Cyber Security and GDPR training

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Staff Cyber Security Training

Staff training is an essential part of improving your business' cyber security, and in demonstrating compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Helping your staff to understand the threats that face them, and the potential for harm if those threats are realised improves security, and reduces business risk.

We offer training in a variety of formats to cater for (almost) every need. We can also provide bespoke training to meet your requirements.

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GDPR training

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are already in force in the UK. The grace period for compliance to the GDPR ran out in May 2018. Further information about the GDPR can be found on our "What is GDPR" blog post.

If you wish to book your own in-house session, we offer the following:

  • Fundamentals of the GDPR - 1hr session
    This session introduces the core principles of the GDPR and how they are likely to affect client businesses
  • Exploring the GDPR - 3hr session
    An intensive course exploring how the GDPR affects your business: what it is; how to prepare, proceed and; demonstrate compliance.

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Cyber Security training

Cyber crime is now the most common crime in the UK. Rather than being the victims of a targeted cyber attack, most businesses will be the victims of indescriminate attacks.

Understanding what cyber security is, and how to reduce the risk of cyber crime is therefore rapidly rising in importance.

  • Cyber Security Board Briefing - 1hr session
    Designed as a crash course in cyber security and it's implications, this session explains to boards what cyber security, and it's implications for their business.
  • Fundamentals of Cyber Security - 1hr session
    A crash course explaining, in very broad terms, the most common threats and what to watch for.
  • Staff Cyber Awareness Training - 3hr session
    The course helps staff to understand cyber security risk. We explore common threats - where they come from, how they work and how to avoid them.
  • Understanding Cyber Security for small businesses - 3hr session
    This course explains the major threats to small businesses, and the actions they can be taking to protect themselves.

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Modular cyber security training

These are 30-minute modules, you can "pick'n'mix" your requirements, a minimum of 2 modules for a training session.
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  • Why is Cyber important - what is cyber security, and why should businesses care
  • Phishing/Vishing - what is this, how does it work, what are the consequences
  • Passwords - why they're important and how to manage them
  • WiFi - the potential risks of using public WiFi and how to mitigate them
  • Firewalls - what is a firewall, why are they important, how do you use them
  • Backups - why you need them, and how to make sure you have good backup routines
  • Business resilience - things to consider to make sure your business is resilient to a cyber attack.
  • Email - how to identify dangerous emails and use email safely
  • Malware - what is malware, examples of what it does, and how to avoid it
  • Social Media - the inherent threats that come with the use of social media
  • Remote working - what a business should consider in relation to employees working remotely
  • Encryption - what is it, and why should we use it
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) - what should a business consider in relation to personally owned mobile device use in the business.
  • Persistent threats - what is a persistent threat
  • Removable Media - why removable media is dangerous, and how to mitigate the risks
  • Patching - the importance of applying updates

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Blended cyber security/GDPR training

  • Introduction to Cyber Security and the GDPR - 1hr session
    We believe that cyber security, and compliance to the GDPR are intrinsically linked. This session explains how the two are connected, and what businesses should be considering on both fronts.
  • Cyber Security and the GDPR - 3hr session
    This half day course explains the reach of cyber security within a business, the overlap between GDPR and cyber security, and what businesses should be doing to be able to compliance to the GDPR.

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"Very helpful and informative course. Giving a really good insight to GDPR,what's needed and the risks. Great for those who have started to read the legislation and need some clear guidance and can be the basis of a project plan. Definitely recommended for SME's with limited budget and resources to get you started."

Sian Juzyk, Geismar UK Ltd

"Having briefly read up on lots of different bits and pieces about GDPR, it was nice to sit in a seminar that explained the main areas we should be focusing on. Andy has a wealth of knowledge in this field, which he shared with the group willingly as well as taking the time to respond to questions relating to our particular businesses."

Anita Popat, Dalycom

"Andy's workshop, GDPR - first steps for small businesses, is very informative. He obviously knows his subject matter and explains it clearly and engagingly. Although this is a complex subject, this workshop helps you to recognise the key steps you need to take to get the GDPR ball rolling in your business."


"GDPR is a scary topic, but I loved the presentation by Andy; he broke the subject down into easy to understand chunks.
In order to protect myself & my clients I now just need to put the steps into place to ensure I am fully compliant by 25/05/18.
I'd fully recommend getting along to Andy's next session.