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Event – Cyber Essentials 2 – The UK Government Scheme to improve cyber security

Event - Cyber Essentials - The UK Government Scheme to improve cyber security

Due to excessive demand IT Governance is to host a second event on the Government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme on 17 July 2014. Our first event on 24 June 2014 sold out in just three weeks.

A high-profile list of government and industry figures will discuss the scheme, what you will need to do to qualify for Cyber Essentials or Cyber Essentials Plus certification and the need for businesses to develop cyber resilience.

This event has now sold out. To express your interest in the next Cyber Essentials event, please email events@itgovernance.co.uk.

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Dexter House, No.2 Royal Mint Court, Tower Hill, London EC3N 4QN, 17 July 2014
Price: £75.00 (GBP)
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Acquire the latest information on the Cyber Essentials Scheme

The primary objective of the UK Government’s National Cyber Security Strategy is to make the UK a safer place to conduct business online.

The Cyber Essentials Scheme has been developed by the UK Government to help businesses deal with the business-critical issue of cyber security.

The Cyber Essentials Requirements document presents important guidance on the most basic technical controls an organisation needs to have in place. Deploying these controls will assist every UK organisation in defending against the most common forms of cyber-attacks.

Attend this event and learn first-hand from the UK Government's Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) what you will need to do to qualify for Cyber Essentials or Cyber Essentials Plus certification and how this will help your organisation to improve IT security and in doing so, help to assure your supply chain.

Confirmed speakers at this event include:

  • Richard Bach – Assistant Director, Cyber Security, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
  • Alan Calder – Chairman of IT Governance & world leading authority on cyber security
  • David Clarke – Board member at Today Advisory Services, London, and founder of the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau
  • Kevin Olver – ISO27001 Auditor, SGS
  • Sarb Sembhi – Chair of the ISACA Government and Regulatory Advocacy Committee, and a member of the ISACA Relations Board
  • Geraint Williams – Senior Consultant and Trainer, IT Governance

Click here to view the agenda for the Cyber Essentials event on 17 July.

By attending this event you will gain valuable insights including:

  1. The latest information from the Government on the Cyber Essentials Scheme, compliance criteria and the challenges of implementing Cyber Essentials
  2. The two certification levels: Cyber Essentials (Stage 1) and Cyber Essentials Plus (Stage 2).
  3. How the Cyber Essentials Scheme is the ‘very minimum’ requirement and that all organisations need to build cyber resilience
  4. How international standards including ISO27001 and ISO22301 can facilitate ‘cyber resilience’
  5. How to address the people, process and technology aspects of cyber security.

The day will also include:

  • Free cyber risk consultancy advice surgeries – confidential one-to-one advice sessions with a consultant.
  • Live demonstrations of vulnerability scanning and penetration testing by qualified ethical hackers.
  • The opportunity to speak with representatives from BCS North London, SGS and IISP (Institute of Information Security Professionals).
  • A buffet lunch.

Attend this high profile event and learn about the Cyber Essentials Scheme and what you need to be doing to protect your organisation in cyber space.

Join in the conversation and follow the Cyber Essentials event as it happens, using #CyberEssentials14 on Twitter.

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