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The Fight Against Cyber Threats - Event Recap

On the morning of Friday, June 28th, we hosted our event, The Fight Against Cyber Threats, at AMRC North West. It was great to see both familiar faces and new members joining us for a morning filled with insightful talks, valuable networking opportunities and a tour of the fantastic facilities at AMRC North West.

Dr. Joe Burton kicked off the event with a session on “Understanding the Cognitive Effects of Cyber Operations.” He discussed his research and the potential for cognitive cyber operations to enhance cyber deterrence, along with ethical and normative concerns.

Muhammad Yahya Patel delivered an engaging talk on “Fortifying the Digital Fortress: Today’s Cyber Warfare & Threat Landscape.” He explored the current state and challenges of cyber defense, offering practical insights and strategies.

Dr. Ric Derbyshire took us on a journey with his presentation, “Back to the Future: 35 Years of OT Attacks and Beyond.” He reflected on the history and future of operational technology security, providing a comprehensive overview of past and emerging threats.

Attendees also enjoyed a tour of the AMRC facilities, where we got an up-close look at the cutting-edge research and innovation happening right here. The tour highlighted the incredible work being done to advance manufacturing and technology, reinforcing the importance of collaboration and continuous learning in the fight against cyber threats.

A big thank you to our speakers, Dr. Joe Burton, Muhammad Yahya Patel, and Dr. Ric Derbyshire, for their insightful presentations. We also extend our gratitude to all the attendees for their participation and enthusiasm. Lastly, we thank AMRC North West for hosting us and providing a tour of the impressive facilities.

We welcome feedback and suggestions from our NWCSC members for future events and topics you’d like to see. Your input is invaluable in helping us create meaningful and impactful events.

Stay tuned for more events and opportunities to connect!

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