Information Assurance for the Public Sector

Venue: Holborn Bars

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Mar 23, 2010 End Date/Time: Mar 24, 2010
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Now in its second year, Ark Group’s annual Information Assurance for the Public Sector conference maintains its high standard of speakers with an opening address from Merlin, Lord Erroll, who will present his thoughts and predictions about how public sector information assurance will develop over the next couple of years, referencing the current political debates in the Houses of Parliament.

At this conference, you can explore the different information assurance strategies and initiatives that are currently being implemented across the public sector. The Central Government Information Assurance Maturity Model initiative will be presented by CESG, while the Department of Health, will explain their Information Governance Assurance Programme and SOCITIM will clarify the scope of information assurance initiatives in local government, so that you will leave with a holistic picture of the direction the UK government is moving in.

A two-day conference designed to help you:

Anticipate forthcoming developments in public sector information assurance with a keynote address from Merlin, Lord Erroll
Learn about the information assurance strategies that are being implemented in different parts of the public sector including central government and its agencies, healthcare and local government
Hear about the Central Government Information Assurance Maturity Model from CESG
Benefit from the experiences of others in implementing information assurance policies
Understand how to engage your senior management and colleagues fully in the necessity of protecting information
Deliver a high standard of information assurance on an ever-reducing budget
Realise the link between information assurance and knowledge management strategy
Prepare your organisation for a forensic investigation
Obtain a basic understanding of the technicalities of data and information law
Compare Freedom of Information implementation in different European jurisdictions
Expert contributions from:

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs
Department of Health
NHS London
Barts & the London NHS Trust
SOCITM Limited