Live discussion: How to keep your charity cyber safe
Join this Third Sector Insight webinar, as we address the importance of educating and affecting change around cyber security in charities.
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Gareth Packham is Director of Information Security and Data Protection at Save the
Children International (SCI), responsible for delivery of organisation’s IT security and
data protection management functions. Gareth is also the Chief Information Security
Officer for the Save the Children Association (SCA) where he is responsible for
supporting and enhancing Member’s own information security programmes.
He is also part of the NCSC's Charity Sector Trust Group.
Gareth joined SCI in June 2021 and has held senior IT and Information Security
leadership positions in a number of different sectors including professional services,
Higher Education and Charities. With a track record of developing and delivering
effective information security programmes, Gareth has a wide range of experience in
information risk management, auditing, network and security architectures, data
protection compliance, privacy management and cyber-incident response. Gareth
holds current CISSP and CISM information security certifications and has
participated in a number of cross-sector working groups and conferences.
Gareth is based at the London office and lives in Buckinghamshire with his wife and
two children. In his spare time Gareth is a keen runner, a school governor and chair
of his local Scout Group.
An experienced professional, speaker, mentor, and podcaster; Michala spent 20 years in IT and has over 10 years’ experience leading information governance and security programmes across local government,healthcare, and charity sectors. As founder of Cybility Consulting, she demystifies cybersecurity for leaders, enabling them to better protect their organisations. Her podcast and YouTube channel, CybilitySavvy, offer bite-sized cybersecurity advice and fascinating conversations with leaders and experts. She has contributed to work with the UK National Cyber Security Centre, sits on the advisory group of the South-East Cyber Resilience Centre, and formerly on the BCS Information Risk Management and Assurance (IRMA) Management Committee.
Stuart has worked in both technology, and strategic roles in the not-for-profit sector for 20 years – in International Development, in Housing and now in a Military charity. At RBL, the challenge is to use technology and data to improve how we deliver welfare provision, better enable those who support the organisation to play the role that can have the most significant impact for beneficiaries.
In his time as CIO at the British Legion, Stuart has overseen the development of a technology function to embrace the challenges of not just delivering an IT service, but also leveraging technology to help the organisation deliver on its mission.
Stuart is a regular public speaker, and thought-leader within the sector, and has been recognised as one of the UK’s top CIOs. Over his career he has regularly contributed to Charity IT Leaders discussions around how the role of a CIO within the NFP sector can be effective in supporting organisations through change.
Ian took up the post of Technical Director of the National Cyber Security Centre on 3 October 2016, prior to which he was Technical Director of Cyber Security and Resilience at GCHQ.
As the UK Government's "chief cyber security geek", Ian leads on developing defences to manage cyber threats and fostering technical innovation to find undiscovered solutions to protect the UK from large scale cyber-attacks and day-to-day malicious cyber activity.
He has been instrumental in crafting fundamental changes to the UK's strategy on cyber security. His national scale approach to combating cyber threats is borne out of a deep understanding of the unique challenges posed by global interconnectivity and the opportunities to do things differently.
Ian was awarded a PhD in Computer Science from Warwick University.
Editor at Third Sector magazine UK