16th September 2021 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cyber security and fraud, what is happening, what you can do about it and the ethics of your action or inaction. Part of #CyberFest 21, the North East’s biggest cyber security festival, now in its fourth year, this is a Joint event with the North East Fraud Forum and NIBE.

  • Welcome and introduction to CyberNorth – Phil Jackman, Dynamo North East
  • Introduction to the North East Fraud Forum – Alan Brown, NEFF
  • The relationship between cyber security and fraud –  Paddy O’Keefe Regional Economic Crime Coordination Centre – RECCC at NERSOU
  • The lawyer’s role in managing the aftermath of cyber security incidents – Jonny Gribben – Managing Associate Womble Bond Dickinson
  • Discussion – what more can the police, business and the public do to help each other, including audience Q&A – Sharon McDonald Sunderland
  • Does a whistleblowing policy help cyber security and fraud prevention – Elizabeth Gardiner – Protect
  • Can you insure your way to good cyber security – Andrew Parkin – Bollington
  • Discussion – The ethics of action or inaction, including audience Q&A – Caroline Theobald – NIBE
  • Where do we go from here? –  Phil Jackman
  • Summary and close