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AnitaB.org London: Cyber Security Event – Can Technology Combat Financial Crime?

April 3, 2019 · 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Cyber-attacks are on the rise, these can impact our personal devices and also has a huge impact in many business areas. At this event, we cover the 12 steps you should follow for personal and home usage. This will then be followed by a discussion recent technology trends and share learnings that are being used in the FinTech industry to combat cyber-attacks, including the impact of AI, Cloud, Encryption, and Big Data to the Financial Services tech landscape.

Speakers on the night include:

Dr. Ellison Anne Williams is the Founder and CEO of Enveil.

She has over a decade of experience spearheading avant-garde projects in the areas of large scale analytics, information security, and privacy, computer network exploitation, and network modeling at the National Security Agency and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. She is accomplished in the fields of distributed computing and algorithms, cryptographic applications, graph theory, combinatorics, machine learning, and data mining. Ellison Anne holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics (Algebraic Combinatorics), an M.S. in Mathematics (Set-Theoretic Topology), and an M.S. in Computer Science (Machine Learning).

Alex Cesar Global Head – Enterprise Data Platform Technology at Refinitiv

Alex has delivered many presentations in the Financial Industry and for Thomson Reuters over more than 20 years. She presented at Sibos in Osaka about the impact of technology on the Financial Industry, and also presented at many Diversity Forums as a role model.


5:30pm – 6:15pm Registration
6:15pm – 6:20pm Welcome introduction
6:20pm – 6:40pm Introduction to the challenges faced and how cybersecurity affects us all
6:40pm – 7:15pm Discussion on how cybersecurity is tackled in Fintech.
7:15pm – 8:30pm Close and networking over drinks and nibbles
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April 3, 2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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