Security for Mobile Devices
Securing your mobile devices in an international enterprise
20 June 2012 | RIBA, London, UK
Dr Mike Short, President 2011/2012, The Institution of Engineering and Technology and Vice President, Telefonica
Mike’s career spans 37 years in electronics and telecommunications, with the last 24 years in mobile communications. After working for Philips, Landis and Gyr, and BT, he was appointed in 1989 as Director of Cellnet (now part of Telefonica and branded O2 UK) dealing with major infra-structure investments and commercial agreements. In 1992 the focus moved to launching Cellnet’s GSM service and establishing roaming agreements. He also handled international business development and helped to win overseas mobile licenses and undertook some of the first mobile training in India.
He was elected Chairman of the Global GSM Association for 1995/96 and served on its Executive Board for five years. In February 1996 during his tenure he chaired the first of 10 annual Mobile Congresses in Cannes, France, started the annual GSM awards and GSM A website. He helped create the GSM A Regional interest groups and a stronger data focus on texting and mobile email. He was a board member of the WAP FORUM and founder board member of Open Mobile Alliance (OMA), as well as being active in the UMTS FORUM. Mike also chaired the UK Mobile Data Association 1998 - 2008, and was until recently its Honorary President.
He has also served as a member of the UK Home Office Internet Task Force, UK OSAB (Ofcom Spectrum Advisory Board), Home access to Broadband committee, the UK Government Trade and Investment ICT Sector advisory board and its advisory committee on London 2012. He has chaired since its inception in 2007 the Steering Board for TSB supported Digital Communications KTN (now ICT KTN). He has been board member of UK Child Council for Internet safety and an IET Trustee since 2008.
After looking after Cellnet’s 3G strategy and external relations he was appointed VP Technology for O2 Group in 2000, prior to demerger from BT, and its later acquisition by Telefonica.
Mike’s focus today is on European Public policy that relates to innovation, whether research, the responsible use of mobiles or new business development. This includes a focus on advanced mobile services and data applications including mobile learning, smart metering, transport telematics and connected healthcare.
In the last five years Mike has also been appointed visiting Professor at Surrey University, De Montfort, Lancaster, and Leeds Universities and to the boards of Coventry University and Ravensbourne College. He was awarded an honorary Doctorate in 2008 for services to the Mobile Communications industry. He is a Fellow of IET/BCS/RGS/ Royal Academy and a Member of the Royal Television Society.
Darren Argyle, IBM Global Security Solutions Market Leader, IBM UK and Ireland
Darren is an accomplished senior manager at IBM, over fifteen years of business information security experience, with broad expertise in providing hands-on leadership, strategic security direction and product development. Darren is certified professional (CISSP, CISM) with a lively but disciplined approach to advancing secure business in global open-networked environments.
He represents IBM on both global and UK external security forums, including; Information Security Forum, Centre for the Protection National Infrastructure (CPNI), Cloud Security Alliance UK Chapter etc. In 2010 Darren was nominated to sit on the board of the Jericho Forum, a leading international IT security thought-leadership association dedicated to advancing secure business in a de-parameterised world.
Charles Brookson CEng FIET FRSA M.Inst.ISP
Charles worked recently in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills of the United Kingdom Government for 12 years, and is a Professional Electronic Engineer. He previously was Head of Security for one2one (now T-Mobile UK), and worked within British Telecom for twenty years before. He has worked in many security areas over the last 30 years, and mobile radio for over 25 years. He looks after Security Consultancy for Azenby Ltd.
He has been Chairman on the GSM Association Security Group for 20 years. He has been working the GSM and 3GPP security standards, first chairing the Algorithm Expert Group way back in 1986. He is Chairman of the NISSG, a group that was set up to co-ordinate security standards amongst the three European Security Standards Organisations and other bodies outside Europe. He is also Chairman of ETSI OCG Security, which is responsible for security within ETSI He is was on the Permanent Stakeholders group of ENISA, The European Network and Information Security Agency.
Nick Forde, Mobile Evangelist, Enterprise Mobility space
Nick Forde is a Mobile Evangelist and has been in the Enterprise Mobility space for over 13 years. He designed a mobile device security app in 1999, has run Global Enterprise Mobility Teams at BP and Novartis as well as senior roles in Product Marketing and Product Management for Mobile Applications and Services in Enterprise Mobility.
Most recently he has been advising Fortune 2000 companies on mobile apps and the security issues associated with these. He has worked closely with Apple and others in defining the security best practices that enterprises should adopt.
