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Compass:
A Community of Cyber Executives

A cyber community of collective action

Compass is a community where cyber leaders from today's top companies share insights, drive innovation and advance the cyber industry together.

Join us. Being a community member is free; attending the annual Summit requires a programme fee.

BUILDING A COMMUNITY TOGETHER

INSIGHTS

Receive timely insights from thought-provoking conversations to proprietary research

CONNECTIONS

Develop valuable relationships with interesting peers who can help shape your perspectives and strategies

EXPOSURE

We shine a light on our members' wisdom and knowledge. We encourage dialogue. 

ISTARI The Compass Community 2023
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Join the world's preeminent cybersecurity community to advance the agenda of cyber resilience, together.

The Compass Summit

Each summer, the ISTARI Compass Summit convenes the Compass community to explore the forces shaping cyber resilience today and in the future — geopolitics, deglobalisation and the march of frontier technologies like quantum computing and AI.

This year's theme is "Resilience in an Age of Distrust."

We will be hosting Compass at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London. The Summit will commence with a welcoming dinner on the evening of July 29th, followed by sessions on Tuesday, July 30th, and Wednesday, July 31st.

Recently refurbished, the Royal Lancaster has a prime location adjacent to Hyde Park and is conveniently situated within walking distance of our dinner venues - Kensington Palace and the iconic Serpentine Gallery. This combination promises a truly distinctive 'campus' experience in the heart of West London.

We invite you to review the 2023 Summit Guide to get a sense of what this year's gathering will involve.

Venue: The Royal Lancaster, Hyde Park

Date: July 29th - 31st 2024

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM PAST SUMMITS

In 2023, collective cyber resilience was the core theme and principle for the Compass Summit.

Resilience is the ability to anticipate, withstand, respond and adapt. It requires organisations to plan, share experiences, define standards and identify key priorities - and learn from their failures.

1

The Summit Opening

Rashmy Chatterjee, CEO of ISTARI, welcomes community members.

2

International Cooperation in Cyberspace

Lindy Cameron discusses navigating the national cyber strategy of the United Kingdom.

3

Crisis in Ukraine

Nadav Zafrir, Co-Founder of Team8, sat down for an intimate discussion with Ukraine's Deputy Minister of Cybersecurity, George Dubynskyi.

4

The C-suite’s view on building organisational resilience

Andrew Darwin, Former Chairman of DLA Piper, recounts the experience of suffering a serious cyber attack and how they responded.

5

Breakout Groups

Chances for the cohort to workshop the most pressing issues centred around themes prudent to various industries.

6

Evening Gatherings

Opportunity for the community to reflect on the day's sessions.

SPEAKERS FROM PAST GATHERINGS

Lindy Cameron

Lindy Cameron

CEO, National Cyber Security Centre

Tom Standage

Tom Standage

Deputy Editor, The Economist

David Koh

David Koh

Chief Executive, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA)

Kate Marks

Kate Marks

Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. DOE Office of CESER

Lieutenant General Jürgen-Joachim von Sandrart

Lieutenant General Jürgen-Joachim von Sandrart

Commander of NATO's forces in Eastern Europe

George Dubynskyi

George Dubynskyi

Deputy Minister, Cybersecurity, Ukraine

Sir Iain Lobban

Sir Iain Lobban

Former Director, GCHQ; Co-Founder Prevalent AI

Andy France

Andy France

FORMER DEPUTY DIRECTOR, GCHQ, CO-FOUNDER PREVALENT AI, FORMER CEO, DARKTRACE

Sana Khanegani

Sana Khanegani

FORMER HEAD OF AI, UK GOVERNMENT

Andrew Darwin

Andrew Darwin

Former Global Co-Chairman, DLA Piper

Saj Huq

Saj Huq

CCO, Plexal

Simon Levine

Simon Levine

CEO, DLA Piper

Upcoming Events

We host exclusive, invitation-only events to advance collective thinking on the challenges and topics that matter most to the community.

Demystifying Cybersecurity & Artificial Intelligence

March 26th 2024
Virtual Session
2200 – 2300 EST

The Compass Summit

July 29th - 31st 2024
The Royal Lancaster, Hyde Park
United Kingdom

The Compass Summit

July 29th - 31st 2024
The Royal Lancaster, Hyde Park
United Kingdom

Join the Community

Being a Compass member is free; you will be invited to attend community events.

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