Cyber Resilience: Cost-Effective Solutions to Crime

  • 31 March 2020
  • 08:30 – 11:00
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The Cyber Resilience Centre for Greater Manchester is a not-for-profit venture supporting SMEs to become more cyber aware.

About this Event

It is estimated that online security breaches and cyber attacks cost the Greater Manchester economy £860 million each year. It is a common myth that only large businesses and corporations are targeted. Many SMEs and not-for-profit organisations also fall victim with often devastating financial consequences.

The Cyber Resilience Centre for Greater Manchester (CRC) has a mission to support local businesses learn more about online crime so they can put the appropriate solutions in place to stay safe. As a not-for-profit joint venture between Manchester Digital and Greater Manchester Police, CRC offers advice, training and other security services by working in partnership with trusted suppliers, founding partners and developing the skills of student cyber community.


8.30 - 9am - Registration and Breakfast

9 - 9.10am - Sarah Denton, Network Coordinator (CRC)

Introduction to the Cyber Resilience Centre for Greater Manchester

9.10 - 9.40am - Detective Superintendent Neil Jones (GMP)

How Cybercrime effects Small Businesses in the North West

9.40 - 10.30am - Kyle Bowes, Director of Student Services & Police Training (BRIM)

Cyber Awareness Tips for SMEs

10.40am - 11am - Networking

Please note: Priority will be given to members of the business community seeking support with cyber resilience.

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