‘Why traditional IT security is on longer fit for purpose’
As little as 4 years ago, the prevailing information security paradigm was fundamentally a reactive one, focused on using anti-virus/malware applications combined with a perimeter firewall to defend the corporate networking against known threats. The time for basics and reactive thinking is over. It’s time to enhance, layer, and get proactive
Organisations today are spending more time and money on getting their staff qualified in a range of cyber-related qualifications. The question is though, does the gaining of a certification by an individual actually reduce the likelihood of the organisation suffering a future cyber incident?
Speaker: Andy Taylor, BCS Learning & Development Limited
‘Understanding The Current Email Threat Landscape’
Topsec Cloud Solutions is a leading provider of cloud based managed email and web security solutions. In this presentation, we will explore the current threats within the email landscape including the ever evolving ransomware, locky and phishing.
Speaker: Niall Mackey, General Manager, Topsec Cloud Solutions
‘Simplifying Cyber Security for the SME: Policies, Processes and Technical Controls’
During this session, we will discuss what SMEs can practically do to in order to secure their data and IT systems, including the technical, organisational and assessment options which can help simplify their cyber security strategy
Speaker: Darren Kewley, Network Engineering and Cyber Security Specialist, Protos Networks
Cyber security: Don’t dis’ the human! There’s [almost] no such thing as user error
Daniel is a lecturer in the School of Computer Science at the University of Manchester. He leads the University’s activity in Cybersecurity and co-created IASME – information assurance for small to medium sized business. Daniel and a colleague from University of Worcester created the IASME programme which was chosen as the best cyber security standard for small businesses by BIS and CESG, leading Daniel to contribute to the Cyber Essentials
Speaker: Dr Daniel Dresner, Lecturer & Founder of IASME, University of Manchester
Cyber-crime: Managing The Threat Within – Your Employees
In this presentation, former police officer and qualified solicitor, Edward Whittingham, will explain some of the keys risks facing SMEs at present and why you should worry less about the cyber-criminals, and more about your employees
Speaker: Edward Whittingham, Business Fraud Prevention Partnership
The scary world of cyber crime have found a way to easily monetize attacks where we are seeing Ransomware on the increase. Find out how we are in the midst of cyber warfare and how multi vector attacks can be stopped.