Episode 17: Robin Wood on SteelCon, security and running a successful event Founder of SteelCon talks about this year's event and we run through a busy month of news and events in Sheffield. Iain BroomePodcast3rd July 2018cybersecurityshfWITSteelCon Download the mp3 file Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe to the RSS feed Episode 17 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast is ready for you and features an interview with Robin Wood, security consultant, researcher and co-founder of the ever-popular SteelCon. Mel and Chris spoke to Robin about how SteelCon started, why it’s so successful, and online security in general. It’s a great insight into organising an event at that kind of scale and I think you’ll enjoy it. As usual, the second half of the show is an update on various news and events from around the city. There seems to be a bit of a buzz in the air at the moment, what with everything that’s going on. We talked about the the British Games Institute coming to Sheffield, the first shfWIT event and plenty more besides. Go and grab your headphones. And don’t forget to subscribe if you want to get these episodes right in your podcast app of choice. Notes and links Every episode comes with a list of links to all of the various people, companies and topics that we reference. Here is that list for episode 17. SteelCon | SteelCon Conference Sheffield SteelCon (@Steel\_Con) | Twitter Robin (@digininja) | Twitter Robin Wood | LinkedIn BSides Manchester Home – Infosecurity Europe OWASP Sheffield Digital’s Annual General Meetup – Sheffield Digital Sheffield Institute of Arts | Sheffield Hallam University British Games Institute sets up shop in Sheffield, moves NVA there too – MCV Sheffield chosen as new home for National Videogame Arcade – The Star Sumo celebrate 15 years with gaming art exhibition – Sheffield Digital Spearmint Rhino legal challenge – Sheffield Digital ShfWIT (@ShfWit) | Twitter It’s not all cupcakes and fizz. It’s tea and buddha bowls too. – Sheffield Digital Workshops | GB18 Workshops The Children’s Media Conference (CMC) Sheffield Digifest (@SheffDigifest) | Twitter Sheffield Digital events calendar Meet our members | Sheffield Digital Become a member of Sheffield Digital Did I miss something you’re looking for? Just get in touch and let me know. Join the conversation We’re really keen to get your feedback on the podcast. You can share your thoughts with us on Twitter or on the channel in the Sheffield Digital Slack community. Thank you for the music Thanks again to Alex Mclean – aka Yaxu – for the show’s intro music, licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.