Fantastic last headline CyNam event for 2019

A brilliant evening to wrap up the headline CyNam events for 2019!

A huge thank you to everyone who made Thursday night’s CyNam 19.3 event such a success. It was a fantastic evening for a very diverse audience to network, innovate and collaborate and help continue to build and develop the Cheltenham cyber community.

Thank you also to our incredibly generous sponsors: BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, Sopra Steria, Hazlewoods for making the evening possible and to our speakers: Simon Townsend from  PwC UK, Neil M. from ForgeRock, Tim Atkins from Cheltenham Borough Council, Bruce Gregory from Hub 8, Thomas Ballin from Secarma Ltd, the team at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, Cavus Batki from EDF Energy and the senior representative from the National Cyber Security Centre.

Following this, we would like to encourage you to continue giving generously to the fantastic #charity GDA who we have been supporting in the run-up and during 19.3. Please help us support them in all the amazing work they do:

Once again thank you to the fantastic CyNam Board of Directors and to you the community for all your support. We can’t wait to welcome you back next year for CyNam 20.1!

Final speaker announced for CyNam 19.3 - BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

Joining our Cyber Showcase at CyNam 19.3 on October 10th will be a leading cyber security figure from BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, who will be using their time on the stage to talk about their National Security Cyber Accelerator.

This programme aims to support those looking to make a career move into cyber security and could be a great opportunity for the community and to help those people starting out in the industry.

To learn more, register to attend the event at the Jury’s Inn, Cheltenham, 6-9pm. Reserve your seat here:

If you can’t wait until the event to find out more about the National Security Cyber Accelerator, check out their website (

Simon Townsend from PWC UK joins speaker line-up

We’re thrilled to announce a new speaker for CyNam 19.3 – Simon Townsend, Cyber Security Manager at PwC UK.

Simon will be joining us on October 10th at Jury’s Inn, Cheltenham, his talk will be looking at how we must define OT, helping to demystify the terms that surround this highly complex subject. Whilst also looking at ways to bridge the gap between the long-standing safety culture already in place in OT environments with a new security culture.

Sign up for your ticket here to catch Simon’s interesting perspective, as well as other headline speakers.

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence announced as Gold Sponsor for CyNam 19.3

We’re a matter of days from CyNam 19.3 on Thursday 10th October, 6-9pm.

So, we’d like to take the opportunity now to thank our sponsors for helping to make events such as this possible, and the role they play in helping us to nurture Cheltenham and Gloucestershire’s cyber security talent and expertise.

Our Gold sponsor for the 19.3 networking evening is multinational cyber security and technology consulting company BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. As a company within the BAE Systems group, it delivers cyber security and intelligence solutions to help clients protect and enhance their critical assets. As such, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence know exactly what CyNam are trying to achieve as a group, and its generosity helps provide us with the resources to meet our aims to advance the people and businesses within the CyNam community.

If you wish to join us on October 10th, we still have a few places remaining. Reserve your place here:

More tickets released for CyNam 19.3!

Our next CyNam community networking event takes place on Thursday 10th October, at Jury’s Inn, Cheltenham. The topic of conversation for the evening will be the cyber security realities now faced by critical operational technologies.

As well as an opportunity to hear from the industry’s cyber security experts, from the likes of EDF Energy, Secarma Ltd, and National Cyber Security Centre, it will, of course, provide a relaxing evening for networking opportunities. We’re here to help you make Cheltenham the UK’s home for cyber security talent!

Due to popular demand we’ve released 30 extra tickets so reserve one of the final places here: