A Double Dose of Debate at May's RANT Forum

You lucky, lucky people. Not only is RANT gearing up for its second annual day-long conference in a couple of weeks (details here – and sign up soon, it’s nearly full), but this month’s regular RANT Forum offers a double helping of information-security plain-talking, as two experienced and respected professionals tackle a different hot-button topic. […]

So How Was It for You? Reliving RANTCon via Twitter

It was “emotional, controversial, and highly entertaining,” declared RANT Events founder Simon Hember at the close of yesterday’s second annual RANT Conference. And while he would say good things about his own event, the genuine delight that infused his valedictory address was very clearly genuine. Translating the chat-over-a-pint atmosphere of the long-running RANT Forum format […]

Hundreds of security professionals flocked to the RANT conference in June

Acumin has been running its monthly RANT events for the last seven years and it all started from humble beginnings. IT forums are nothing new, but when attending the ones available at the time, Acumin founder and managing director Simon Hember and the team noticed the real value in these gatherings was found afterwards in […]

Q&A with Ed Gibson, speaker and panellist at tomorrow’s RANT Conference

Can we have a sneak preview of what you’ll be talking about at the panel discussions? I think provocative would be the word. All of us have attended conferences; we hear from the same people about the same things. Each panel member has so much experience that it will not be the same discussions about […]

Next week’s RANT Conference attracting some of the IT industry’s biggest names

IT professionals from around the country are currently preparing for this month’s RANT Conference, which is now merely days away from taking place. The Risk and Network Threat Forum (RANT) Conference has been run by Acumin since 2007 and this month’s event is being held in St Paul’s London, in the heart of the UK’s […]

Q&A with Alan Edwards, Integralis

Integralis recently released the results of a survey into online data protection and trust. What was the key takeaway figure from that research? (http://integralis.com/en/about-integralis/integralis-in-the-news/nid-00241/one-in-four-customers-admit-they-do-not-trust-companies-to-secure-their-personal-information-online/) If you look at organisations today, many will have implemented a security strategy based on perimeter defence. The principal is simple, build a wall high enough to keep the bad guys […]

Q&A with Stephen Bonner, speaker and panelist – RANT Conference

Let’s start by hearing a sneak preview of the talk you’ll be giving at RANT? It will be on the subject of cyber war. The way some people talk about it annoys me, so that makes me passionate. It annoys me when people use phrases like “Digital Pearl Harbour” and compare the proliferation of cyber […]

Top industry professionals set to flock to London for the upcoming RANT Conference

June’s RANT conference will see a selection of top IT Security industry professionals take to the stage. The RANT Conference in St Paul’s London is a little under a month away now and anticipation amongst information security professionals is growing by the day. On June 11th 2013 a full day of enlightening, informative and engaging […]