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The Future of Cyber Security Manchester


  • Event name: The Future of Cyber Security Manchester
  • Date: Thursday, 25 January 2018
  • Time: 8:30 am – 4:45 pm
  • Location: Manchester United Football Club, Sir Matt Busby Way, Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester, M16 0RA
Event description: The Future of Cyber Security Manchester is a national event that aims to harness specialist cyber security knowledge and engage decision makers in crucial cyber security problem-solving exercises. Covering the strategic needs of all enterprises, the one-day conference provides attendees with a unique opportunity to learn from a carefully selected pool of experts and innovators.

The conference sessions and seminars are designed to paint a clear picture of the current cyber security landscape, and aim to offer practical insights and methodologies for advancing strong and highly beneficial cyber security strategies. The presentations will cover new technology and emerging threats such as fake news, as well as discuss how the National Cyber Security Centre is helping businesses across the UK. Other topics include the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), malware attacks, cyber crime, the relationship between data protection and the state, and long-term risk management strategies.

  • Keynote speaker: Tony Drewitt, Managing Director of IT Governance
  • Presentation topic: GDPR compliance and your cyber security programme
  • Time: 2:30 – 2:45 pm (GMT)
Key points covered:
  • The impact of obligations under the GDPR on cyber security in public-sector organisations.
  • Common cyber security and privacy challenges and solutions.
  • The practical steps to initiating a GDPR compliance programme.

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