Free IoD cyber security workshop and panel event

Please note: This event has been cancelled by the IoD.

The Institute of Directors Norfolk is bringing together cyber security experts for a free workshop and panel event aimed company owners, directors, senior leaders and entrepreneurs on Thursday 7th February at the University Technical College Norfolk.

Those attending will hear from industry experts who will explain how cyber criminals operate and give their top tips to help you protect and minimise any impact on your business.

Event agenda

  • 18:00 - Arrival, registration networking and buffet
  • 18:45 - Welcome from IoD Norfolk
  • 18:50 - The future of cyber security, a look back at 2018 and predictions for 2019, Darren Chapman of Cyberscale
  • 19:10 - Workshops (delegates will be able to attend 2 each)
  • 20:10 Expert panel Q&A
  • 20:30 Networking
  • 21:00 Event close

The workshops and speakers

Workshop 1: Your Culture - Getting your staff and business resilience right led by Paul Maskall of Jungo

Paul Maskall is the Director of Jungo, a wellbeing, security and safeguarding company. After six years in the Norfolk and Suffolk Police, namely in roles in Intelligence, Counter Terrorism and Cyber Security, Paul left to further develop his passion around Cyber Security, Privacy and Safeguarding for both his work and his research.

Aside from his launching Jungo, Paul is also a Captain in the British Army Royal Signals as a specialist consultant in cyber security. Providing both consultancy and training ranging from Cyber Security, Counter Fraud, Online Safeguarding and Data Protection, Paul's mission is to improve people's relationship with technology in the first instance to aid in the understanding and motivations whether at home or in work.

Workshop 2: Criminal Technology led by David Higgins of 4ITSEC

David has had a fascinating career including working as a “UNIX contractor” for a UK Government department – travelling the world as a “highly cleared techie” for twelve years. He has also worked for several different UK security groups and departments – even meeting James Bond (although, not the one with the Aston Martin).

The common thread throughout those twelve years was “secrecy” and “security” and this became part of his working ethics. 4ITSec Ltd was formed in 2012 to ensure that the knowledge of “secure working” was passed onto local businesses.

He offers discrete and direct cyber security advice to businesses; scanning IT systems for issues and vulnerabilities (always an eye-opener), scanning for regulatory compliance, organising PEN testing, helping with Cyber Essentials and to be compliant with Data Protection Laws (GDPR software).

He’s a qualified CISSP, an Ethical Hackers and Cyber Essential accredited

Workshop 3: I know 1 in 5 of your passwords led by Mark Williams-Cook of Candour

Mark is a director at Candour, a full service agency that helps companies build brands, websites, software and digital marketing campaigns. With 15 years' industry experience, Mark has primarily worked within the SEO space, helping household names such as Expedia, Hitachi and FatFace realise their online ambitions.

As a 'keen enthusiast' in both infosec and privacy, Mark has also helped many SMEs and business owners take their first steps online, with everything from planning how to adapt their business to digital, to how they can tackle some of the security threats we all face in 2018.

Workshop 4: Top tips for building a cyber resilience plan led by Nicky Lawlor of Cyberfen

Nicky Lawlor is a co-founder of cyberfen, an innovative cyber resilience company. Cyberfen’s game-based approach enables business leaders to understand cyber risk and its impacts on the running of their organisation. Through a hands-on cyber vulnerability simulation, the executives play through cyber breach scenarios and take decisions from a business perspective. In this simulated business environment, they quickly see the outcomes of those decisions from a bottom-line and reputational aspect. The result is an enhanced executive board capability to align cyber protection investment with business priorities.

Nicky has 10 years’ experience in developing and facilitating interactive business simulations within global organisations. Previously she held HR and Talent Management roles with a global remit at facilities management organisation Compass Group plc.

Since joining the “cyber world” she has become an advocate of trying to widen the talent pool in the sector to attract people from a wide range of backgrounds into what is an exciting and growing industry with diverse career opportunities.

She is currently Cyber Ambassador for IoD Norfolk.

Workshop 5: The email of the species is deadlier than the mail led by David Bullock of Tiger Eye Consulting

David is Client Services Director at Tiger Eye Consulting, specialists in Document Management Solutions and Cyber Security for email. Having tailored bespoke products for a range of businesses, including top law firms, real estate companies and accountancy firms, Tiger Eye has been enabling businesses to protect, structure and manage their data since 2005.

With over 25 years of experience working within the world of IT, David is an expert when it comes to managing the flow of documents, emails and data. With his unrivalled experience, David knows what it takes to digitally transform a business, helping users to enhance the way they work – both online and offline.

As more devices become connected to the internet and our businesses increasingly rely on this connectivity, security needs to be at the front our mind. Even at the very first stages of website design and development project, you need to be asking questions about security and privacy, but do you know which questions to ask?

This free evenining is a great way to connect with some people that can help you take the steps you need in the right direction. You can book online through the IoD if you wish to attend, we hope to see you there!

Please note: This event has been cancelled by the IoD.

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