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Is The Future for Secure Computer Systems Open Source?

29 June 2022 : 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Will our industry end up completely open source? How are tech companies already embracing open source as an ethos and practically? Will it make our systems safer and more secure? Is there an alternate future?

Hosted by renowned cybersecurity journalist and author, Geoff White, the event will begin with a keynote address by Bruce Perens, co-founder of the Open Source initiative, before other feature presentations and a panel discussion with audience Q&A on – ‘Does open sourcing code make for less vulnerable code?’

What do you think?

Perens will be joined by Amanda Brock – CEO of OpenUK, the UK body for Open Technology, Andrew Martin, CEO – ControlPlane, and OpenUK CISO, and Mark Nicholson – Morello Project – Arm. Other research and industry leaders to be announced.

The event will feature presentations jam-packed with industry insights and future-gazing predictions. Attendees are invited to join the speakers for food, drinks, and further discussion in the latter part of the session.

17:00 – 20:00 BST

Event location: Digital Catapult, London NW1 2RA

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29 June 2022
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Digital Catapult


Digital Catapult Centre
101 Euston Road
London, NW1 2RA United Kingdom
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