#CyberFest 2020

#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 clare.nicholson@dynamonortheast.co.uk to indicate your interest in specific events.

 

EVENTS SCHEDULE

 

BSides 

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.

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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.

Event speakers and bios

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Cyber Security in Offshore and Onshore Logistics

Date: 10 September, morning event
Theme: Addressing cyber security in marine, offshore and logistics, with a landslide preference.
Aimed at: Academics, data scientists, logistics experts, distribution companies.

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Protecting Data in Healthcare

Date: 15 September, 2-3pm
Theme: Protecting data in healthcare
Aimed at: Health care professionals, data analysts, cyber security professionals

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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.

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Interested in a Career in Cyber Security?

Date; 22 September, 4-6pm
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

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Cyber Crime is Good for the Banking Sector?

Date: 23 September, morning event
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#

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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.

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The Role of Cyber Security in the Future of Teesside

Date: 24 September, 6.00pm – 8.30pm
Theme: Joint with Teesside University and Teesside Business Club. In this online event, Tees Valley Business Club will bring you updates on two of Teesside’s leading initiatives
Aimed at: Teesside businesses.

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Bringing Creativity to Cyber Security

Date: 29 September, evening event.
Theme: Joint Breeze Creatives, ISC2, OWASP. Bringing creativity to cyber security. Event will include a commissioned cyber related artwork.
Aimed at: Technical and creative communities.

Event speakers and bios

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EVENT PARTNER OPPORTUNITIES

There are some great event partner opportunities for the #CyberFest programme.

#CyberFest 20_Partner Pack

Please contact Clare Nicholson for any queries.

 

Dynamo North East is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

RT @NEbizethics New event added - 23 Sept Cyber crime is good for the banking sector Part of #CyberFest with @dynamonortheast and @nclstartupweek #ThisIsMine eventbrite.co.uk/e/cyberfest-…

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