Free Webinar: Cybercrime during the pandemic and beyond

Posted on 24/04/2020

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At this upcoming webinar, we’re teaming up with the East Midlands Special Operations and Regional Organised Crime Unit (EMSOU ROCU) to bring you the latest cyber threats resulting from the pandemic, and exactly how you can best protect your organisation and employees.

Date: Thursday 7th May

Time: 1pm – 1.45pm

Price: FREE, booking essential!

Location: This is a virtual event – we’ll email the joining details before the event.


Cybercriminals are targeting and exploiting home workers, with an alarming number of phishing attacks and scams – among others – tricking both individuals and businesses into handing over their personal information. And it looks like the problem is set to stay.

At this exclusive webinar, you’ll hear first-hand from the East Midlands Special Operations Regional Organised Crime Unit (EMSOU ROCU) on the current challenges that companies are facing in the wake of the pandemic, and how these targeted attacks are affecting the cyber security landscape. Learn the main threats affecting businesses like yours, where they come from, and why.

Our cyber security experts will share the steps you can take to best protect your business, employees and data from the latest threats, and how to ensure you get maximum value from your cyber defences.


Key takeaways…

  • Real-life cases of coronavirus related cyber attacks, and what we can learn from these
  • How the pandemic has changed the cyber crime landscape
  • Planning for cyber readiness and how to reduce risk for your business
  • The human factor – are your employees cyber aware?
  • How to get maximum value from your cyber defences
  • Q&A – ask us anything


Meet the speakers


Ian Hickling, Cyber Protect Officer at the EMSOU ROCU

The East Midlands Special Operations Unit delivers specialist capabilities across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire. Working within the Regional Organised Crime Unit, Ian is part of a dedicated cyber security team who work with businesses and communities to reduce and respond to cyber crime.


Lee Johnson, Chief Technology and Information Security Officer at Air IT

As Air IT’s Chief Technology and Information Security Officer, Lee is responsible for guiding our technology strategy and solutions. A keen cyber security expert, Lee heads up our specialist cyber security division, Air Sec, delivering leading-edge information and cyber security services to safeguard clients from the latest threats and vulnerabilities.


Who is this event for?

This event is suitable for business leaders and those responsible for  IT, data security and compliance within the workplace.

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