Join ICAEW on Thursday 30th June and hear how criminals plan to attack businesses and learn how you can protect yours.

The session will include real life examples and case studies, and following the event you will be sent an e-pack containing the presentations in a PDF format. These will include action plans and a checklist to help you gauge how robust your preventive strategies really are.

This event is open to all and tickets are £25 + VAT and include refreshments, lunch and a e-pack of presentations which will be sent after the event.


09:30 Registration and refreshments
10:00 Introduction – Pippa Bourne, Regional Director, ICAEW
10:05 The cyber-crime threat and modern day policing – Sergeant Phil Cobley.
Understanding types of cyber crime threat that are out there and the real life dangers that exist – what Policing is doing to change the way it works and thinks in order to tackle those threats.
 10:45 How Cyber criminals carry out scams and attacks, and the impact on business – Joe Cooksey.
How the cyber criminals take advantage of customers with demonstrations of social engineering and invoice fraud together with explanations in simple terms of other common cyber-attacks and how to mitigate against them.
 11:25  Mid-morning refreshments
 11:45 The Cyber Essentials Standard – what is it and how it can benefit my business? – Paul Rolison ACA.
How to get started with cyber security, the questions to ask and how to use a security framework to manage the changes that may be necessary.
12:15 Q&A Panel
12:30 Lunch and opportunity to network

If you have any questions, please contact

This event is supported by Signpost 2 Grow, South Cambridgeshire District Council, Anglia Ruskin University and the Intellectual Property Office.

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