues and top priorities for security experts to protect the digital and physical future of business. The event gathers the innovators, disruptors and leaders in security for a day of eye-opening and inspirational stories, case studies and workshops that cover new cybersecurity threats, deal with disruptive technologies and build resilience in a world that’s constantly changing.

Guest Speakers

Kimberly Goody

Director, Cyber Crime Analysis, Mandiant

Kimberly Goody is Director of Mandiant Threat Intelligence Financial Crime. Her team focuses on diverse, financially-motivated cyber threats ranging from ransomware and high-profile payment card fraud operations and SWIFT-related intrusions to broadly distributed banking malware and actors operating on the dark web to monetize stolen information belonging to both individuals and corporations.

Andy Yen

CEO, Proton Mail

Andy Yen is the founder and CEO of Proton, a consumer tech company providing an ecosystem of encrypted services that enables everyone to have full control over their online information. Andy launched Proton's first product, Proton Mail, now the world's largest encrypted email service, in 2014 while still working as a CERN scientist. Since then, Andy has become a respected advocate for online privacy rights.

Eleni Sharp

Executive Product Manager at BBC R&D

Eleni Sharp leads on Personal Data products within BBC Research and Development. Eleni is a seasoned Product Manager specialising in consumer products and services, helping companies develop strategies that can deliver meaningful change. Eleni drives innovation within the BBC by bringing together research and product disciplines to deliver better experiences, more value for audiences and new business models.

Kurtis Minder

CEO & Co-founder, GroupSense

Kurtis Minder is the Co-Founder and CEO of GroupSense where he leads a team of world-class analysts and technologists providing custom cybersecurity intelligence to some of the globe’s top brands. Kurtis is also a world-renowned ransomware negotiator. He has more than 20 years experience in roles spanning operations, design, and business development at companies.

Liz Green

Cyber Resilience & Security Specialist, DELL

Liz Green is a Cyber Resilience & Security specialist that has background in data protection, endpoint and network security and cyber & incident recovery. In 2018, Liz moved to London from the US to support Dell Technologies to expand and lead their European Data Protection Team. After two years in Europe, Liz began to specialise in cyber resilience. Today Liz helps small, medium and large organisations to develop technology strategies that enable recovery from cyberattacks.

Jackie Koven

Head of Cyber Threat Intelligence, Chainalysis

Jackie Burns Koven is a Solutions Architect at Chainalysis where she works with law enforcement, financial institutions, cryptocurrency businesses, and cybersecurity companies. Prior to joining Chainalysis, she served in the U.S. Intelligence Community. She holds a Masters in Public Administration from Columbia University where she was a Research Fellow for Technology & Public Policy.

Dominic Chan

Director, National Digital Identity, GovTech Singapore

Dominic oversees the National Digital Identity (NDI) programme to develop a trusted digital ecosystem centred around a universal identity, Singpass, facilitating data flow and service journeys across agencies and businesses. Dominic and his team collaborate with government agencies, industry partners, and the international community to grow NDI’s universal trust framework for identity, authentication, consent, authorisation, digital signatures, eKYC and data platforms.


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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Welcome Remarks
Greg Williams, Deputy Global Editorial Director, WIRED

The next ransomware threats: trends in criminal behaviour
Kimberly Goody, Director, Cyber Crime Analysis, Mandiant

Lessons in ransomware response
Kurtis Minder, CEO & Co-founder, GroupSense

Responsibly protecting critical data in an age of ransomware
Liz Green, Dell Technologies

Building Singapore’s digital identity system
Dominic Chan – Director, National Digital Identity, GovTech Singapore

Trusted data services for young audiences
Eleni Sharp, Executive Product Manager at BBC R&D

Blockchain and crypto: how to fight back against ransomware criminals
Jacqueline Koven, Head of Cyber Threat Intelligence, Chainalysis

Building an internet where privacy is the default
Andy Yen – CEO, Proton Mail

Closing Remarks
Matt Burgess, Deputy Digital Editor, WIRED

Knowledge Partners

Dell Technologies

Dell Technologies is a unique family of businesses that provides the essential infrastructure for organizations to build their digital future, transform IT and protect their most important asset, information. The company services customers of all sizes – ranging from 98 percent of the Fortune 500 to individual consumers – with the industry’s broadest and most innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud.


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Media Partners

The Global Risk Community

The Global Risk Community

The Global Risk Community is a thriving community of risk managers and associated service providers. Our purpose is to foster business, networking and educational explorations among members.



Seedrs is an online platform for investing in the equity of startups and other growth companies.

Tech Nation

Tech Nation

Tech Nation, the leading scaleup network for entrepreneurs, works to make the UK the best place in the world to grow a digital tech business.

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WIRED is delighted
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Security virtual broadcast,
running as a 90 minute
episode on October 13

About the
WIRED Smarter Festival

For 2021, WIRED is delighted to offer the WIRED Smarter Festival, a two day virtual festival (October 12-13) focusing on the latest innovations and trends shaping the future of business in the Retail, Money and Security sectors.

WIRED Security will be taking place on October 12, WIRED Security on October 13 and WIRED Security will be in the afternoon of October 13.

Illustrations by Emil Paun.

Contact the WIRED Team

Greg Williams

Deputy Global Editorial Director, WIRED

For tickets and general enquiries,
email wiredevents@condenast.co.uk

For sponsorship enquiries: WIRED Security Prospectus

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WIRED Smarter: All Access
Festival License

Access to all WIRED Security virtual sessions, including speeches, panels and Q&A
3-month access to recorded videos of the virtual sessions*
Access to the Networking Portal, which allows you to search for and contact other attendees**
This ticket price includes an annual subscription to WIRED UK Magazine at the discounted rate of only £19
Access to all three events: WIRED Retail, WIRED Money and WIRED Security taking place October 12-13, 2021

£40 + vat

£75 + vat

£150 + vat

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