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Bletchley Park Presents: Never Alone

Wed, 5 May 2021
From 16:00 to 17:00
A talk by Jeff Day and Ken Munro

As smart devices become part of our everyday lives, what are we risking by making our homes and lives more efficient and connected? These are questions asked in our temporary exhibition ‘Never Alone’ based on an exhibition created by the National Science and Media Museum. (Extended exhibition will run until 30 August 2021).

Taking a deeper dive into some of the themes of this exhibition, this special Bletchley Park Presents: Never Alone is a virtual lecture exploring the pros and cons of the Internet of Things (IoT). Hosted by our very own Exhibitions Manager, Erica Munro, it will bring together two well-known and widely respected speakers from the IoT industry who will give insiders’ perspectives on smart devices and their connectivity.

  • Jeff Day is a security consultant at British Telecom (BT). Formerly the security lead for BT’s Internet of Things (IoT) programme, he now leads a team assuring the security of over 200 voice platforms deployed across the globe.
  • Ken Munro is a security entrepreneur who has worked in Information Security for over 15 years. With a talent for hacking, Ken set up Pen Test Partners which boasts some of the best ethical hackers in the business.

16:00 – Welcome and introduction by Erica Munro
16:10 – 16:30 – Jeff Day: What is the Internet of Things?
16:30 – 16:50 – Ken Munro: Responsible disclosure and security vulnerabilities
16:50 – 17:10 – Panel/Q&A session

How to join?

Head to our bookings page to register for this event today.

Once registered for the event you will receive an email confirmation, an email will be sent after the registration closing date on Monday 3 May with a link to the zoom event. You will then receive a reminder in advance and a final reminder during the week of the event.

Please note registration for this event will close Monday 3 May 2021. If you have any questions or would like more information please contact us via [email protected]

This event is free but donations welcome
As an independent museum, we rely on visitor income and the generosity of supporters. The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted our resilience for the future. All our events involve a lot of time and work behind the scenes to plan and prepare. If you are able to give, we welcome donations of £5 for this event. Your donation will help us safeguard this remarkable site and continue the work of Bletchley Park Trust to reflect the outstanding achievements of the Codebreakers. Thank you.


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