Brian Lord OBE, Managing Director of PGI CYBER, will be guest speaker at Digital Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

15 Jan 2015

Brian Lord OBE, Managing Director of PGI CYBER, wi...

London, 22nd December 2014 / Sciad Newswire / Brian Lord OBE, Managing Director of PGI Cyber, will be attending the first edition of “Digital Tuesday” in 2015 as one of the main guest speakers, along with Peter Martin of the Thomas Carroll Group PLC.

The upcoming Digital Tuesday, dubbed “Resilience & risk: Cyber security uncovered”, will take place on January 6th, 2015, in Newport. The event will bring to the table current issues such as the cyber threats that businesses have to face nowadays, risk identification and management, as well as resilience building. PGI Cyber’s Brian Lord OBE will scrutinise the current internal and external risks posed to companies of all sizes, steps that can be taken to reduce the risk and the opportunities that can arise from embracing the growing demand for cyber security skills and expertise. Along with Peter Martin, Brian will provide expert insights on 2015’s cyber threat landscape and address the legal liabilities and compliance obligations connected with the cyber security issue. “Cyber security is a much publicised threat; often dramatised and made more complicated than necessary.  Hyping up a threat in a scaremongering way is a surefire way to ensure that organisations don’t take it seriously. The threat can’t afford to be ignored, but it is pretty straightforward to understand and manage in a balanced and proportionate way, and need not be expensive. Managing the cyber threat properly can put an organisation in a strong and advantageous trading position and puts cyber security where it belongs: as an operational risk that is examined through a business lens, and not the lens of excitable sci-fi journalism”, comments Brian Lord. Registration for the event is now open and free. The attendees will also have the chance to network with other Digital Tuesday participants before and after the event.


For more information regarding Digital Tuesday, visit:

About Brian Lord OBE

Brian joined PGI in September 2013, after 21 years with GCHQ, Brian left GCHQ as their Deputy Director for Intelligence and Cyber Operations. Brian served in a wide range of roles for GCHQ, at home and abroad, and has deep experience drawn from many years’ experience across the breadth of Intelligence and Cyber operations. He is a leading thinker in the area of Cyber Warfare.

About PGI Cyber

PGI is a privately owned UK business offering integrated, intelligence-led risk management training solutions to combat the growing cyber threat. PGI specialises globally in the secure protection of its clients’ assets: human, physical, legal, intellectual property, financial and operational. PGI Cyber is one of only a few companies to have met the highly stringent criteria for accreditation with the internationally respected Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST). All its core cyber staff are trained and accredited to a high standard and where necessary have relevant UK government backgrounds and experience. PGI Cyber Academy has developed advanced cyber training courses and leads the UK market in immersive training methodologies. Its tailored range of courses is aimed specifically at those organisations and individuals who work to protect them from the growing threat of cyber-attacks.

Note to editors:

For press information, contact Ruxandra Gheordunescu Tel: 07749 124 359.

Share this article


Your free global geopolitical
risk dashboard

PGI’s Risk Portal tool provides daily intelligence feeds, country threat assessments and analytical insights, enabling clients to track, understand and navigate geopolitical threats.

The Risk Portal gives users up-to-date information and analysis on global affairs.

The Risk Portal allows users to visualise information in a unique and instantly understandable way. Mapping filters enable the visualisation of incidents by threat category, time period, perpetrator and target type.

Risk Portal users can upgrade their accounts to include the Report Builder and Country Profile Generator features. The Report Builder allows users to select information, data and images from the Risk Portal and create bespoke reports and emails.

Subscribers to PGI’s Bespoke services receive tailored analysis on specific sectors and geographies of interest, delivered at a frequency they determine.

Visit the Risk Portal

Subscribe to our Cyber Bytes Newsletter

Keep yourself in the loop with PGI by signing up to our Monthly Cyber Bytes email. You will receive updates, tips and narrative around what has been happening in the world of information security.

Get in touch today

For more information on how we can help you or your business, please contact us via:

Related News

CISMP, CISSP and CISM - what's in an acronym?

20 Mar 2017

There is a wide range of different security courses available, and a mind-boggling array of certific...

Read news article

International Womens Day - Pioneering Women in Tec...

08 Mar 2017

Pioneering Women in Technology – Katherine JohnsonThe Oscar season has been and gone. The...

Read news article

Law Firms and why they need cyber security

06 Mar 2017

Suffering a data breach can be devastating for any company but for law firms the impacts can be part...

Read news article
Back to the News Hub

Follow us

+44 (0)207 887 2699
©2017 PGI - Protection Group International Ltd. All rights reserved.
PGI - Protection Group International Ltd is registered in England & Wales, reg. no. 07967865
Registered address: Cascades 1, 1190 Park Avenue, Aztec W, Almondsbury, Bristol BS32 4FP