Webinar series: Cyber security for your business

Register for this webinar series on cyber security for your business.

  • Supported by: Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
  • Sessions: -
  • Event type: Webinar
  • Fee: Free

All businesses are vulnerable to cyberattacks. Whilst many go to great lengths to protect their physical assets many do not take similar precautions with their digital information. A responsive and active cyber security plan is essential for business success.

After viewing this series, you will:

  • have an appreciation of the reasons why small businesses are becoming an increasingly prominent target for cyber attackers
  • understand that there some simple steps you can take to improve your level of cyber resilience
  • have a well-rounded understanding of the current cyber threat landscape and the details of what steps SMEs can take to mitigate the risks posed by these threats
  • be equipped with the skills and knowledge to develop a simple and effective cyber security incident response capability
  • understand the nature of cloud services and the unique cyber security considerations that come with using cloud services or engaging in other outsourcing arrangements
  • have an awareness of additional resources they can consult for ongoing support with their cyber security issues and challenges.

There are 5 parts to this webinar series:

  • Webinar 1: Cyber security for small to medium enterprises - 31 July 2017
  • Webinar 2: The cyber threat landscape for small to medium enterprises - 15 August 2017
  • Webinar 3: Cyber security operational basics - 15 September 2017
  • Webinar 4: Developing an effective incident response capability - 27 October 2017
  • Webinar 5: Cyber security in the cloud and outsourcing - 24 November 2017

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Session List

Select the specific event you wish to attend from the sessions listed below

  • Webinar
    • Location: Webinar
      • Duration: 1 hour
    • Webinar 1: Cyber security for small to medium enterprises

      Key objectives for this webinar:

      • to introduce cyber security as a must have for businesses
      • outline what a good approach might involve and how SMEs can be prepared
      • introduce key resources.
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  • Webinar
    • Location: Webinar
      • Duration: 1 hour
    • Webinar 2: The cyber threat landscape for small to medium enterprises

      Small to medium enterprises can be particularly vulnerable against cyber-attacks. Webinar 2 will outline the cyber security landscape that SMEs may be operating in. It will address the reasons why SMEs may be targeted, highlight why cyber security should be prioritised and discuss some of the tactics that are used against businesses.

      Key objectives for this webinar:

      • emphasise why cyber security should be a priority
      • to highlight the reasons why attackers target SMEs
      • demonstrate some of the methods of attack that may be used.
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  • Webinar
    • Location: Webinar
      • Duration: 1 hour
    • Webinar 3: Cyber security operational basics

      This webinar covers some of the practical ways that a SME can improve its cyber security. This includes highlighting the need for cyber security to involve good processes, knowledgeable and responsive staff, and sound technology controls. It will also recommend easy to implement processes that a business can implement today.

      Key objectives for this webinar:

      • to demonstrate the need for business-wide cyber security knowledge
      • to outline easy and practical ways that a business can address cyber security immediately.
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  • Webinar
    • Location: Webinar
      • Duration: 1 hour
    • Webinar 4: Developing an effective incident response capability

      Cyber security involves minimising and stopping attacks but also developing a plan for handling cyber security incidents. Webinar 4 discusses the process for developing an incident response strategy, practical ways that a strategy can be implemented and when to notify your customers, clients or regulators of a security incident.

      Key objectives for this webinar:

      • to provide guidance in developing an incident response strategy
      • demonstrate the ways that your staff can actively implement strategies
      • to highlight when to notify your customers of a breach and your legislative obligations.
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  • Webinar
    • Location: Webinar
      • Duration: 1 hour
    • Webinar 5: Cyber security in the cloud and outsourcing

      The final webinar in this series focuses on cyber security in cloud and when to outsource your cyber security processes. This webinar will highlight the importance of discussing cyber security with your cloud provider, security considerations for engaging with the cloud, and risk management when working with a third party service provider.

      Key objectives for this webinar:

      • to demonstrate the role, advantages and disadvantages of the cloud and potential risks that may arise
      • highlight the security considerations that may need to be taken into account when working with the Cloud.
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