Cyber Security Seminar - Thursday 22nd March

Cyber crime is fast becoming one of the biggest threats to businesses in Northern Ireland. It's estimated that online fraud and cybercrime cost the UK over £11bn in 2016. All of which explains why the issue of cyber security is no longer just a priority for the IT department.

This free conference, hosted by Belfast City Centre Management, aims to educate businesses in Belfast City Centre on the threat of cyber crime and how they can protect their businesses.

You can choose to attend whichever session you feel is most relevant or join us for the full day.


9:00am Registration and refreshments
9:30am Charlie McMurdie: Keynote
11:00am Break with refreshments
12:00pm David Benford: Social engineering attacks
1:30pm Lunch
2:30pm Stuart Green: Post attack recovery of data
4:00pm Finish



Charlie McMurdie served for 32 years in the Metropolitan Police where she established and led a world class national cyber-crime capability and enforcement body for the United Kingdom. She worked on the cyber-security team for London 2012 Olympic games and now is the senior cyber-crime advisor for PwC. A global leader in fraud strategy and intelligence operations, she opens her audiences up to an unknown world.

David Benford is internationally renowned as a leading expert on hostile profiling through open sources, social media and emerging technologies, and is the managing director and principal consultant of Blackstage Forensics. He is a visiting professional fellow at the College of Law at the University of Derby and works internationally with military, TV, corporates and law enforcement agencies and is well known for his work with the diplomatic world and government.

Stuart Green is the driving force behind SJG Digital, one of the most active cyber-security specialists in the UK, helping organisations throughout the country develop their defences against cyber attack. Stuart and his team have backgrounds that originate in the MoD and they now provide a unique and highly specialised skill set to their customer base. With GCHQ-backed certifications such as CESG Certified Professional, Stuart spends much of his time providing specialist hardware and advice to organisations of all sizes all over the UK as they adopt the Government’s Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus certifications.

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