Cyber security practices are as important as locking your doors or putting your valuables in a safe. You can and should manage your online security in the same way you would protect any other aspect of your real world business/life. Doing the basics can reduce the risk and help protect you, your staff and your business from becoming victims of cybercrime.
Whilst it is accepted you can never be totally secure, it is recognised that we can protect ourselves from most cyber-attacks with some basic security principles and processes for your staff and IT systems.
Essex Police Cyber Crime Protect Team are delivering 2 workshops with the Essex Chambers of Commerce that consist of the basic 6 modules local businesses need to be aware of to upskill themselves in cyber security and learn that by doing the basics right can help protect themselves thus reducing the risk from becoming a victim of cybercrime.
Workshop Modules 4 - 6 – Best practice in keeping your Smart devices safe from attack, what constitutes a secure password and how to securely manage your social media accounts:
Mobile technology is now an essential part of modern business, with more of our data being stored on tablets and smartphones. What's more, these devices are now as powerful as traditional computers, and because they often leave the safety of the office (and home), they need even more protection than 'desktop' equipment.
From these modules you will have a greater understanding of why strong passwords are essential to you and your business in keeping your and your clients data safe, what needs protecting and what constitutes a strong password.
Date: Wednesday 16th October 2019 between 9.00am and 12.30pm (Refreshments will be provided)
Venue: Essex Chambers of Commerce, Unit B3, Parkside Office Village, Colchester, Essex CO4 3ZL
Cost to attend: FREE OF CHARGE for Members and £40.00 + VAT for Non-Members
9.00am - Registration
9.30am - Workshop start
10.30am - Break
12.30am - Workshop finish
Upon completion of both workshops 1 & 2, which meet Government set standards on cybercrime, attendees will receive a certificate confirming completion of the modules included as well as advice and support in how to sign up to Cyber Essentials. Find out more here
Book on to Cyber Security Workshop Part 1
Meet your presenters - David Gibb & David Anthony
Your presenters for this workshop are Essex Polices Cyber Protect Officers, each have over 30yrs law enforcement experience with organisations such as Essex Police, the National Crime Agency and Home Office. Between them they have worked in the world of cyber crime for the past 10yrs helping industry in protecting their assets and data. Both have sought professional self-development in the field of cyber crime with MSc in Forensic Computing and Cyber Investigations as well as information security accreditation with both CISM and CompTIA Security plus accreditations.