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GDPR and Cyber Security – breakfast event

December 4, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am


Information security continues to be a hot topic for businesses, including the almost daily reports of data breaches.

Many small business owners will have pencilled in May 25, 2018 as the date when the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force. But it’s also likely they all have the same question: what does GDPR mean for my business and me?

The simple answer is that it means a lot. Any company, big or small, will have to comply with new regulations regarding the secure collection, storage and usage of personal information. What’s more, violations will be met with fines.

Join Digital Catapult Centre Yorkshire as we discuss all things GDPR and some basics around cyber security.

Who should attend?

This event is designed for all types of businesses, but specifically these persons:

  • Heads of Business
  • Heads of IT and Infrastructure
  • Data Protection Officers (or those with this responsibility in this area)
  • Managers responsible for cyber security

Why attend?

The event will provide you with a far greater understanding of the cyber security landscape by focusing on topics that include:

  • GDPR – An overview and how the regulation will impact businesses.
  • Threats and solutions, in particular cyber threats associated with becoming increasingly internet enabled through IoT devices.
  • Risks across supply chain.
  • Cyber crime and financial impact.
  • Threats and their impact on critical business processes.

At the end of the event, each attendee will receive a resource pack, highlighting sources of guidance and advice on topics covered in the session. There will also be an opportunity to ask the speakers questions and network with attendees.

Additional detail

Speakers include:

Emma Roe – Partner and Head of Commercial and Intellectual Property at Shulmans solicitors.Emma’s areas of expertise include; manufacturing and supply agreements, data protection and processing arrangements and intellectual property licensing and information technology matters.

Martin Law – Founder of AgilityIS, a cyber security solutions provider with many years industry experience. Martin is a seasoned security professional with over 25 years security expertise, providing consultancy services to a broad spectrum of clients across all industry sectors.

Martin is also a proactive member of Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster.

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