Cyber Security Webinars

An organisation’s survival is increasingly dependent on its ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from cyber attacks.

Cyber security helps organisations protect themselves from cyber risks, defend against and limit the severity of attacks, and ensure that business operations continue to function effectively.

Upcoming cyber security webinars

FLASH BRIEFING: 20 minutes on how to handle a data breach

Date: 30 September 2021

Time 4:00 – 4:20 pm (BST)

Delivered by:

  • John Potts, Operations Director, GRCI Law
  • Cliff Martin, Cyber Incident Responder, IT Governance
  • Martin Fletcher, Consultant, DQM GRC

According to Mimecast’s State of Email Security 2020 since the pandemic began, phishing attacks have increased in 63% of organisations.. In addition, Verizon’s 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report found that 36% of data breaches involved phishing, and 85% of breaches involved a human element.

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Cyber Security webinars on demand

FLASH BRIEFING: How to Navigate and Implement a Successful Hybrid Workforce

Delivered by: Alan Calder, Founder and Executive Chairman, IT Governance

A hybrid working model gives staff the choice to work in an office, at home or in shared working spaces.

With 90% of organisations intending to shift to hybrid working where possible after the COVID-19 pandemic, remote workers will be even more susceptible to cyber threats, in some cases creating huge cyber security and privacy compliance challenges.

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FLASH BRIEFING: Navigate to Cyber Safety – Security Testing 

Delivered by: James Pickard, Security Testing Manager, IT Governance

Cyber crime has thrived during the pandemic, with the move to remote working offering new opportunities for attackers to exploit human vulnerabilities and digital systems. Last year, 85% of breaches involved a human element, and attacks on web applications represented 39% of all breaches.

It is therefore more important than ever for organisations to understand how secure their network is against external threats and cyber attacks.

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FLASH BRIEFING: Navigate to Cyber Safety – Cyber Incident Response

Delivered by: Cliff Martin, Cyber Incident Responder

Download this 20-minute flash briefing, during which our cyber expert, Cliff Martin will dissect two of the major cyber attacks that have hit the headlines this month. Cliff offers a high-level overview and practical advice on how these attacks could have been mitigated – and what your organisation needs to do to avoid suffering the same fate.

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FLASH BRIEFING: Navigate to Cyber Safety – Ransomware

Download this 20-minute flash briefing, during which our team of cyber experts dissect two of the major ransomware attacks that have hit the headlines this month. They offer a high-level overview and practical advice on how these attacks could have been mitigated – and what your organisation needs to do to avoid suffering the same fate.

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Panel discussion: COVID-19 – Risks and opportunities post-lockdown

With restrictions to contain the COVID-19 pandemic easing and the world coming out of lockdown, many organisations are now preparing for a phased return to work.

As the lockdown comes to an end, organisations will inevitably face increased pressure to take the necessary measures to handle privacy and cyber risks – and to avoid fines for non-compliance – as they re-establish operations.

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Panel discussion: Covid-19 Cyber Risk and Data Privacy Response

The sudden global shift to remote working has brought unprecedented changes to social and work habits, and introduced new cyber risks and data privacy challenges that affect the way organizations need to operate.

As most employees are working from home, they may be accessing and processing information outside the organization’s normal security perimeter, which increases the risk of a data breach. With cyber criminals employing sophisticated phishing tactics and malicious websites to target staff by impersonating credible information sources around COVID-19, organizations need to implement security measures to address these challenges.

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Adapting to COVID-19 – Cyber security considerations

In these unprecedented circumstances, cyber criminals are coming up with new ways to carry out attacks and exploit fears around the uncertainties of COVID-19.

Creating an effective cyber risk strategy to mitigate the risk of cyber crime is the only way to ensure your organisation's survival.

Join William Gamble in this live webinar to learn about:

  • Types and examples of phishing attacks in the current COVID-19 climate;
  • Cyber security tips for staff working at home; 
  • Implementing a staff security awareness programme; and 
  • Key measures to reduce risks and prevent cyber attacks. 

The cyber security issue and how to overcome it

In this webinar, Steve Watkins will discuss cyber security and the threats organisations face. Attendees will learn how regular penetration tests, ISO 27001 and staff training can improve their overall security.

The webinar will also cover:

  • The state and effect of cyber threats;
  • The damage a breach can cause in the real world; and
  • Top tips to improve your organisation’s security.

Conducting a cyber security risk assessment

The assessment and management of information security risks is at the core of ISO 27001, and ensures that the ISMS continually adapts to changes in the organisation and the risk environment.

In this webinar, Alice Baker will discuss:

  • The five-step approach to conducting a risk assessment;
  • Information security vs. cyber security;
  • Choosing appropriate risk treatment options;
  • The key controls necessary for effective cyber security;
  • Reviewing, monitoring and reporting on the risk assessment; and
  • ISO 27001 and effective information security risk management.

The cyber security benefits of a successful ISO 27001 implementation

Implementing ISO 27001 can improve an organisation’s security stance as well as provide guidance on how to successfully implement the Standard.

In this webinar, Sharon O’Reilly will discuss;

  • How ISO 27001 can help an organisation maintain compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • The importance of people, processes and technology in information security;
  • Testing your ISMS and developing documentation;
  • Securing organisation-wide commitment; and
  • How to adopt a comprehensive, risk-based approach to cyber security.

GDPR compliance and information security: reducing data breach risks

In this webinar, Alice Turley will discuss the importance of implementing the right procedures to detect, report and investigate a data breach in compliance with the GDPR.

The webinar will cover:

  • An overview of the GDPR and how an ISO 27001-aligned ISMS can support compliance;
  • The top risks that result in data breaches;
  • Key actions in the event of a data breach;
  • The technical and organisational requirements to achieve GDPR compliance;
  • Securing organisation-wide commitment; and
  • How to adopt a comprehensive, risk-based approach to cyber security.
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