Local and national cyber security experts are coming to Newcastle next week to help businesses in the North East protect themselves against cyber security threats. Invotra, providers of secure digital communications platforms, and Digital Leaders, the senior leadership forum, are hosting a free one-day Cyber Security Salon on 12th September at The Core in Newcastle. The event, takes place during Cyber Security Resilience week.
The speakers will include Stew Hogg, the Head of Cyber Security at Waterstons, who will talk on the human factor on cyber security resilience, and DS Martin Wilson from Durham Police, North East Regional Specialist Operations Unit, Cyber Crime, who will speak on the challenges and current threats in cyber crime. The day also includes a live hacking demonstration by the team at Invotra so that businesses can see for themselves where the dangers are.
Invotra is a fast-growing technology company, providing online intranet software and supporting digital transformation. They enable evolution within large organisations and, from startup in 2012, they now provide digital platforms for 45% of UK government.
"Our aim is to bring together both local and national experts to ensure that businesses in the North East have the facts to protect themselves. "
Fin Galvin, CEO of Invotra
Fin Galvin, the CEO of Invotra will speak on the evolution of cyber-security. He explained why the Cyber Security Salon is being held; “There is a lot of misinformation out there about cyber-security, and businesses are right to be worried about it. Our aim is to bring together both local and national experts to ensure that businesses in the North East have the facts to protect themselves. We’re delighted with the line of speakers we’ve secured, these really are the best in their field. But there is nothing like seeing it for yourself, which is why the team at Invotra will be giving a live demonstration.”
Spaces are limited and will be assigned on a first come first saved basis. They can only be booked through Digital Leaders. The event forms part of Cyber Resilience Week being organised by Digital Leaders.
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