The Communications Risk Show is a live discussion program, produced by Commsrisk in collaboration with the Risk & Assurance Group. The show is freely available to watch on this website, via Twitch and via LinkedIn, with no need to register.

Our presenters discuss topical news and important themes with guests from around the world. Join us for the live weekly stream every Wednesday at 4pm UK time. If you miss the live show then recordings are uploaded to the archive on this site soon after each show has finished.

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  • Divya Shridhar, an independent consultant who was formerly a rapidly-rising analytics and assurance manager with BT and Tech Mahindra, gives an interview about how to impress executives with insights gleaned from data, the ways she has overcome adversity in her personal life, and whether new technology will create new ways of finding revenue opportunities and cost savings. Topical news items ... click here to continue

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4 Oct: Turning Bank ID into Caller ID

Three experts from the world of finance, blockchains and telecoms explain why a method used to prove the identity of every bank in the world will soon be applied to verifying if calls and messages come from a much wider range of businesses.

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11 Oct: Denial of Service

Popular former guests Nixon Wampamba and Joseph Nderitu return to discuss the denial of service attacks performed by Anonymous Sudan on networks in Nigeria and Kenya, and the wider implications as societies become increasingly dependent on networks for many aspects of everyday life.

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The Presenters

  • Eric Priezkalns is the Editor of Commsrisk and Chief Executive of the Risk & Assurance Group (RAG). Eric was originally appointed to RAG’s Steering Committee in 2013 and then led the drive to incorporate RAG and expand its reach worldwide. Expanding the global audience for RAG’s collaborative work via online broadcasts is central to the association’s strategy. Eric is well-known as an expert speaker at conferences around the globe. He was the lead author of ... click here to continue
  • Ed Finegold is an author and analyst focused on technology and the communications sector. In addition to being a well-known business writer, Ed is a respected researcher, strategist and advisor to tech companies. Ed has a deep understanding of the transformation of mobile, cable and digital service providers and is the author of two books on OSS/BSS strategy and architecture. Ed has also led the marketing and sales efforts of companies that brought innovative customer ... click here to continue
  • Lee Scargall is a senior risk executive with wide-ranging experience of working with comms providers around the world. He currently manages risk on behalf of Batelco, Bahrain’s leading operator, having previously been employed by Ooredoo Group, Cable & Wireless and T-Mobile UK. His list of consulting clients is even more extensive. Lee has spent many years living in the Middle East, and has worked as a manager and consultant to various comms providers in that ... click here to continue

Some of Our Previous Guests

  • Feng Hao is the Professor of Security Engineering and Head of the Systems & Security research theme at the Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick. He graduated with a PhD in the Security Group ... click here to continue
  • Tom Beiser is the Director of Cellular Forensics at LATRO. As the leader of LATRO’s Cellular Forensics Lab, Tom is responsible for working with law enforcement and private investigations that require forensic analysis of data ... click here to continue
  • Arnd Baranowski is the founder and CEO of Oculeus, a business that supplies innovative business support systems and anti-fraud solutions. After studying aerospace technology, Arnd brings over 20 years’ experience in software engineering and development ... click here to continue