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Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel

Bondend Lane

18 Ashchurch Road

Upton Saint Leonards

GL4 8ED

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Tech OP Solutions, Skylight9 Limited and Gloucestershire Constabulary have teamed up to bring businesses of all sizes including not-for-profit organisations and charities of Gloucestershire an insightful ‘Information Security Seminar’.

The seminar will include a LIVE demonstration of ransomware and an email phishing workshop!

During the seminar you will learn about the different cyber-attacks that have effected 1000's of organisations across the UK including the NHS attack, how to recognise them, how to protect your information as best as possible and recover in the worst case scenario.

Educate. Protect. Recover.

We aim to make your four hours very informative but also have some fun along the way, with plenty of interaction, tea and coffee plus the opportunity to network.

Arrival from 8.45am onwards, in which tea, coffee and orange juice will be served.

The seminar will start at 9am prompt.

09.00am to 09.05am - Welcome and Introduction

09.05am to 09.20am - Setting the Scene including interactive session using voting buttons.

09.20am to 10.00am - Ian Maxted from the Gloucestershire Constabulary will delve further into the world of social hacking, data protection and email marketing methods that aim to catch you and your staff out and let viruses in! Ian will give you some great tips on how to keep your mobile phone data safe and your passwords secure! The police can't prevent cyber-attacks from happening but can help protect you, your family and business.

10.00am to 11.00am - Simon Leonard from Tech OP Solutions. Tech OP Solutions have recently achieved the industry’s highest benchmark for data security, the ISO27001 accreditation. Simon will discuss the threat levels to your business from ransomware and ways to protect your data plus recover your business as quickly as possible. It's not a case of if... it's when! We'll also get a glimpse of the dark web and how it works plus see Ransomware in action and take part in an Email Phishing Workshop.

11.00am to 11.15am - Refreshment break

11:15am to 11.30am - Emailing Phishing Workshop Results

11.30am to 11:50am - How Businesses Can Stay Safe and Secure Using Social Media

It’s certainly not breaking news: Social media marketing is an evolving and growing means of communication that has transitioned from being a fun pastime to a no-brainer, absolute must for businesses of all sizes that want to remain relevant. In this 20 minutes session, Emma and David from Skylight9, will cover the basics of how businesses can stay safe on social media through; Privacy Settings, Social Hacking, Human Error, Social Media Security Strategies and a Social Media Policy.

11:50am to 12:30pm - Educate. Protect. Recover. Ian Maxted, Simon Leonard and Justin Richmond will be exploring ways to keep you and your data safer and how to recover when you are targeted.

12:30pm to 12:45pm - IT Schools for Africa. Tech Op Solutions chosen Charity of the Year, will give a brief overview of how you can help both local communities and children in Africa, by recycling your company computers and IT equipment.

12:45pm to 13:00pm - Q&A and networking.

13:00pm - Finish and close.

FAQs

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is available at Bowden Hall Hotel.

What can I bring into the event?

You only need to bring, business cards, a note pad and pen. Plus, any questions you may have for any of the speakers.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can contact Emma Provins, Skylight9 Director at emma@skylight9.co.uk

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes please, as we have limited seats.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

If you can't make it, you can of course send someone in your place.

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Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel

Bondend Lane

18 Ashchurch Road

Upton Saint Leonards

GL4 8ED

United Kingdom

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