#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 event
Theme: Addressing cyber security in marine, offshore and logistics, with a landslide preference.
Aimed at: Academics, data scientists, logistics experts, distribution companies.
Protecting Data in Healthcare
Date: 15 September, 2-3pm
Theme: Protecting data in healthcare
Aimed at: Health care professionals, data analysts, cyber security professionals
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, 4-6pm
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
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#
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.
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.
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
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.