Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security

Penny Endersby – Cyber defence: learning from conventional protection.




Abstract:  The world of cyber threat and defence is young and rapidly changing.  However the continual arms race between weapons and armour has been established and studied for thousands of years.  This talk will explore whether there are useful parallels between theories of cyber and conventional protection.  Areas covered will include layered protection, determining “good-enough” protection and benchmarking the performance of a protective system, including an overview of Dstl CDCAT tool for assessing the capability of cyber defence.: