London Small Biz Network: Considerations for Securing your IT

Considerations for Securing your IT

Thursday 2 May 2019 12.30 – 2.30 pm

Following Jane’s sell out GDPR workshop in May 2018 we are seriously excited she is returning to share with us “Considerations for Securing your IT”. At Jane’s GDPR workshop she shared some excellent security tips and apps which are free and she will be back in May to help us secure our businesses once more … this time secuirng our IT

58% of small organisations reported a security breach in 2018. Many business owners are worried about the impact of cyber crime on their businesses, but don’t understand what the issues are or how to start protecting themselves.

Isaac Asimov’s sentiment “I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.” is even more relevant today with our increasing dependence on our devices – PC’s, laptops, tablets and smartphones.

During the workshop we will explore the trade-offs between usability and security. There will be lots of opportunities to discuss these trade-offs as we consider the different security measures your organisation could implement. We will highlight how the requirements of Cyber Essentials will impact implementation decisions on security measures.

Topics include:

Protect Your Accounts – how the adversary uses our online presence to trick us , “think before we click” on a link, or to connect to a network, or give or publish information
Protect Devices – simple effective protection to safeguard the devices individuals use to access data. Keeping them in a healthy state keeps your data secure and the devices running efficiently.
Protect Your Network – explore the framework of security measures for protecting your network, security considerations when selecting cloud providers and basic measures for protecting your organisations website are also explored.

Jane Whitgift BSc, MSc, M.Inst.ISP, CISM, MBCS – Manging Director – Whigift Security

Jane Whitgift had a 30+ year career in IT in FTSE 100 companies years, with 15+ years focusing on Business Information Security and Risk Management for IT systems. Having established Whitgift Security, she now works with SME’s providing practical, affordable IT security solutions to protect their businesses online. She has worked with organisations to help them achieve the UK Government backed Cyber Essentials certification and prepare for GDPR.

£40 per person includes networking, lunch and refreshments.

Please book in advance as places are limited.

No refunds once booked, but we are happy for you to transfer ticket to a friend, just let us know!

For more details and to book please contact or call 07956 235 248