GOVSEC & CyberGov

Government IT and Cyber Security

30 November 2023

Victoria Park Plaza Hotel, London

GOVSEC & CyberGov November 2023








Key Experts



The GovSec conference exceeded my expectations. The speakers were engaging and knowledgeable, and the sessions were well-planned and thought-provoking. Thank you for organizing such a fantastic event!

Chief Information Security & Risk Officer – Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

I had a fantastic experience attending GovSec. The discussions were very relevant to my work, and I learned a lot from the presentations and seminars. The conference was well-organized, and the staff were very helpful and accommodating. I would definitely attend again.

CTO – Met Office

The conference was an excellent platform for learning and networking. The topics covered were very informative and the speakers were experts in their field. I was able to gain new insights and learn about the latest trends in IT security and risk management. Highly recommended!

Serious Fraud office – Cyber risk & assurance officer

The UK’s premier Government IT security & risk management event connecting enterprise with business 

Hosting the leading experts and solution providers within government and public sector infosec and cybersecurity

In the age of constant crises in which security, risk, governance and compliance standards are being tested by a variety of threat factors and actors, the need to defend the government and the wider public sector is more apparent than ever. These are just some of the reasons why GovSec & CyberGov 2023 will be the most important coming together of the leading experts and industry providers yet.

At the 10th annual Government IT Security and Risk Management conference, we will provide the perfect platform for an eclectic mix of industry experts and solution providers, all of whom have been carefully selected with you, the audience, in mind.

GovSec & CyberGov 2023 will deliver the most relevant, tailored, content-rich government security conference in Europe. With a host of guest speakers from a diverse range of backgrounds, disciplines, and roles, we promise to deliver on our reputation.

Join us at GovSec & CyberGov 2023 as we look to defend the UK from state-sponsored cyber-attacks, understand the role played by new and emerging tech in security and defence, integrate government with IT, and create the space for greater communication and collaboration between the public and private sector.

Reasons to attend

GovSec & CyberGov 2023 will be structured in such a way as to ensure that all levels of expertise, degrees of responsibility and particular areas of responsibility within government security are accounted for. Whether you attend in order to immerse yourself in the plenary sessions, have a specific seminar session in mind or wish to speak 1-1 with one of our industry partners in the exhibition space, Whitehall Media has you covered.

  • Better understand why achieving cross-government security nirvana is such a never-ending task
  • Discover how to harmonise the use of biometrics to verify identities across government
  • Learn how to address the neurodiversity and the security skills gap
  • Understand how the internationalisation of cyber-warfare
  • How to set a strategy that is meaningful for all
  • Review best practice examples of successful TPM
  • Achieve better data with better security
  • Manage threat & response in the age of remote working
  • Ensure system-wide security by design at all stages
  • How local Government is building resilience
  • Behavioural challenges for information governance
  • Put the Sec in government DevOps
  • Context-Less Authentication and the Pan NHS Authenticator Strategy
  • Security incidence management: what’s your master plan

Featured Speakers

Be inspired by our speakers made up of key industry figures and thought leaders.

Michelle Corrigan

Programme Director – Better Security Better Care, National Care Association

Erick Thek – seminar

Cyber Threat Intelligence Manager, Trend Micro

Eoin McGrath – Seminar

Solution's Engineer, Threatlocker

Max Linscott

Director, Market Strategy

Andrew Gogarty

Chief Technology Officer, Secon

Stuart Wiggins

Strategic Threat Advisor, CrowdStrike

Eoin McGrath

Solution's Engineer, Threatlocker

Richard Cassidy

Field CISO, Rubrik

Dr. Ravinder Singh

Modernising Technology Programme Manager, Cabinet Office - Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO)

Erick Thek

Cyber Threat Intelligence Manager, Trend Micro

Programme & featured topics

Check out the conference topics to discover how the day will be calibrated.

From keynote presentations, industry-leading technical use cases, product demos and solution provider-led breakout sessions, GovSec & CyberGov 2023 is packed full of highly relevant, tailored and content-rich presentations designed with you in mind.

Solution Provider Seminars

A central feature of Whitehall Media’s award-winning events is the solution provider-led breakout sessions.

Our industry-leading seminars provide delegates with an opportunity to attend an expert-led session of their choosing with a recognised global brand leader in cybersecurity. With its own dedicated suite, you will have the opportunity for 1-1 questioning whilst connecting with like-minded peers who are experiencing pain points similar to yours.

Previous events

A particular highlight of GovSec & CyberGov 2022 was Stuart Frost BEM, Head of Enterprise Security & Risk Management, DWP, posing the question of why delivering an integrated security approach enabling business objectives is so challenging.

Stuart went on to look at why a risk-driven approach to security is so challenging in today’s delivery-focused environment and provided some real-world examples of how he has successfully managed to do so in the many senior roles he has held across government.

At a Glance

At a glance-why should I attend this event?

By attending GovSec & CyberGov 2023 you will be giving yourself the best opportunity possible to learn, develop and grow as an infosec, risk management or cybersecurity professional. You will also provide yourself with an opportunity to discover the latest tools and techniques being deployed across government and business and how best you can positively impact your workplace through the utilisation of technology-led innovations.

At a time of increasing complexity and uncertainty, being cyber secure is surely the first duty of all frontline workers tasked with maintaining operational continuity and business security. Register today to ensure that you do not miss out on the opportunity to listen to keynote presentations, select a breakout session of your choosing, or visit the online exhibition space to speak to our sponsors and check out some of the latest products that the market has to offer.

By attending GovSec & CyberGov 2023 you will

  • Immerse yourself within a highly tailored and dynamically structured conference space
  • Have the opportunity for one-to-one discussions with industry-leading experts
  • Hear from the leading solution providers within the GovSec market
  • Discover ground-breaking case studies in the keynote conference hall
  • Increase your understanding of the latest security research and product development
  • Connect with hundreds of like-minded individuals from a range of government departments
  • Share your problems and successes in our networking hall


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