Cyber Fraud: The art of the online hustle

Cyber Fraud: The art of the online hustle

Cyber fraud is evolving into a more sophisticated game, especially scams targeted at businesses. 

Has a deceased, distant and unknown relative left you millions? Could you help a stranger appropriate millions of pounds in return for half of the money?  Is your bank sending you emails asking you to click on a link? These are all scams we are familiar with and can easily identify as cyber fraud. But what if fraud were more coordinated, premeditated, targeted and specific? 

Cyber fraud is evolving into a more sophisticated game, especially scams targeted at businesses. Why? Businesses can be perceived as easier targets because more decision makers are involved, company information is readily available online, internal approval process may not be clear and budgets are bigger.

Come and hear from the following experts with advice to share with businesses:

  • Jon Jackson, Senior Lecturer at Bucks New University and an expert in web technologies
  • Mark Godsland, CyberProtect Officer at Thames Valley Police

Part of the Buckinghamshire Business Expo

This workshop takes place during the Buckinghamshire Business Expo at The Gateway and runs alongside the main exhibition. Throughout the day of the Expo there will also be a conference and other workshops. A ticket to the Expo costs £15 and gives people access to the Expo, conference and workshops, including this one. Read more about the Expo and book a place here >

Use #BucksBusinessExpo on social media if you are attending this event to promote your involvement in the Buckinghamshire Business Expo.


Details

Date:
8 March, 2019 - 8 March, 2019
Time:
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration from 1.30pm
Price:
Free
Location:
The Gateway, Gatehouse Rd, Aylesbury, Aylesbury, HP19 8FF
Please note:

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Contact:
Buckinghamshire Business First Events Team
events@bbf.uk.com
Waiting List:
Waiting List

Speakers

Jon Jackson, Senior Lecturer at Bucks New University
  • Jon Jackson, Senior Lecturer at Bucks New University

Jon is an expert in web technologies.


Mark Gosland, CyberProtect Officer at Thames Valley Police
  • Mark Gosland, CyberProtect Officer at Thames Valley Police

In this force wide capacity, Mark continues to work to develop and deliver with colleagues a Force-wide Cyber Protect strategy, focusing on proactive and dynamic cyber-crime prevention and reduction initiatives. His core roles include the support and guidance to the Local Policing Areas, to ensure that Neighbourhood policing staff have the basic skills to deliver local Cyber enabled prevention & reduction advice, support victims and reduce demand.


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