Cyber security has now been identified as a Tier 1 threat to the UK by the Government and levels of cyber-crime are now at an all time high. The aim of the session is to provide an overview of cyber-crime threats at both a local and national level as well as tips on how to keep yourself and your business safe. The session will be delivered in a ‘non-techie’ way which makes it suitable for all levels of understanding
Laura Cowie is the Cyber Protect Officer for Devon & Cornwall Police. The post has recently been established within the force with the main aim being to reduce the overall impact of Cyber Crime in the South West through raising awareness and promoting preventative measures that allow individuals and businesses to protect themselves and their IT infrastructure.