Meet the Police Protect Network

JODIE NEVIN

CYBER PROTECT OFFICER FOR DERBYSHIRE CONSTABULARY

Jodie splits her time between support for EMCRC and the Police Protect Network.


At The EMCRC she supports the Centre develop its business reach for the Protect Network to deliver
consistent and current guidance in line with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) through a
variety of different ways; including engagement with business leaders, following up Centre enquiries
and event engagement.


As part of the Protect Network Jodie delivers tailored awareness presentations and completes one
to one cyber security reviews for local businesses and organisations.
Jodie began her career as a Police staff member in 2014 with Nottinghamshire Police, until moving
across to Derbyshire Constabulary in 2018. Most of that time was spent in Major Crime as a HOLMES
and Casualty Bureau Indexer and Supervisor managing the enquiry system for homicides and other
major incidents.


Since 2018 Jodie has been the force’s Cyber Protect Officer covering the Protect strand of the 4 P
strategy, as well as assisting with the Pursue, Prepare and Prevent strands to help make businesses
and the public more resilient against Cyber Crime.


Being certified in CISMP (Certificate in Information Security Management Principles) has helped
equip Jodie to have relevant conversations with SME’s within Derbyshire to advise where they may
be vulnerable to a cyber attack and make recommendations to increase their cyber security to
protect their data, assets and people.

SAMANTHA HANCOCK

CYBER PROTECT OFFICER FOR LEICESTERSHIRE POLICE

Samantha Hancock is the Cyber Protect Officer for Leicestershire Police, supporting Communities and Businesses across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Sam’s career in Policing saw her join Derbyshire Police as staff member in 2003 where she was the Co-ordinator for the Derbyshire Business Against Crime initiative for 3 years, until moving over to Nottinghamshire Police in to replicate the project. Sam spent 10 years with Notts, including being promoted to Crime Prevention Unit Manager and Strategic Crime Prevention lead for Notts Police.


In October 2016, Sam took up the position of Force Cyber Protect Officer with Leicestershire Police, initially increasing cyber and fraud awareness within Force, and then broadening out to businesses and our communities to help both raise awareness and make them more resilient against Cybercrime and Fraud.


Sam has undertaken a number of courses in the Cyber field, and also holds CISMP (Certificate in Information Security Management Principles). She also has a wide of public engagement, running workshops and training, and experienced use of using social media, networks and traditional media in order to push out messages and guidance to help all of our communities.

 

Although responsible for local delivery and messaging for Leicestershire Police Cybercrime Team, Sam works very closely with EMSOU Cyber Crime Team, and will also be working in partnership with EMCRC.

KIRSTY JACKSON

CYBER PROTECT OFFICER FOR NOTTINGHAMSHIRE POLICE

Kirsty has been a Cyber Protect & Prevent Officer for Nottinghamshire police since August 2018. Kirsty initially joined the force in February 2018 as a Fraud & Cyber Protect Assistant where she helped set up the Fraud Protect processes, whilst supporting and protecting victims of Fraud and Cyber enabled crime. Kirsty began her career at CapitalOne working across various Fraud areas for 13 years within the company.

 

As part of the Cyber Protect network, Kirsty delivers tailored protect advice to local businesses and organisations, including completing cyber security reviews for businesses and hosting business events for local SMEs. In her role, Kirsty covers the Protect, Prevent and Prepare strands of the 4 P’s strategy, as well as assisting with the Pursue strand where possible, to help make businesses and the public more resilient against Cyber Crime.

 

Being certified in CISMP (Certificate in Information Security Management Principles) has helped equip Kirsty to have relevant conversations with SME’s within Nottinghamshire to advise where they maybe vulnerable to a cyber-attack and make recommendations to increase their cyber security to Protect their data, assets and people.

AMIE FREEMAN

CYBER PROTECT OFFICER FOR NORTHAMPTONSHIRE POLICE

Amie has been in the role of Cyber Protect and Prevent Officer since February 2020.  She has been an employee of Northamptonshire Police since 2001 and has a strong background in safeguarding and investigation.

Amie investigates cyber dependant crimes, increasing public awareness for target hardening against cybercrime and intervention activities to prevent youths getting involved in cybercrime.

Amie passed the NPCC Foundation in Computing and Networking course in March 2020 and is trained to CompTIA Security+ standard.

HARRY LANCASTER

CYBER PROTECT OFFICER FOR LINCOLNSHIRE POLICE

Harry joined Lincolnshire Police in 2016 after completing a first class honours degree in Criminology
and Sociology from Northumbria University. He began his career in the Regional Data Quality Team,
before moving on in June 2018 to become a Cyber Protect & Prevent Officer in the Cyber Crime Unit.


In his role, Harry covers the Protect, Prevent and Prepare strands of the 4 P’s strategy, as well as
with the Pursue strand where possible. As part of the Cyber Protect network, Harry delivers tailored
protect advice to local businesses and organisations; including completing cyber security reviews for businesses and hosting business events for local SMEs.


Being certified in CISMP (Certificate in Information Security Management Principles) has helped
equip Harry to have relevant conversations with SME’s within Lincolnshire to advise where they may
be vulnerable to a cyber-attack and make recommendations to increase their cyber security to
protect their data, assets and people. Harry also has further qualifications in open source internet
investigations and a Level 3 Award in Education and Training.

The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands is set up to support and help protect businesses in the five counties against cyber crime. 

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