Online cyber crime prevention training session for businesses back by popular demand!

Last month the Business Crime Advisor ran a cyber crime prevention session for businesses. The free session took place online and saw businesses logging in from the comfort of their desks.

Due to the popularity of the session we have had a number of requests to run the same session again for businesses. The session will take place on 26th July at 1pm. If you are interested in joining the 30 minute session please email alexcharleswilliams@warwickshire.gov.uk and you will be sent the joining instructions.

For any businesses who would like to learn more about the work of the Business Crime Advisor or Warwickshire Business Watch, they can visit www.warwickshirebusinesswatch.co.uk or follow Warwickshire Business Watch on twitter @WarksBusiness.

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Upcoming cyber crime prevention sessions – face to face and online!

The Business Crime Advisor is involved with delivering a number of sessions to business over the next few months on the topic of cyber crime. Please see below links to these events in case you would like to attend:

Warwickshire Colleges Group Business Crime Event 5th June – https://www.warwickshire.ac.uk/events/employer_events/business_crime_event.aspx

Online Training session 7th June – http://www.warwickshirebusinesswatch.co.uk/blogevents/?p=32

Chamber of Commerce Protect your business: cyber security top tips event 17th July – https://www.cw-chamber.co.uk/events/protect-your-business-cyber-security-top-tips-event/

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Online cyber crime prevention training session spaces filling up!

In response to increasing concerns from the Warwickshire business community around cyber crime, Warwickshire County Council’s Business Crime Advisor is running an online training session for businesses across the County. This will be the first of a number of sessions covering a variety of crime prevention topics.

The session will be delivered on 7th June at 1pm and will cover all of the practical ways in which business can protect themselves from cyber crime and fraud. The session has been very popular and therefore there are only a small number of spaces left. If you would like to join the session, please email alexcharleswilliams@warwickshire.gov.uk for the joining instructions.

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Warwickshire businesses urged to get the low down on cyber crime from the comfort of their desks

New online cyber crime training session launches to businesses enabling them to get the latest information on online crime from the comfort of their own desks over lunch.

In response to increasing concerns from the Warwickshire business community around cyber crime, Warwickshire County Council’s Business Crime Advisor is running an online training session for businesses across the County. This will be the first of a number of sessions covering a variety of crime prevention topics.

The session will be delivered on 7th June at 1pm and will cover all of the practical ways in which business can protect themselves from cyber crime and fraud.

The session will look at what to look out for with regards to cyber threats but most importantly will provide businesses with concise practical advice to put into practice. In addition to this, there will also be time for any questions to be asked to make the session as interactive and useful as possible.

The beauty of this session is that it will be done online so there is no need for participants to leave their desks and it is completely free. For interested businesses, all they need to do is email alexcharleswilliams@warwickshire.gov.uk and they will receive instructions to join the training session.

For any businesses who would like to learn more about the work of the Business Crime Advisor or Warwickshire Business Watch, they can visit www.warwickshirebusinesswatch.co.uk or follow Warwickshire Business Watch on twitter @WarksBusiness.

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Rural Crime Meeting at Ryton Organic Gardens on 24th January!

The evening has been arranged to provide information, advice and support to Farmers, Horse Owners, Fisheries & Rural Businesses predominantly in the rural ares of Rugby, Nuneaton and Bedworth. In attendance will be:

Warwickshire Police, NFU, Security Advisors on equipment such as CCTV systems, trackers, alarms and marking systems, Warwickshire Fire & Rescue – Arson & Large Animal Rescue, Warwickshire County Council, Rugby Borough Council, Trading Standards, Cyber Crime Advisors, Business Crime Advisor and Warwickshire Horse Watch.

  • Refreshments provided
  • Displays and Stands, Open Forum, Opportunity to join Warwickshire Rural and Business Watch & Warwickshire Horse Watch
  • Tuesday 24th January
  • 7.30 to 9.30pm
  • Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, CV8 3LG

Please come along and support

 To reserve a place please email carolcotterill@warwickshire.gov.uk

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FSB Expo on 10th January 2017 including a Phishing Workshop! #B2BExpo17 #CyberCrime @FSBWarksCov

On Tuesday 10th January, the FSB, in conjunction with Touch Fm and the Belgrade Theatre are holding their annual Business Expo at the Belgrade Theatre.

The Expo offers networking, an expo and a suit of seminars for both those business owners just starting up and those wanting to take their businesses to the next level.

Of particular interest to those who may wish to know more about cyber crime is a Phishing Workshop which looks at protecting your business online.

Visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/b2b-expo-2017-10th-january-2017-tickets-20752853343 to find out more or to register to attend the Expo.

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Event for Rural Businesses, Farmers and Horse Owners in North Warwickshire! @WarksRuralWatch

Warwickshire Rural Crime Project would like to invite you to a meeting to discuss rural crime and other issues that affect you on:

Thursday 26th May 2016

7.00pm to 9.00pm

Over Whitacre Village Hall, Nuneaton Road, Over Whitacre, B46 2NG

Present will be Staff from the Office of the Warwickshire Police & Crime Commissioner, a Senior Officer from Warwickshire Police, NFU, North Warks Community Safety Partnership, Warwickshire County Council including Trading Standards Animal Welfare, a representative from the Fire Service and Warwickshire Horse Watch.

There will also be information and displays on crime prevention and security equipment, Rural Watch and an opportunity to make an appointment to have your tools and equipment property marked at your farm or business premises.

Places are limited, so please reserve your free place as soon as possible by: email to carolcotterill@warwickshire.gov.uk or by calling 07787 151848.

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ICO Conference on Data Protection for SMEs at the NEC

The ICO are running a half-day conference for Small and Medium Sized Businesses around the issue of Data Protection. The event will feature an address by the Federation of Small Businesses as well as a choice of workshops including records management, information security and subject access requests.

If you would like more information please visit: https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/news-and-events/events-and-webinars/

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Cybercrime and SMEs event hosted by the FSB.

The Business Crime Advisor will be attending an event organised by the Warwick and Leamington FSB on the 24th March along with the Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Ball and Chris White MP.

The event coincides with the launch of the new DVD, Cybercrime and SMEs. In 5 parts the DVD tells you about the major risk SMEs are currently facing through cybercrime, as well as tips to minimise the risk and protect your business as best you can.

The introduction to the DVD will be played and also involve a Question and Answer panel with the guests.

To book a place visit: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cybercrime-and-smes-hosted-by-warwick-and-leamington-fsb-24-march-2016-tickets-21669119921?aff=Bytesize

 

 

 

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Upcoming Business/Cyber Events

Upcoming events that the Business Crime Advisor will be attending include:

FSB B2B Expo – Belgrade Theatre – 12th January

Annual Business Summit – West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner – Keynote speech on Cybercrime – 18th January

Cybercrime Showcase – Birmingham -19th January

Chamber of Commerce Expo – Ricoh Arena – 11th March

In addition to these, the Business Crime Advisor is aiming to revisit FSB and Chamber of Commerce networking events to update on the progress of Business Watch along with visiting other networking groups.

If you would like to contact the Business Crime Advisor please visit the ‘Contact Us’ page of the website.

 

 

 

 

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