Keeping Humans Cyber Safe, Risk Evolves Conference Room,Citibase Aztec West, Tuesday, 08. October 2019

This workshop is aimed at anyone who touches a computer! As the course is Jargon free, no prior technical knowledge is required.  
Course Content 

What are the Cyber Risks today?

Where are the threats?

Who are these cyber criminals and why are they attacking us? 

What do we mean when we talk about a cyber-attack or a cyber enabled attack? 

What are phishing emails, Malware, Hacking and Ransomware ?

What is social engineering? 

How do I protect myself, my business and my family?

By the end of this workshop you will be able to 

Translate some of the jargon eg. Spam, phishing, ransomware,  
Understand the consequences of your IT related actions;  
Apply IT Security principles to both domestic and commercial use;  
Understand the potential consequences of sharing information on social media platforms;  
Offers best practice advice and guidance throughout the training 

According to the Federation of Small Business, 19,000 cyber crimes are committed against small businesses every single day of the year. Thinking that weaknesses in the technology environment is cause for the biggest risks to an organisation’s information security is not unreasonable.  However, it is the action or inaction by a company’s officers, directors, employees and other personnel which holds this dubious honour.  If your first line of defence does not understand or keep current with cyber-crime techniques your company presents itself as a target to be used by criminals who will quickly identify the opportunity.  Examples include:  

Inadvertent disclosure of information that could be used in a social engineering attack;  
Not recognizing unusual activity or not reporting it;  
Accessing sensitive information unrelated to the user’s role; and  
Clicking on malicious email links or opening unknown attachments.  

People are one of the key assets of any organisation. Our experience has proven an informed workforce is fundamental to implementing effective systems and processes and can be your biggest ally against risk.   Arming your employees with the skills to deter those who would compromise you is the first of many steps you can take to protect your organisation. 
Risk Evolves prides itself in delivering the theory supported by practical, interactive sessions with  illustrations using real examples. This is not “death by PowerPoint”.  

Your Trainer  Peter Loomes 
A leading member of the team at award-winning SME Risk Evolves, Peter Loomes has over 30 years’ experience working in the IT Sector spanning industries such as Health, Defence Local and national Government.  In addition, he has successfully built and sold a small software company and as such is perfectly placed to understand the pressures on small business when complying with legislation.  As well as being a certified GDPR Practitioner Peter is a Chartered member of the British Computer Society and full member of the Institute of Information Security Professionals. Like all members of the Risk Evolves team, Peter is passionate about helping people and businesses develop.  

Testimonials from the Course
"A great eye opener for professional, SME's and individuals alike, to keep safe without procrastinating in fear ! "
"Very well paced course without information overload. Tutor facilitated a relaxed atmosphere – always good for learning and generated an interest in the subject matter by good course content with suitable examples". 
"Very worthwhile attending". " I need to change my passwords now ! "
"Excellent delivery, came away with much better understanding". 
"A great reminder not to become complacent in home and professional life"
"A fun and interactive course. The trainer promoted a lot of group discussion and the environment was very releaxed"

Tuesday, 08. October 2019, Risk Evolves Conference Room,Citibase Aztec West, Keeping Humans Cyber Safe

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