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Lectures and Conferences

Newrisk Limited has an established record of delivering presentations at both private and public events. Internal talks to organisations and government entities are available on request and can be tailored to suit clients' requirements. Newrisk Limited is also able to deliver conference papers and after dinner talks on a variety of topics and topical events, including those subject areas set out in the expertise area of this site.

To request or discuss a proposal for a lecture or conference talk, please contact Newrisk Limited directly.

Recent Lectures and Conference Talks

A sample of recent lectures and conference talks include:


For further details of previous presentations, please refer to the relevant areas of expertise which are accessible under the site menu. To request Newrisk Limited's assistance in connection with a proposed lecture or conference talk, please contact Newrisk Limited directly.

Sally Leivesley


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          BREAKING NEWS

  • TEG7
  • Cyber Threats
In response to the Paris & Brussels attacks, Newrisk Ltd has become part of The Exercise Group7. The TEG7 LLP is a dynamic team drawn from cyber & former special defence fields to exercise organisations & governments on emerging terror threats.  The TEG7 profile can be seen at www.teg7.co.uk.  The level of casualties from shooting attacks (as with the Bataclan (France) in 2015; Brussels airport (Belgium), Ataturk airport (Turkey), Nice beach (France) & Berlin Christmas Market (Germany) in 2016; & La Reina Nightclub (Turkey) in 2017) are the result of military style incursions by terrorists determined to maximise casualties.  Home grown terror threats are increasing in many countries - the New York & New Jersey bombs found in 2016 & the numerous disrupted plots in the UK, Germany & France - indicate serious changes in terror capability which may be made more dynamic as ISIS fighters return to their home countries.

Cyber threats are changing from loss of data & privacy to loss of control of business systems & more seriously reconnaissance attacks on critical infrastructure including energy grids.  The fragility of highly connected systems will become more serious in 2017 with open system dependencies (driven by business innovation).   Degraded capacity operations will become essential if persistent attacks affect critical infrastructure.  Exploiting cyber weaknesses are (i) criminals with ransomware & (ii) nation states aiming to disrupt, deter or signal capability against target countries.  The Ukraine power attacks remain a lesson for critical infrastructure losses.  Aviation remains the industry ‘canary’ for cyber failures & cyber forensics must evolve to close open investigations (as in the case of MH370).