Testing your own cyber defenses and managing the “infodemic”

Testing your own cyber defenses and managing the “infodemic”

Testing your own cyber defences and managing the “infodemic”

  • How penetration testing standards have evolved over time
  • Ethical security and intelligence testing
  • The impact of covid-19 and the “infodemic” on cyber defences


Buck Rogers

Global head of resilience risk


Professor Cameron, or Buck Rogers as he prefers to be known, is currently Global Head of Resilience Risk at HSBC, he joined in June 2019. Buck joined from the Bank of England (BoE) where he was Chief Information Security Officer and latterly Chief Security Officer, during this period Buck designed the CBEST program, was responsible for managing the second line risk functions covering cyber, physical, BCIM and supporting the PRA on subject expertise in the Cyber space. Before joining the BoE, Buck held a number of senior leadership roles at the Ministry of Defence, following a 15-year career in the Royal Navy. Buck holds a Professorship in Cyber Security at the University of Gloucestershire, and in recognition of his contributions to the Information Security industry, Buck was awarded a fellowship from the Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST).

Outside of work, Family, Moomins, Depeche Mode and Norwich City FC fill his time.

Craig Rice

Director of cyber resilience and chief information security officer (CISO)


Rowland Johnson

Director responsible for international development


Tom Osborn

Editor, risk management


Tom Osborn is the desk editor of Risk.net’s risk management coverage. Prior to joining Risk, he reported on the futures and foreign exchange industries for Dow Jones' Financial News and the Euromoney group of publications. Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Warwick, UK.