The Coventry & Warwickshire Cyber Challenge: Protecting Your Business Against Tomorrows Threats

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Thursday, 19 April, 2018 - 08:00 to 10:00

The Coventry & Warwickshire Cyber Challenge: Protecting Your Business Against Tomorrows Threats


Coventry & Warwickshire Growth Hub


Everyman (Movie Theater)
Bell Court, Wood Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6EX
United Kingdom

Nobody is exempt from a cyber-attack, so make sure you and your business are one step ahead; outsmart cyber-criminals out to cause havoc by taking action now with this one-off morning workshop – Join our excellent array of guest speakers to learn everything you need to protect your business from cyber attacks.

Cyber security is a growing issue in the UK and overseas and can cause major disruption, stress and hassle for large scale businesses and SME’s alike; but how much do you know about protecting your business from a cyber-attack?

As technology advances so do the ways in which cyber-attacks are carried out, they can often be clever and unexpected but the impact can be devastating and take time to recover from. There’s no need to panic though, with this free event you’ll learn about basic cyber security, data management, how to identify potential threats and more to keep you and your business safe online as well as addressing fraudulent activity.

This session will cover the following topics:

  • What is a cyberattack and why is your business at risk?
  • Easy Steps to protect your business from cyber threats
  • How to set up cloud storage securely
  • Managing your data correctly within the new GDPR framework
  • How to react in the event of an attack and report fraudulent activity

Guest speakers will include:

  • West Midlands Regional Cyber Crime Unit, West Midlands Police
  • Alexeis Garcia-Perez Reader in Cyber Security Management at the Centre for Business in Society of Coventry University
  • Louie Augarde, Senior Security Consultant at OmniCybersecurity
  • Neil Batchelor, ICT Business Adviser at Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce
  • ...And more to be confirmed!

Breakfast and refreshments will be available throughout the duration of the event.

On this occasion this event is free of charge as it is part-funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Due to the nature of this event, booking is required. You can book a place by following the link to our Eventbrite booking page here or contacting the Coventry & Warwickshire Growth Hub on 0300 060 3747 or

This event is in collaboration with the CWLEP, Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce, Coventry University, FSB, Warwickshire County Council’s Business Watch Team and the West Midlands Police.

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