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The Cyber Security People Pie

Original Article: Firstly, those close to me know that when it comes to cooking I fit into both the ‘can’t cook’ and ‘won’t cook’ categories. So before I begin this piece, I feel it’s only right to omit that I sought the help of a real chef in the making of this flavoursome written dish! I am lead to believe,… Read more →

Opening Up Fraudulent Invoices

Original Article: We often talk about the unknown ‘attackers’ out to get us in the context of cyber security, but the majority of these types are not confrontational people – they barely deserve the term attacker. They hide in the shadows with their TOR browsers and anonymity supporting anonymous or whoever the favourite hacking group is that month. If you… Read more →

Getting to Know GDPR

Date: 21/06/2017 Venue: Data Protection People, Leeds Meeting Minutes Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster teamed up with Data Protection People to host a session on GDPR, the new EU Data Protection regulation which will be introduced in May 2018. Agenda Presentation on the myths behind GDPR from Stuart Barker, CEO from The Agenci Panel Session featuring representatives from The Agenci, Data… Read more →

Notes from event with DigiCatYorks

Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster & DigiCatYorks Event and Meeting 25/04/17 Speakers: Martin Law – AgilityIS Dr Simon Parkinson – University of Huddersfield Bruno Brunskill – Trusted Management Melanie Oldham – Bob’s Business Ltd Martin Law started the day with a talk about the risks that businesses could face by looking at the internet of things and GDPR. Some key points… Read more →

Meeting 13 Notes

18/01/2017 – YCSC Meeting Overview   Thank you to Sheffield Hallam University for hosting our last meeting, very kindly organised by one of the guest speakers Shahrzad Zargari.  Bob Drake opened the presentations with an insight into the ever evolving apprenticeship schemes available via Sheffield Hallam University.  Opportunities for our next generation of cyber experts to work and gain valuable… Read more →

Meeting 12 Notes

A great big thankyou to Exa Networks for hosting today’s YCSC meeting offering exceptional, spacious facilities. A special thank you to Mark Dearlove – Security and Compliance Officer at Exa Networks for presenting his experience of implementing ISO27001:2013 (Information Security Management System). Mark offered insight into the certification process and the most challenging element of implementation – engaging employees. Mark… Read more →

DMARC – Courtesy of the GCA

So you may not of heard but the Global Cyber Alliance are a non profit designed to raise awareness of some of the biggest cyber crime issues effecting business. They were founded with money from like minded investors (taken from criminal asset forfeiture no less) and kept their goals simple – with the intention of doing what they do well!… Read more →

Event – Addressing the threats for your business

Cyber Security: Addressing the threats for your business Wednesday 30th November 2016 University of Huddersfield, 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, 2/29, 16:00 to 19:00   Information: The University of Huddersfield and Digital Catapult Centre Yorkshire are pleased to organise this free-to- attend Cyber Security workshop at the 3M Buckley Innovation Centre on Wednesday 30th November 2016 between 16:00 to 19:00.  … Read more →

Met Police Cyber Security Updates

We have received updates from DC Christopher Young at the organised crime division of the Met Police. We thought the following might be useful to members of the YCSC:   Europol are currently trying to raise awareness of the dangers of mobile malware with their Stop, Think, Connect campaign.  For more information visit the Europol website.   In the run… Read more →

Cyber Security Europe

The cluster were lucky enough to attend the Cyber Security Europe Event hosted by ‘Agenci’, our 4.30 meeting would tag on to the tail end of the event. For a full line up of the speakers please click here.   The event opened with an anonymous style video message, a little out there – but intended to welcome the guests… Read more →

YCSC Meeting #11

The Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster presents the 11th YCSC meeting at the Apsire in Leeds City Centre on 18th October.   The eleventh Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster meeting will be held at Aspire in Leeds City Centre on Oct 18th. The meeting will run from 4:30pm – 6pm in the Banker’s Draft Boardroom. Please be aware that there are a limited number… Read more →

Brexit GDPR Workshop

Chaired by Daniel Prince – Lancaster University   On the 5th of October the YCSC had a place at the Brexit Workshop in Manchester, this round table event looked for insight into how ‘Brexit’ will change the world of cyber and focussed on the GDPR regulations. Some great points were raised from all walks of industry and it was brilliant… Read more →