Webinar series to help protect against cyber criminals

Webinar series to help protect against cyber criminals
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Published: August 13th, 2021

Businesses across the Marches are being offered expert help with their cyber security as part of a webinar series offering an insight into the cyber threats and risks faced by organisations across all sectors and the security measures that can be taken.

Delivered by Martin Ruston from Aversus Ltd the one hour webinars will start on September 8 and will be delivered on Wednesday mornings, running for four consecutive weeks.

Who are the webinars aimed at?

This webinar series is relevant for all business in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and Herefordshire, not for profit or charity sectors, in particular for those who do not have their own dedicated resources internally.

The webinars are pitched at a level suitable for those with or without specific knowledge or responsibility for data protection and/or cyber security. The series aims to provide all individuals with a good level of cyber risk awareness and the measures to be considered in strengthening their organisations resilience to cyber-attack.

The cyber security webinar series:

September 8 @ 9.30am – UK GDPR & home working risks

This session will cover:

– Brief update on UK GDPR

– Requirement for a Data Protection Officer

– What data security measures does GDPR require you to take

– Data breach reporting

– International transfers of personal data

– Home working: environment, security, policies, monitoring & assessment

September 15 @ 9.30am – Need for cyber security & cyber threats

This session will cover:

– Value of data to business & criminals

– Statutory & regulatory obligations

– Cost of cyber attacks

– Hackers – profile / aims

– Basic hacking methodology

– Hacking techniques & tools

September 22 @ 9.30am – Cyber security measures

This session will cover:

– Importance of both technical & organisational measures

– Best practise technical measures incorporating

– Access control, software security updates, AV/malware protection, firewalls & routers

– Best practise organisational measures incorporating:

– Policies & procedure, responsibilities, training & awareness, phishing response

September 29 @ 9.30am – Achieving Cyber Essentials Certification & benefit

This session will cover:

– Overview of the CE scheme

– Online submission process & costs

– Standards requirements

– Submission response requirements

– Certification benefits & marketing

For more information and to register for the webinars click here

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