Two free webinars are being hosted to help businesses and individuals by the EMCRC and Derbyshire Constabulary respectively this month.
The EMCRC have collaborated with the Federation of Self Employed and Small Businesses for the launch of the inaugural East Midlands Cyber Forum.
This free webinar is aimed at businesses in the East Midlands of all sizes, covering all sectors. The forum will provide business owners with expert guidance from cyber professionals, including local police.
The forum takes place on Thursday, October 20 between 10:00am and 11:30am via Microsoft Teams.
The agenda is:
Introduction - Matt Carson, Police Delivery Lead, The East Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre
National Cyber Policy & Regulation Overview - Neil Sharpley, Federation of Small Businesses
What is Cyber Essentials? - Neil Sinclair, LDSC
Daljinder Mattu, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
Local Cyber Scams - Shevani Raichura, East Midlands Special Operations Unit
Tech Tips and Emerging Threats - Keith Cottenden, Director of Operations, 3B Data Security
Latest National Guidance and Tips - Chris, National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)
Q&A - Matt Carson, The East Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre
To register, visit East Midlands Cyber Forum Tickets
The following week, Derbyshire Police Cyber Crime Unit are running a free webinar to warn the public of cybercrime, fraud and scams - and how you can protect yourself and your accounts online.
This session is of benefit to anyone who uses the internet and email.
This is a non tech overview and will cover:
Password Guidance and account security
Protecting your Personal Information
Using social media safely
Social Engineering and phishing emails/texts
Online shopping & Online Banking safely
Keeping youngsters safe online
Signposting to further sources of support and resources
Where to report
To book your free place on the webinar, please register here.
Report all Fraud and Cybercrime to Action Fraud by calling 0300 123 2040 or online. Forward suspicious emails to email@example.com. Report SMS scams by forwarding the original message to 7726 (spells SPAM on the keypad).