Wednesday 20th October 2021, 16:00 (BST)

Approaches to identifying cyber risk in your supply chain

Join this SupplyChainTalk to answer some of the biggest questions facing the supply chain industry including: 

  • How do you know if you are at risk when your suppliers are reluctant to share their security measures?
  • With the rush to digital transformation in the supply chain, how has your risk exposure increased?
  • What vulnerabilities are attackers looking to exploit and what can you do about it?

Featuring:

Duncan Brock

Leadership Team at CIPS, SupplyChainTalk Host

Duncan Brock is a member of the leadership team of CIPS. He’s had a specific interest throughout his career on implementing category management and developing the skills and capabilities of procurement teams. His procurement experience comes from working for Ford, Mars, Black & Decker, NTL (now Virgin Media) and RSA. He is also a CIPS spokesperson for conferences and media interviews on supply chain matters.

Mark Bromley

Director, Sourcing & Supplier Management, Mastercard

As Director for Mastercard Products & Services, Mastercard Labs (Innovation & R&D practice) and the Cyber Intelligence functions, I lead the strategic sourcing strategies and supply chain initiatives across these global divisions.

I have designed a new process for Mastercard to work with and on-board Start Ups and Fintech’s (reduction from 2 months to 2 weeks) and this process has now rolled out across our Business. This is fundamental to support our MC Labs and Products teams who work closely with a unique supply chain.

I also lead the Supplier Diversity agenda for Mastercard in EMEA focusing on working with women owned and ethic minority owned businesses aligned to our corporate diversity strategy.

Dr Sam De Silva

Partner, CMS UK

Dr Sam De Silva is a Partner in the IT and Outsourcing team. Sam specialises in strategic and complex IT and telecommunication projects including all forms of cloud computing (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS), outsourcing (IT, BPO and off-shoring), system development and supply, system integration, software licensing, support and service agreements, acting for both users and suppliers. Sam also regularly advises on data protection, privacy, cyber-security and PCI DSS issues.

Sam is deeply immersed in the technology sector and at the forefront of related policy issues, representing the UK on a number of international committees. This market intelligence supports clients in their strategic planning and future proofing of projects. Sam is also heavily involved with procurement best practice, having just completed a 4 year term on the Global Board of Trustees at the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).

Sam has written and spoken extensively on IT and outsourcing and is regularly called upon by the industry as a thought leader in these areas. He has been interviewed in the press, on the radio, and webinars and on television (including BBC Click and Channel 4 Dispatches). Sam is one of very few solicitors to be a Fellow of CIPS (FCIPS), Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS) and a Chartered IT Professional (CITP). Sam has post-graduate degrees in information technology and business administration, so he is well aware of the commercial, business and technical issues facing both users and suppliers of technology. Sam has had in-house industry legal experience, having been seconded to Accenture UK for 9 months as a Senior Legal Counsel.

Sam has been named in Who’s Who Legal: Telecommunications, Media & Technology (TMT) 2017 as one of the world’s leading TMT lawyers. As well as being an English qualified solicitor, Sam is also a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia, and has been involved in some of the most cutting-edge IT and outsourcing projects in those jurisdictions.

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