Diary date: Tuesday, 19 July 2016 from 10:00 to 12:00 (BST) – Add to Calendar. Bayliss Suite, Plymouth Science Park – 1 Davy Road, Plymouth, PL6 8BX
Plymouth Science Park tenants are asking the west country business community to come forward with their experience of cyber fraud.
Devon and Cornwall Business Council, who recently relocated their HQ to Plymouth Science Park, will be holding a half-day conference to discuss the subject.
Up to thirty spaces are available for the morning talk session at Plymouth Science Park, using their conferencing facilities, to discuss how to make sure business is resilient to cyber attacks.
Research shows that 98% of tested web apps are vulnerable to attack, 75% of directors of
businesses are not involved in the review of cyber security risks, online banking fraud increases
48% year on year, and in 2015 there was a 144% increase in successful cyber attacks on
“So whether you are already thinking about it or haven’t had chance to consider how you protect yourself, this focus group meeting could be just what you’re looking for,” says Chloe Parker from Devon and Cornwall Business Council.
“The purpose of the table discussions is to allow us to understand more about the issues that businesses are aware of and indeed actively facing up to, which will enable us to develop the right support in partnership with Devon and Cornwall police which will aid you and your business to be better protected in this increasingly sophisticated world of cyber security.”
The morning will comprise a presentation from Kate Doodson of Cosmic on ‘Becoming Web Safe’, followed by table-based discussions.
10.00 – 10.15 Arrival, teas and coffees and introductions
10.15 – 11.00 “Becoming web safe” by Kate Doodson from Cosmic
11.00 – 11.45 Table based discussions on Cyber Security issues
11.45 – 12.00 Table facilitators feeding back and summing up
12.00 – 12.30 Networking time
If you’d like any further information, please contact: Katharine Bourke, [email protected]
Tuesday, 19 July 2016 from 10:00 to 12:00 (BST) – Add to Calendar
Bayliss Suite, Plymouth Science Park – 1 Davy Road, Plymouth, PL6 8BX