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Verisign

 

When

13/12/2010

Sponsor

Verisign

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Guest feedback.

A very enjoyable and informative evening. Head of Information Security, Retail Organisation I did enjoy the debate (as always, this is the time I think the participants get most out of).

CISO
Financial Organisation

Excellent evening, I thoroughly enjoyed it especially the technicalish presentation. The debate may have led some who did not realise the threat to change their minds.

Head of Information Security
Media Organisation



Thank you for a very pleasant and valuable evening. Well organised with great content, lively discussion and a high quality delegate list. Of particular value was a contact I made to address a very pressing business issue which I was otherwise struggling to close out. I look forward to joining you again soon

Head of Information Security
Network Rail

A well organised event with all the right things combined to make an excellent evening; like minded professionals, good food, valuable discussion and presentations and a fun atmosphere.

Well done and I look forward to participating in future events.

IT Assurance Manager
Shell



A very enjoyable evening, lively debates as usual and a very topical.

Information Security Officer
Financial Organisation

Super event – the vendor presentations were informative and educational providing some great insight to the various ways of dealing with the internet DDoS threat landscape – also good to get the latest news on the market consolidation in this field.

The debate was very interesting and revealed a lot about the way industry peers are approaching the problem (or not) as the case may be. I welcomed the opportunity to discuss these issues with the Verisign SME’s.

Senior Information Security Manager
Financial Organisation

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Sourcefire

 

When

15/11/2010

Sponsor

Sourcefire

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Guest feedback.

I really enjoyed the evening, it was a perfect opportunity to debate and discuss the hot topics that are pertinent in Information Security & Risk with my peers, (with a bit of laughter thrown in!) who are never short of an opinion or three.

I particularly liked the ability to speak my mind without a salesman or vendor trying to push their solution to fix my particular problem or gripe.

The setting was very grand and generated a good atmosphere. I will definitely be attending again in the future.

Head of Group Information Risk
Centrica

 Good discussion, appropriate & stimulating vendor input. Food good as well! CISO, Pharmaceutical Organisation Excellent sales free informational presentations from Sourcefire. Good debate and discussion. Great event, good location, great food.

CISO
Communication Organisation

A well run event, in a beautiful location, with interesting attendees and lively banter. Thoroughly enjoyable though, thanks for inviting me.

Head of Information Security
Not for Profit Organisation 

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Aveksa

 

When

25/10/2010

Sponsor

Aveksa

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Courion Corporation

 

When

20/09/2010

Sponsor

Courion Corporation

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Sponsor feedback.

I was pleased with the attendance and interaction, good folks attending who were open to exploring the issues – and in the end useful prospects and connections for us.

CEO
Courion

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Guest feedback.

A very interesting meeting and for us, quite topical

Information Security Officer
Daiwa Capital Markets

I thought the evening was a good balance of sales presentation of debate. Also an excellent opportunity to see how others are coping (or not) with the identity and authorisation issues. Many thanks for inviting me. CISO, Financial Organisation Good mix of people. Good choice of topics – made people speak. Good speakers – they provoked conversation which was great. Good environment for dinner – nice and central, quiet and comfortable. Stimulating conversation – learnt a few things and it challenged some of thinking so served the purpose for attending. I thought the Chair did a good job at “correcting / steering” the conversation back on track.

Global Technology Risk Manager
FTSE 100

The event was well organised and was able to achieve the fine balance required between sales and marketing from the sponsor organisation, innovative insight from a guest speaker and challenging debate from attendees. The quality of discussion held was excellent and well prompted to ensure that all attendees had the chance to participate, matched only by the fine cuisine and dining experience provided to all attending.

Overall, an excellent event with a good mix of industry professionals representing a cross section of requirements and security challenges. I would welcome the opportunity to attend similar such events in the future.

Global Head of Security & Compliance Management
SABMiller

Location: Excellent. Food: Excellent. Agenda: Well managed and there was good opportunity to discuss issues. The moderation worked well in keeping things on track and stopping things going off on a tangent.

Sponsor: Informal presentation format was effective as everyone in the room understood the problem space so there was no need for the use of screen shots or a demonstration to get the point across. The balance between the vendor and Lord Erroll’s presentation worked well as the vendor is always going to biased to what their solution does but Lord Erroll raised some interesting points to consider.

Executive Director
Financial Organisation

Senior security representatives from a variety of sectors are given the opportunity to analyse an evolving area of security interest with a security visionary and leading vendor in that space. The conversation explores the evolution of the threat, the impact on the diverse participating organisations, the anticipated threat development and the whole series of measures that might be deployed to mitigate it.

Iain chairs the event and orchestrates a lively debate over dinner in sumptuous surroundings. A great way to develop your network, debate the security issues of the day and develop insight into some of the key challenges that we face.

CISO
Communications Organisation

Courion’s talk was interesting – I think some slides to frame the discussion may have helped and was keen to learn more about their current offerings and strategic vision and how they see their customers requirements changing with regard compliance requirements and risk management.

Head of Information Security Risk
Financial Organisation

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Validsoft

 

When

16/08/2010

Sponsor

Validsoft

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Guest feedback.

I found the event to be very informative. I think that the format worked well and was well chaired.
As to the product and technology being spoken about, it’s certainly of interest. Overall, a very good event.

