Cyber Security Briefing

Daniel Strain 23-Sep-2019 00:00:00

Yes, you heard right! We are hosting a 2-hour session jam-packed with informative, useful and powerful advice to help users deal with the current online threats faced by organisations like yours.

The briefing will be held at the beautiful Heywood House in Westbury on Wednesday 23rd of October 2019 from 8.00 am – 10.00 am.

Why should you come?

Netitude is teaming up with Chris Whitley from KnowBe4, Nick Porter and Martin Lethbridge from WatchGuard and Fraud Examiner, IT Risk & Privacy Professional, Yogesh Agarwal, to bring you Cyber Security briefing that will educate you on the latest threats, trends and software to help protect your business from cybercrime. Together we will help you understand how you can build a security-aware culture in your business.

What does KnowBe4 do?

KnowBe4 is the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform that helps you manage the ongoing problem of social engineering.

KnowBe4 is a platform for new-school security awareness training. They help you keep your users on their toes with security top of mind. With this new-school integrated platform, you can train and phish your users, see their Phish-prone percentage improve over time and get measurable results.

What will Chris be presenting?

The lovely Chris Whitley will provide an educational demo titled “Why Hack When You Can Phish” which will focus on Social Engineering; what it is and how your employees are often your last line of defence against a cyber-criminal. Through an interactive demo, Chris will show you just how easy it is to obtain someone’s password by finding out personal details about them. This can often be things we share on social media, so it might make you and your staff think twice about what you decided to share.

WatchGuard, what do they do?

For over 20 years, WatchGuard has pioneered cutting-edge cybersecurity technology and delivered it as easy-to-deploy and easy-to-manage solutions.

With industry-leading network security, secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication, and network intelligence products and services, WatchGuard enables more than 80,000 small and midsize enterprises from around the globe to protect their most important assets.

In a world where the cybersecurity landscape is constantly evolving, and new threats emerge each day, WatchGuard makes enterprise-grade cybersecurity technology accessible for every company.

What are Martain and Nick presenting?

Senior threat analyst Martin Lethbridge and Nick Porter will discuss “The Threat Landscape” and present some of the results from WatchGuard’s latest Internet Security Report, including:

  • Top threat trends impacting companies around the world.
  • Top malware threats detected and blocked by WatchGuard appliances in Q2 2019.
  • More information on WatchGuard Threat Research Team and our quarterly Internet Security Report.

Every quarter, the WatchGuard Threat Lab releases an Internet Security Report that describes and analyzes the top threat trends impacting companies around the world. The report highlights the leading malware variants, the most common network attacks, and the biggest breaches or security incidents from the period.

Who is Yogesh Agarwal?

Yogesh brings an excellent combination of academics, business strategy and technical expertise to the complex world of information security.

An accountant, a fraud examiner and a qualified IT, risk and privacy professional, Yogesh’s calm and pragmatic approach have earned him a reputation for high-class customer service and excellent problem-solving.

He has worked with PwC for four years and then directly with clients across technology, fintech, public sector, defence, and electronics over last twelve years, successfully delivering complex projects across the globe and is widely recognised as a problem solver and a solution finder.

He believes that Information Security should work as a business enabler rather than a jargon-heavy, a compliance-focused and expensive necessity.

His ability to convey this message in a plain language has landed him several opportunities to brief C-level executives and professional audiences on the topics of cyber-crime, data privacy, corporate frauds and business resilience as well as on specialist subjects of cloud security.

As a Cyber Essentials assessor, Yogesh has worked with hundreds of SMEs helping them certify to this government-backed standard and has an in-depth understanding of challenges and opportunities provided by the new world of cloud computing.

Which subject will Yogesh talk about?

Yogesh Agarwal will be giving a talk on “Harnessing the Cloud With Confidence”, the flow of Yogesh’s presentation will be as followed:

  • Why should SMEs start using and trusting the cloud?
  • Benefits vs Risks.
  • Changed ways of working.
  • Security in the cloud.
  • Questions.