Lawyer up! How to translate tech speak to business speak

One of the highly valued skills in the cyber industry is the ability to effectively convey technical concepts and risks to non-technical stakeholders. After all, what good is it to identify a cyber security risk if we cannot convey to the business why it needs to invest time and resources to address it.

This talk aims to give attendees a better appreciation of how they can talk to business stakeholders effectively as cyber security professionals. Drawing on her cyber experience and extensive legal career, Polly will take you through what it was like to be on both sides of the technical / business fence, the guiding “translation” principles that served her well in conveying technical concepts in both careers, and more.