East Midlands Chamber to host Cyber Security Week

A series of webinars will be delivered each day from business leaders and experts, including from our cyber resilience centre.

The East Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre will be among the organisations taking part in a week-long event designed to help businesses boost their cyber security.

Organised by our friends at East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire), the East Midlands Cyber Security Week will bring together businesses, digital specialists and policymakers to identify the practical steps that businesses should be taking to protect themselves against digital crime.

The chamber has partnered with De Montfort University and local Industry experts to deliver ‘Lockdown Your Data: East Midlands Cyber Security Week’, which takes place from Monday 1 March to Friday 5 March.

The week-long event has been designed to inform and support businesses looking to understand the strategic decisions needed to ensure digital resilience.

A series of webinars will be delivered each day from Industry leaders and experts. From attending delegates can gain insight into the challenges faced from cyber crime and hear how to establish a holistic, risk-based approach to cyber security and learn how to devise and implement continuity and recovery plans.

The East Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre will be taking part by hosting a session on Friday, March 5, from 11am to 12.30pm.

Cyber Week is FREE to attend and open to all businesses, organisations, charities and community groups based in the East Midlands. Book your place here.

Topics of discussion will cover a range of themes from:

  • Security

  • Digital Identity

  • Homeworking Solutions

  • Process Automation

  • Data Redundancy

  • Scalability

  • Best Practice

  • Emerging Technologies

  • Threat detection and landscapes

  • Malware and the human factor

  • Risk Reduction

What will you gain from attending?

  • Learn about changes in cyber-crime, the latest cyber threats, new and emerging methods of protection

  • Keep up-to-date with the latest trends across the industry

  • Discover new products, technologies and solutions for your business

  • Learn from real-life case study examples

  • Opportunity to network and forge new partnerships


Monday 1 March

9am - 10am | The risk of Emerging Technologies, Shelia Pancholi, RSM

11am - noon | From Digital Footprint To Cyber Fortress, Neil Sinclair, Police Digital Security Centre

3pm - 4pm | Regaining control of your organisation's data, Chris Muscroft & Bryn Hawkins, Highlander

Tuesday 2 March

9am - 10am | Protecting your business and users in a remote world, Lee Johnson, Air IT

11am - noon | Keeping your business safe from scams, Amber Launder, NatWest

3pm - 4pm | Website Protection, Kazzoo IT Solutions

Wednesday 3 March

11am - noon | How will Brexit affect the UK’s position, Simon Newman, Police Digital Security Centre

2pm - 4pm | How to take Payments Online, Rob Gregory, Digital Growth Programme

Thursday 4 March

11am - noon | How Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery plans can save your business in the event of a cyber attack, Martin Roberts, & Toby Stephenson, Neuways

3pm - 4pm | Big Data and Cyber Security: Your Competitive Advantage, Andy Flinn, & Nigel Humphreys, RDS Global

Friday 5 March

9am - 10am | COVID, Process Automation, Data Redundancy and your Future, Steve Megson, Quiet Storm

11am - 12:30pm | Introducing: The Cyber Resilience Centre for the East Midlands, Detective Inspector Matt Carson, Richard Heysmond, Detective Constable Anthony Jones, Max Ward, Matthew Ford and Kyle Taylor

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