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Cyber Security: Addressing the threats for your business
November 30, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Organiser: University of Huddersfield & Digital Catapult Yorkshire
The University of Huddersfield and Digital Catapult Yorkshire are pleased to organise this free-to-attend Cyber Security workshop at the 3M Buckley Innovation Centre on Wednesday 30th November 2016 between 16:00 to 19:00.
The continuous evolution of cyber threats poses great risks for all businesses and organisations using IT infrastructures. Cyber-crime is a multi-billion pound industry and no business can afford to ignore the threats. This workshop provides a background to the cyber-security landscape and highlights best practises which can help mitigate potential threats. Talks will be given from organisations facing cyber-security challenges, as well as from organisations providing solutions.
During this workshop, attendees can network with other local businesses facing cyber-security challenges, as well as those providing solutions. In addition, the University will also provide information on Government and University funding initiatives to support regional businesses in improving their cyber-security provisions.
The University is offering a free follow-up visit to SMEs in the Leeds City Region where a cyber-security expert will visit your company to assist in assessing cyber-security threats and providing knowledge.
The event will be held in the 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, room 2/29. Further details will be provided after registering.
Please click here to register your attendance in advanced
16:00 to16:30 Refreshments and registration – 3M Buckley Innovation Centre
16:30 to 18:00 Presentations
18:00 to 19:00 Refreshments and networking
16:30 to 16:40 UoH (Simon Parkinson) “How the University is developing solutions and funding business opportunities”
16:40 to 16:50 Kirklees Council (Terence Hudson) “It happens – Sometimes”
16:50 to 17:00 Cisco (Terry Greer King) “Cyber Essentials”
17:00 to 17:10 Equilibrium Risk (Luke Appleby) “Cyber Security- What you need to know.”
17:10 to 17:20 Probado Ltd (Gordon Maclean) “Cyber Threat: a reality, an Outsourcers View”
17:20 to 17:30 Elder-Studios (Rick Whalley) “Rethinking Software Development: Security First”
17:30 to 17:40 Bobs Business Ltd (Melanie Oldham) “Pitfalls of Cyber Security”
17:40 to 17:50 Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster (YCSC) (Richard De Vere) “How YCSC Can Help Your Business”