WEBINAR This Time It’s Personal – Online Identity Theft, Fraud and Scams

WEBINAR This Time It’s Personal – Online Identity Theft, Fraud and Scams

Hear from the experts how best to protect yourself and your business from scams, identity theft and online fraud

About this event:

  • What are the current online risks for you and for your business or organisation
  • What does a data breach look like and what action should you take
  • Why having an incident response plan is vital for your business
  • How to reduce your digital footprint
  • Examples of phishing, whaling, spear phishing
  • Identity theft – why your identity is of value to a cyber criminal
  • How to keep your digital footprint as secure as possible
  • Examples of most recent scams, phishing emails

The National Cyber Security Centre, the Midlands Centre for Cyber Security and the award winning Cyber Crime Awareness Clinic have come together to deliver a lively discussion and update on the ever increasing threats we experience as individuals and as businesses within the home and business environment. Being able to recognise these increasingly sophisticated attacks via our social channels, emails and texts will build resilience and ensure where possible that fraud and scams are minimised.

Being updated on the most recent threats will also increase our awareness and how to report these attacks


9:00 – 9:15 Welcome

9:15 – 9.30 Introduction to Cyber Quarter and SOLVD

9:30- 10:00 NCSC Cyber update & Current Global Cyber Threat situation

10:30 -11.15 Presentation by Cyber Quarter’s Cyber Security Consultant Rachael Percival on

11.15 – 12.00 Delivered by the Cyber Crime Awareness Clinic Dr Vasileios Karagiannopoulous (University of Portsmouth) will provide:

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This session will discuss the impact of Identity Theft and Online Fraud on you personally and your business using the latest scams , and how best we can combat them

These sessions are always refreshing providing updates and remind us to work safely and privately

Following on from the session will be the opportunity for Q and A and further discussion as required

The NCSC Cyber Awareness Clinics for businesses are aimed at providing you with as much knowledge as possible to protect your business online and it is a reality today that data breaches and cyber attacks are probable even for the most secure organisations. No matter your size or sector You can be at risk

It is therefore crucial for all organisations that there is a predetermined plan for dealing with cyber incidents, especially in a post-COVID-19 era, where many businesses have transitioned to a hybrid offline/online modus operandi.

National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is the UK’s national technical authority on cyber security for the public and private sector. It was established in 2016 to provide a unified source of advice, guidance to make the UK the safest place to live and work online

Dr. Vasilis Karagiannopoulos is a Reader in Cybercrime and Cybersecurity at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies (ICJS), University of Portsmouth.

Vas graduated from Athens Law School and completed an LLM in Information Technology and Telecommunications Law and a PhD in Law at the University of Strathclyde. He is currently the Director of the Cybercrime Awareness Clinic, which was recently awarded a National Cyber Awareness Award in the National Cyber Awards 2020 sponsored by the National Police Chiefs’ Council. He has also developed and led the launch of the innovative BSc in Criminology and Cybercrime in 2018 and has published in national and international academic journals and magazines on various cyber-related issues. He is currently working on national and international Clinic projects funded by the EU Commission, the National Cyber Security Centre and the Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats.

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