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Cyber Crime: Prevent and Protect
Wed 3 May 2017, 08:00 – 10:00 BST
Do you want to be a victim of Cyber Crime?
Do you like unnecessarily losing money?
Do you want to be held to digital ransom?
If you answered yes to any of the above, then please do NOT attend this event.
NatWest are bringing you this event to help protect your business, and prevent you from being a victim of cyber crime.
There will be two informative presentations. One delivered by Dr Lee Speakman from the University of Chester's Cyber Security Team, and one by Jennie Williams from TITAN the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit.
Dr. Lee Speakman graduated from the University of Manchester in 1999 with First Class MPhys (Dual Hons) degree in Physics with Theoretical Physics, and gained his PhD in MANETs (Mobile Ad hoc Networks) in 2009 from the University of Niigata, Japan. Following a career in defence in EW, and software and cyber exploitation on national programmes, he returned to academia, joining the University of Chester in 2015 to lead the Cybersecurity Programme.
Lee is the Programme Lead for the Cybersecurity Programmes at the University. He is leading the capability build-up in cybersecurity and related fields, for teaching in our degree courses, research, and collaborative work with industry and government, including policing and investigation.
Lee has over 5 years' experience as technical and research lead, including in MANET and network security research, and in system exploitation and protection in the Cyber Exploitation Group, in Defence. Lee's primary research interests are in software and cyber exploitation, novel operating system security, and software and system protection methods, including in hypervisors & virtualisation, system monitors, firmware exploitation, reverse-engineering, anti-forensics, as well as communications and networks.
Jennie Williams is a Cyber Protect Officer at TITAN, the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit. Her role involves working with business, education and the general public to raise awareness of the potential risk and impact of Cyber Crime along with the simple steps that can be taken to prevent becoming a victim.
Titan is a collaboration between six police forces: Cumbria, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside and North Wales. As part of Titan, the Regional Cyber Crime unit specialises in tracking down those engaged in large-scale computer fraud and identity theft, as well as tackling the most serious computer hacking investigations. The unit also have dedicated Cyber Protect Officers who work with business, education and the general public to raise awareness of the potential risk and impact of Cyber Crime along with the simple steps that can be taken to prevent them becoming victims.
Registration will open at 8am, with the presentations beginning at 8.30. There will be additional time for networking after the event
The event is free of charge, teas, coffess and pastries will be provided.
I look forward to seeing you there. Please don't hesitate to contact me in the meantime with any questions or queries.