Cyber crime is a growing threat to the UK public and business and government. Insurance claims for data breaches by business are being made at a rate of more than one a day as reported by the CFC. In addition there have been a number of high-profile attacks on larger companies where customer data has been compromised leading to public loss of confidence in the business. The Federation of Small Businesses reported the cost of attacks was around £5.26 billion to the UK economy.
The aims and objectives of this conference is to raise cyber awareness built around the 10 steps to cyber security, provide an environment and opportunity for professionals to network and share experiences and solutions, connect industry, academia and law enforcement collaborating to drive innovation and creativity to find effective and efficient methods to protect businesses and pursue cyber criminals and to promote the CISP network and membership.
The audience will be made up of small, medium enterprises from around the Yorkshire and Humber region, law enforcement, police partners and industry and academic partners.
Assistant Chief Constable Russ Foster will open the event. Mr Foster is the regional and local force lead for cyber. A number of other guest speakers from academia, law enforcement and industry will be providing their valuable insight on cyber security. Mathew Callaghan from the United States Secret Service will be providing an insight to tackling international cyber crime. There will be networking opportunities before, during and after the event.
Free parking is available at the venue. Pre-booking is required. There are over 200 spaces. Should the parking area be full, then there is limited on street parking available. To pre-book the parking please email Belinda Lowe as shown below.
Leeds Train Station is approximately a 15 minute walk away to the venue. Please click on below link which provides a detailed map from the Leeds train station to the venue.
Leeds Bus Station is approximately a 5 minute walk to the venue. Please click on the below link which provides a detailed map from the Bus Station to the venue.