Andy Gudgeon, Cabinet Office
Mike Hawkes, Chairman, Mobile Data Association
Mike has extensive experience and a high profile in the mobile and Internet communications industry, with a proven track record for innovation and delivery of numerous patented technologies relating to consumer protection, security and mobile data systems. Mike currently sits on a number of Government Advisory Panels and presents at international security conferences.
Within the industry, organic growth and rapid technological change has introduced challenges for technology developers and consumers alike. Mike Hawkes is committed to ensuring that mobile data users have access to robust systems that support clearly defined services and promote secure mobile commerce.
As Chairman of the Mobile Data Association, Mike contributes to press articles and conferences relating to mobile data strategies. He has co-authored two books, and is a seasoned broadcaster having produced and presented numerous television/radio programmes.
Mike’s privately funded Research and Development company, MH Invent Limited, provides IP sales/licensing services for his technology patents and applications.
Siân John, UK Security Strategist, Symantec
Siân John CISM, CISSP is a security strategist for the UK and Ireland at Symantec. As such she serves as the security CTO for the UK and Ireland enterprise business, engaging with senior individuals from customer organisations and feeding back their requirements to Symantec’s security business unit.
Siân leads Symantec’s engagement with large customers, working with contacts at a senior level to understand their business priorities, and providing guidance on security and risk management issues.
Siân has worked in the IT industry for over 18 years, both as a security architect and as an independent security consultant, working on projects to map customers’ business requirements to security solutions. She is a frequent speaker at industry events and a media commentator on a range of security-related topics.
Chris Kozup, Senior Director, Europe, Middle East and Africa Marketing for Aruba Networks Inc.
Chris Kozup is the , based in Paris, France. He joined Aruba in March 2011 and is responsible for the company’s marketing strategy and execution in the region. Chris has worked in several countries and has extensive experience in B2B technology marketing.
Prior to joining Aruba he was Director of Mobility Marketing at Cisco, where he was responsible for the market management and solutions marketing of Cisco’s $1.3 billion Wi-Fi business.
Other roles include Program Director at the META Group where he was the primary analyst for enterprise networking solutions, including Wireless LAN, Unified Communications and Switching and Routing. Chris holds and a MBA from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain and a BA degree from Ohio University, USA.
David Rogers, Mobile Technology, Cyber Security & Standards
David (@drogersuk) is working on Mobile Technology, Cyber Security & Standards for the UK Department for Business, Innovation & Skills. He is a mobile phone security expert who runs Copper Horse Solutions Ltd, a software and security company based in the UK. He has worked in the mobile industry for over 13 years in security and engineering roles.
David holds an MSc in Software Engineering from the University of Oxford and a HND in Mechatronics from the University of Teesside.
Cesare Garlati, Sr. Director of Consumerization, Trend Micro
As Sr. Director of Consumerization at Trend Micro, Cesare Garlati serves as the evangelist for the enterprise mobility product line. Cesare is responsible for raising awareness of Trend Micro’s vision for security solutions in an increasingly consumerised IT world, as well as ensuring that customer insights are incorporated into Trend solutions. Prior to Trend Micro, Mr. Garlati held director positions within leading mobility companies such as iPass, Smith Micro Software and WaveMarket. Prior to this, he was senior manager of product development at Oracle, where he led the development of Oracle’s first cloud application and many other modules of the Oracle E-Business Suite.
Cesare has been frequently quoted in the press, including such media outlets as The Economist, The Register, The Guardian, ZD Net, SC Magazine and CBS News. An accomplished public speaker, Cesare also has delivered presentations and highlighted speeches at many events, including Gartner Security Summits, IDC CIO Forums, GSMA Mobile World Congress, CTIA Applications and the Mobile Computing Summit.
Cesare holds a Berkeley MBA, a BS in Computer Science and numerous professional certifications from Microsoft, Cisco and Sun.
Ollie Whitehouse, Director and Consultant, Recx Ltd
Ollie Whitehouse is a Director and consultant at Recx Ltd. Recx is a niche security consultancy and development outfit founded in 2009 with the goal of bringing experience and expertise from organizations such as DSTL, Logica, Symantec and RIM under one roof. Prior to joining Recx in December 2011 Ollie was Manager for Security Research & Assessment at RIM (BlackBerry) in EMEA for four years.
Ollie has previously published research on the security of mobile telecommunication networks, mobile devices and protocols. Since working at Recx he has published papers and articles on diverse ranges of topics. These topics have included software security debt in modern software development and deficiencies in modern software vulnerability mitigations.