Supply Chain Assurance: Why it Matters and How Defence has addressed the Challenge

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Daniel Selman, Cyber Industry Deputy Head, UK Ministry of Defence   Daniel Selman, Cyber Industry Deputy Head, UK Ministry of Defence

 

Before joining the MOD, Daniel Selman initially trained as a Librarian and worked in university and media libraries. His roles involved managing MOD web services before moving in 2008 into the field of Information Assurance. There he is jointly leading the MOD’s response to the Burton Report and Data Handling Review and developing a focus on incident management, industry engagement and information security policy.

Two years spent working as the Chief of Staff to the MOD Chief Information Officer followed before Selman moved to his current role leading the MOD input to the Defence Cyber Protection Partnership – a Government / Industry initiative to improve the protection of the defence sector from the cyber threat.

Speaking at the upcoming annual Global Cyber Security Leaders 2

Speaking at the upcoming annual Global Cyber Security Leaders 2016 summit, from his unique position, Selman will give an insight presentation on the Supply Chain Assurance: Why it Matters and How Defence has addressed the Challenge.

Given the looming changes facing Europe following the Brexit vote, how will data protection and the cyber security industry be affected in Europe and abroad?

I don’t think it will be, the planned EU General Data Protection Regulation will still impact on the UK, both because we will be doing business with suppliers and organisations in the EU who will still be governed by GDPR and because the ICO has made it clear that the changes GDPR proposes are those they think the UK should adopt as best practice regardless.

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