Businesses to learn more about online security at cyber themed event

Businesses are being given the chance to learn more about online security and how they can better protect themselves from hackers.

Peterlee Business Park group will be hosting a Cyber Security event on the 24th April 2018, from 8.30am-10.30am at Learning Centre of Light, Caterpillar, Judson Road, North West Industrial Estate, Peterlee, SR8 2QJ.

How safe is your IT system from external/internal attack?  Still using the same password for all IT accounts? Want to see a live ‘hack’ on someone’s IT system?  Keen to learn how to minimise your chances of being hacked and safeguard your systems?

We’re thrilled to be able to announce that Jon Hudson from NERSOU (North East Regional Special Operations Unit) will show us a ‘live IT hack’.  David Lloyd from CISP (Cyber Security Information Sharing Partnership – will enlighten us about the work that CISP are doing with SMEs to help them with their cyber security and the resources available to them.  We will also hear from Andrew Dixon one of Barclays Digital Advisers who will give us an overview of how to look after our on-line house-keeping and what can happen if we don’t.  Claire Turnbull & Debbie Barron of Durham Police will share details of the new Cyber Essentials scheme, which SMEs can benefit from too.

8.30 – 8.45 – Registration and Networking
8.45 – 9.30 – Andrew from Barclays
9.30 – 9.50 – Jon Hudson (Live Hack)
9.50 – 10.10 – David Lloyd from CISP
10.10 – 10.25 – Claire & Debbie – Cyber Essentials
10.25 – Questions

If you’d like to attend this event, please ensure that you register by clicking on the link below.

Priority to attend the event will be given to those businesses located within Peterlee, Seaham and East Durham and the wider County of Durham.  We anticipate that this event will be extremely popular, so please book your ticket early.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us at

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