Join us for the International Conference on Cyberforensics & Cybersecurity 2018


Canterbury Christchurch University, 12th January 2018  

Organised by Canterbury Christ Church University and sponsored by the British Computer Society Cybercrime Forensics Specialist Group

Theme: Making UK and Europe a Safer Place to Work and Live On-line
Venue:  Canterbury Christ Church University
Date: Friday, 12 January 2018 (0930 – 1700)

7Safe Talk Title: Ransomware Forensics: An incident responder's perspective

Incident responder, Ian Howard, will draw on experience from real incidents to examine ransomware attacks; from initial infection with live demonstrations of attack techniques including drive-by-downloading, to possible data recovery with forensic methods. How to take a proactive approach to not just ransomware but malware and cyber breaches in general will be discussed by gaining a better understanding of cyber threat hunting.

Ian has over 13 years in digital forensics and incident response. Initially a forensic investigator in Hertfordshire Constabulary, progressing to be their Investigation Manager, before moving to 7Safe. In his current role, Ian delivers incident response, threat hunting and digital forensic investigations and is a registered expert witness. He also designs and delivers practical training in digital forensics and cyber security.






0945 – 1000


1000 – 1045

Opening Keynote - NCSC Name and Title TBC

1045 – 1130

Cybersecurity in an Ever Changing World

Prof Alastair Irons, Chair BCS CCF SG (Confirmed)

1130 – 1145


1145 – 1300

Ransomware forensics: an incident responder's perspective

Ian Howard, Cyber Threat Hunter at 7Safe (Confirmed)

1300 – 1345


1345 – 1430

Capacity building - a cooperative process

Yves Vandermeer, Chair Europol ECTEG (Confirmed)

1430 – 1515

Legal use of Blockchain Technology

(speaker from Finland Police TBC)

1515 – 1530


1530 – 1615

Security Framework for IoT

Floren Cabrera F. de Teresa, CEO, Bitbond Ltd (Confirmed)

1615 – 1700

(Title, Name) HMRC (Confirmed)




 NOTE: The full programme will be announced in early January.