Government IT Security Conference 2020


23 September 2020




Government IT Security and Risk Management (GOVSEC) 2020 – VIRTUALCONFEX – The UKs most important gathering of today’s Government and Public Sector Infosec and Cybersecurity professionals , decision-makers and influencers

Delivering a full virtual program of inspiration and enablement direct to you, streamed from UK and completely online for the first time ever. Watch our live-streamed Plenary Sessions and Seminars to see thought-leaders, best practices, and get the inside scoop on next-generation IS and Cyber policies and strategies across UK Government

At a glance

GOVSEC 2020 – VIRTUALCONFEX is Whitehall Media’s flagship Infosec and cyber security event for UK Government and Public Sector organisations. It has been conceived to help public sector bodies protect the networks, data and services which the UK depends upon. It demonstrates what we can do together as teams, as departments and as organisations to deliver a digital United Kingdom that leads the world in cyber resilience.

Featuring world-class speakers, solutions and opportunities for interaction between the public and private sectors. You will be briefed on the evolving cyber threat and how we must respond as individuals and as a community to keep Britain safe in cyberspace.

GOVSEC 2020 – VIRTUALCONFEX is the authoritative event for the Government and UK public sector infosec and cyber security community.

Join hundreds of senior cybersecurity, InfoSec and senior managers to discuss the risk landscape, how best to detect and defend against attacks through appropriate skills and capabilities and best practice required to protect critical national systems and networks. Through a series of thought leadership and case study webinar presentations we showcase the very best examples of how public bodies are building resilience and utilising technology


Strategic governance

  • Active cyber defence programme {ACD}
  • Incident response management war gaming
  • Cross institutional collaboration post Brexit: CGP & ENISA
  • Measuring Local government cyber resilience
  • Sustainability metrics: technology security
  • ML&AI integration: from pilot to production
  • Cyber security ecosystem accelerators
  • Cyber skills gap: the who, what and why
  • Mapping your security risk factors
  • Cross-departmental continuity planning


  • User-centric IAM frameworks
  • Adapting your security architecture
  • Tailoring your defence capabilities
  • Managing cloud model migration
  • Defending against internal and external threats
  • Identifying privacy enhancing technologies
  • Infrastructure management and governance
  • Managing third party relationships
  • Assessing vendor suitability
  • Mapping legacy system accountability
  • Integrating technology with human-led processes


  • DevSecOps
  • Dedicated functionality
  • Measuring IoT vulnerabilities
  • defending against multiple attack vectors
  • Adopting an end-end approach
  • Design phase supervision
  • Manage user access
  • Integrating third-party management systems
  • Embedded application security
  • Workplace asset management
  • Embedding security into disruptive technologies
  • Ongoing security culture training

Previous Speakers






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