Director, Information Risk Management
Financial Organisation

Very enjoyable evening. The topic under discussion were very relevant to me, working in the financial sector, and the general discussion was very lively and informative.

Regional Head of Information Security
Financial Organisation

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Arcsight

 

When

01/06/2010

Sponsor

Arcsight

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Guest feedback.

Great evening – excellent company.

The evening was ever, well structured. Really good debate and discussion and also engagement from around the table.

ArcSight were challenged on a number of fronts and I felt that they issues were intelligently handled in a positive light.

The sessions were well managed in that all who wanted to could contribute without straying too far from the points being raised.

I certainly learnt from my peers and from ArcSight.

Please convey my thanks for the evening and for the lovely (unexpected) gift.

Head of IT and information Assurance
Openreach, BT

An excellent evening.

The Capital Club is a great venue.

The evening’s discussion was lively and informed with very good informal presentations from ArcSight’s CEO and Director of Security Operations and Consulting.

I found the session informative, it was great to hear the experiences of others, make some new contacts and to catch up with some familiar faces.

Director, Information Security
Nomura

This was my first experience of the Executive Dinner for CISOs and I half expected to be subjected to a sales pitch from the sponsoring organisation. I was very pleasantly surprised to find that it was actually a two way conversation with the sponsors (ArcSight) being genuinely interested in what we had to say (existing customers and non-existing customers alike).

It was useful to be able to share and exchange information with peers from other organisations with a good range of people with technical and policy responsibilities.

Head of UK Security
Financial Organisation

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Sourcefire

 

When

10/05/2010

Sponsor

Sourcefire

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Sponsor feedback.

The feedback I received from the representatives from Sourcefire who attended the executive dinner on Monday was extremely positive.

The quality of the attendees was second to none.

We were pleasantly surprised at how much information the guests were willing to share with each other and with us. It really gave us an insight into what issues the group were facing and what is on their priority list.

We look forward to working with you on another event later in the year.

EMEA Marketing Manager
Sourcefire

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Guest feedback.

A thoroughly interesting meeting with sound advice on optimisations for various implementation scenarios, plenty of discussion and challenging questions.

Head of Information Security
Financial Organisation

Very interesting debate and discussion. Topic was of interest, always good to see where the market is heading and how people’s strategies are developing.

These are always well organised events with the right level of Security and Risk managers invited.

Head of Information Security & Risk
Financial Organisation 

The event was both an enjoyable and informative way of sharing best practice around intrusion management. I found the interactive nature of the presentations quite useful. The open session at the end was particularly enlightening. Thanks for organising this and please pass on my thanks to Sourcfire.

Manager of Security, Governance, Risk & Compliance
Energy Organisation

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Verdasys

 

When

19/04/2010

Sponsor

Verdasys

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Guest feedback.

As usual a fabulous location and dinner

Head of Information Security
BBC




Good event. Well attended with a broad range of organisations and experience. Presentation covered a very broad range of functionality.

Head of Information Security
Financial Organisation

Good discussion. The location is very convenient with good facilities and food.

Global Head of Security Architecture
Financial Organisation

 

The evening was very enjoyable and each of the presentations interesting. The roundtable discussion during and after dinner provided a great opportunity to share opinions and gaining an understanding of perspectives from different industries.
Another resounding success!

Regional Head of Information Security EMEA,
Financial Organisation

An enjoyable, relaxing evening – presentations were good and informative, as were the discussions.

Information Security Manager,
Financial Organisation

Very interesting testimonial; a good overview pitch; and some challenging discussion from the guests. I plan to find out more about the product as the devil is in the details as to whether I will be able to make a business case for using it!

Head of IT Risk
Financial Organisation

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ncc group

 

When

22/02/2010

Sponsor

ncc group

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Sponsor feedback.

We have had very positive feedback and will look into booking another event soon for other areas of the business.

Head of Marketing

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Guest feedback.

An excellent evening that was very valuable and correctly focussed – great debate – right balance and good atmosphere with great opportunity to network – thoroughly enjoyed and now wish I had been to more!

Group Chief Security Officer, Aviva Plc

It was a thoroughly refreshing opportunity to engage in open and free debate about topics prevalent to our industry. The collective mix of supplier, customer and vendor created the right blend for passionate yet constructive debate. Whoever said security was boring?

Head of UK IT Security, BNP Paribas Securities Services

A thoroughly enjoyable evening; it’s a good selling opportunity to a knowledgeable crowd. The discussions were particularly relevant and thought provoking.

IT Operational Risk Manager, Miller Insurance

Thanks for inviting me to this event - It was a very good session yesterday with interesting debates.

Director IT Risk, Financial Organisation

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Arcsight

 

When

18/01/2010

Sponsor

Arcsight

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Sponsor feedback.

Information Security Solutions did an absolutely amazing job getting attendees for this dinner at very short notice (dinner on 18th, starting the invitation process on the 8th).

Not only did they manage to get the correct number of attendees there (there were no cancellations and, in fact, an additional attendee), but the majority of attendees were actually from our wishlist.

Thank you very much to Iain & his team.

Insa Winkelbrandt
EMEA Marketing Manager
ArcSight

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Guest feedback.

A very enjoyable and interesting event, it was really good to network with heads of security and discuss a security issue together with the vendor together.

Global Information Security
Barclays Capital

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