2023 Cyber Resilience Summit

The Journey to Cyber Resilience

Event Material

Cyber Resilience Guide

Cyber Resilience Summit Presentation




Keith Bucknall

Founder and CITO

Pioneering Cyber Resilience

Engage with leading expert and thought leader, Keith Bucknall. Keith is a highly experienced senior IT Technologist and visionary leader, with a passion for transformation, tech, business process and emerging trends. He thrives on enabling business get the most out of technology, and supporting senior executives. The focus of his career has been on driving forward major transformational technical programmes, shaping the functionality of technical operations, and advising senior management on how IT can add value to the enterprise. With a visionary approach, Keith is pioneering a new era of cyber resilience that improves on safeguarding organisations and elevate the entire industry’s approach to cyber resilience, in a cost effective approach.


Victoria Lomax

Head of Virtual Services

Fortifying the Future with Cyber Resilience

Victoria Lomax is a respected IT specialist who has spent the last 7 years working with over 500 IT, Technology and Cyber Security Service providers and enterprise IT teams on improving their cyber security posture, reducing digital risk and understanding cyber security frameworks and best practices. At the forefront of the rapidly evolving field of cyber resilience, she has emerged as a key contributor in providing world-class cyber resilience services and strategy to organisations across multiple industries globally. In addition to providing an overview of cyber resilience, Victoria will also explain why organisations should be empowered to anticipate, withstand, and recover from cyber attacks.


Tor Gudmestad

Account Manager

Human Firewall

Tor is an accomplished Account Manager with usecure, a premier human risk management cybersecurity company. Tor’s journey in the realm of cybersecurity began as a passion-driven mission to fortify the digital world against evolving threats. Today, with years of experience and a deep understanding of the ever-shifting cybersecurity landscape, Tor is a trusted advisor for businesses of all sizes. usecure stands at the forefront of modern-day cybersecurity. With an unwavering commitment to protecting businesses from human risk, Tor is your go-to partner in safeguarding your organisation’s most valuable assets.

WatchGuard Technologies

Oli Venn

Senior Cybersecurity Engineer

Modern Threat Landscape

Oli Venn is a Cybersecurity Engineer for the UK and Ireland WatchGuard team since joining in 2018. Prior to joining WatchGuard, Oli was an Infrastructure and Security Lead for one of the largest privately owned car dealer groups in the UK. Oli specialises in Network Perimeter Security, Wi-Fi Security, Multi-Factor Authentication and Endpoint Security. His responsibilities include researching and understanding the latest information security threats and using that knowledge to help customers understand the challenges they face and to design a solution that fits their needs and infrastructure to improve their Cyber Security defences. With speaking appearances at industry events, contributions to online IT, technology and security publications and regular training sessions, Oli is a thought leader who provides insightful security guidance to all levels of IT personnel.


Leigh Cockell

Certified Information Security Management (CISM) Cyber Security Expert

Security Operations Centre (SOC): Detection and Response

Leigh Cockell is a Certified Information Security Management (CISM) Cyber Security Expert at ConnectWise with 17 years of IT Channel experience, Project Management, Vendor, VAR, & MSP.
As one of ConnectWise’s cyber security experts, Leigh supports the technical qualification of our services and assists our partners in their security maturity journey. Leigh has focused on Information Security and IT Governance in the last 6 years previously holding a position as the Head of IT Governance for a security conscious MSP. As a previous Lead Implementor and Auditor of Iso27001 Leigh helped build successful Information Security Programs including Iso27001 certification, NIS, cyber essentials and GDPR Compliance. Leigh believes in collaboration towards Security maturity and sharing industry knowledge to allow a more secure channel, with a background in consultancy to various verticals including medical and Gov Leigh understands the need for security to be appropriate to the risk and use case.


Björn Leenen (CISSP)

Senior Solutions Engineer

Going Beyond Backup: Business Continuity

Björn has more than 20 years of experience in IT channel and IT distribution. Since 2014, Björn has been CISSP Certified, which is one of the leading certifications in the field of Security. From 2015 to 2018 he was an IT service provider himself. In 2017 he started with Datto/Kaseya with that knowledge and is helping MSP partners to the next level. In 2019, Björn received the title of Most Valuable Person during the Presidents Club, which he achieved in the same year. In his career at Datto/Kaseya, honesty, openness, Business Continuity, IT Security and Accountability have always been the focus of the conversations. Björn regularly speaks at international events about his passions such as IT Security and Business Continuity.


Jonathan Heller

Group IT Manager for a Major Manufacturing Company

State-Backed Hack Attack – Process, Impact, and Recovery

Jonathan Heller, Group IT Manager, is a distinguished leader in the UK manufacturing sector with a remarkable story to share. Join us for an enlightening session as Jonathan takes the stage to provide a first-hand account of surviving a state-backed cyber attack. Their story serves as a testament to the critical need for Cyber Resilience, and the unwavering commitment to protecting the digital foundations of our businesses. Jonathan will take you on a journey through the experience of navigating this cyber storm, providing invaluable insights into the process, impact, and recovery strategies that were employed to safeguard their business.


We thank our esteemed sponsors for their unwavering support in advancing our mission for cyber resilience. Their partnership plays an instrumental role in enabling us to create an impactful platform for sharing vital insights, innovative strategies, and collaborative solutions within the realm of cyber resilience.

Thank you for participating!