#CyberFest, the North East’s largest cyber security festival is now in its third year, with ten events across the region throughout September. The aim of #CyberFest is to raise awareness of cyber security activities across the region as part of our mission ‘To Make the North East the place for cyber security.’
#CyberFest 2020 is planned to be bigger and better than last year with a range of events covering businesses, students, the general public and cyber security providers.
Please get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org to indicate your interest in specific events.
Date: 4-5 September, full days
Consisting of talks and workshops. BSides Newcastle is to help build the community of InfoSec in the North East
Aimed at: Technical community.
Cyber Security Needs You!
Date: 8 September, 2-6pm
Theme: Joint University of Sunderland and Institute of Coding event. One-day mix of practical and presentations around cyber security.
Aimed at: Students and people who would like to progress within the cyber industry.
Cyber Security in Offshore and Onshore Logistics
Date: 10 September, morning 8:00 to 10:00
Theme: Cyber security in offshore and onshore logistics
Aimed at: Academics, data scientists, logistics experts, distribution companies
Protecting Data in Healthcare
Date: 15 September, 1-2.30pm
Theme: Protecting data in healthcare
Aimed at: CCIOs, CISOs, IT Directors in NHS, digital consultancies, software and healthcare providers and SMEs interested in healthcare and cyber.
Lessons from COVID, Getting Ready for Whatever’s Next
Date: 17 September, 10am – 1.00pm
Theme: Joint Fraud forum, NEBRC and Northumbria University. Two thirds of fraud involves cyber crime. Lessons from COVID-19, getting ready for the next one.
Aimed at: Businesses, crime professionals, data analysts.
Interested in a Career in Cyber Security?
Date; 22 September, 4.30pm-6.15pm
Theme: Find out what it takes to be an in-demand, highly skilled cyber security professional in one of the world’s fastest growing sectors.
Aimed at: Aimed at students and anyone thinking of a career in cyber security.
Cyber Crime is a Catalyst for Change in the Banking Sector?
Date: 23 September, 8.30-10.30am
Theme: Representatives from the banking and cyber security sector will be debating the motions for and against whether cyber crime is good for the banking sector.
Aimed at: Financial sector, police, business ethics cyber security professionals
Staying Safe from Cyber Crime in Tourism
Date: 24 September, 12.00pm-2.00pm
Theme: Joint Business Northumberland and Dynamo event. How tourism businesses can protect themselves from cyber crime.
Aimed at: Tourism businesses, and professionals, cyber security professionals
The Role of Cyber Security in the Future of Teesside
Date: 24 September, 6.00pm – 8.30pm
Theme: There are exciting times ahead for Teesside and cyber security has a role to play. This online event, with Tees Valley Business Club will bring you updates on two of Teesside’s leading initiatives.
Aimed at: Teesside businesses, cyber security professionals
National Cyber Security Centre and CyberFirst
Date: 29 September, 13:00-14:00Theme: CyberFirst is a programme of opportunities to help young people aged 11 – 17 years explore their passion for tech by introducing them to the fast paced world of cyber security.
Aimed at: If you work for an IT or technology company and are looking to support local schools in the region through Corporate Social Responsibility then this event is for you.
Bringing Creativity to Cyber Security
Date: 29 September, 17:30-20:00
Theme: The season finale is a joint event with Breeze Creatives, Sunderland University, Creative Fuse, ISACA, ISC2, NELHS and OWASP. Bringing creativity to cyber security. The event will include a collaborative cyber related artwork.
Aimed at: Technical and creative communities, cyber security professionals
Event speakers and bios
EVENT PARTNER OPPORTUNITIES
There are some great event partner opportunities for the #CyberFest programme.
Please contact Clare Nicholson for any queries.
Dynamo North East is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.