UK industry showcases at International Cyberspace conference
The UK's world leading expertise in cyberspace will be showcased at the international London Conference on cyberspace today and tomorrow
Hosted by the UK Foreign Secretary William Hague, the conference will bring together key figures from government, industry and civil society to develop a better collective understanding of how to protect ourselves and our assets, and exploit the tremendous opportunities that cyberspace offers.
Sector trade associations, ADS and Intellect, will bring together a number of leading businesses to demonstrate their capabilities over the two day conference.
ADS and Intellect are organising an industry showcase featuring world-class UK cyberspace companies and a valuable workshop to highlight how business can take advantage of the fast expanding cyber opportunities.
Web-based industry has already become a key component of countries economies and globally e-commerce is worth US $8 trillion annually. Sales of cyber security services and solutions by ADS members alone amounted to £361m in 2010* and international sector sales are expected to grow rapidly.
Rees Ward, ADS Chief Executive Officer said: " “The prospects for growth in the global cyberspace market are considerable and UK industry is at the forefront of driving innovation in this exciting sector. UK cyber businesses have much to offer from devising new applications to addressing cybercrime. The London Conference on Cyberspace is an outstanding opportunity to showcase UK cyber expertise to the world.”
Gordon Morrison, Intellect’s Director of Defence added: ""Cyberspace offers both great opportunities and great challenges for economic growth. Our workshop will enable businesses and political leaders to share the latest thinking and gain valuable insights to help them develop their crucial strategy for cyberspace.”