Webcast: Cyber Resilience for SMEs: Taking Control

Cyber preparedness insights from a serving police superintendent

We’re always looking for initiatives that address the issues that matter to you and, with cyber threats dominating so much of the headlines, we’re surprised that getting businesses to take that first step remains such a challenge.

The government has recognised this and set up organisations like the South West Cyber Resilience Centre to help SME’s fully understand the issues and the solutions available to them. Staffed by serving police officers, we think this national network of Cyber Resilience Centres offer you an invaluable opportunity to get impartial advise from those who see first hand the results of cyber crime.

NetUtils, a leading MSSP, share our belief that these Cyber Resilience Centres can help IT and security teams push home the cyber message and get more businesses to take that essential first step to cyber security. NetUtils also recognise there are options as to how any cyber strategy can be realised and has offered to describe the benefits and disadvantages associated with each so that you can be more informed about the right approach for you.

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About the webcast

When you’re busy with the day-to-day running of your business, it’s easy to ignore the things that aren’t causing you immediate concern. On 28 July, 2022, NetUtils and the Southwest Cyber Resilience Centre teamed up to produce an insightful webinar to help organisations better prepare for cyber threats.

You’ll be aware of large-scale cyber breaches hitting the mainstream media.  If you’re unaffected you’ll most likely feel sympathy for those that are, be relieved it wasn’t you and perhaps assume (or hope) you must be doing everything right?

About the speakers

Mark Moore, Director, Cyber Resilience Centre, South West Region

Mark is a serving police Superintendent in the Devon and Cornwall force. After graduating from Exeter University with a language degree, he has worked for over 25 years in policing, spanning a variety of operational roles.

His CV includes periods as a detective, as a leader of sizeable policing areas, and as a firearms commander, with an interest in cyber which recently led to him becoming one of the force ‘digital leaders’. He’s also operated nationally as a lead consultant, helping Forces across the country create sustainable operating models. Latterly, Mark chaired the board of directors of a local Multi-Academy Trust, guiding it through a period of restructure and expansion.

Mark holds an MSc in police leadership and management as well as a postgraduate diploma in the psychology of organisation development.

He's married with two children, is the owner of two dogs and has a passion for Cornish beaches.

Malcolm Orekoya, CISM, CISSP, Chief Technology Officer, NetUtils

Malcolm has been with NetUtils for 10 years. He is involved in managing the support, professional services, and presales consultancy activities of the technical team as well as devising and supporting the overall management strategy and mission. In addition, Malcolm is the technology strategist involved in reviewing the information technology landscape and evaluating innovative and best-of-breed networking and security vendors to work with and bring to our clients as easy-to-consume managed services.

About the South West Cyber Resilience Centre

The South West Regional Cyber Security Centre is part of the National Cyber Resilience Centre Group (NCRCG). It's a "not-for-profit company", funded and supported by the Home Office, Policing and Ambassador partners, set up to strengthen the reach of cyber resilience across the business community.

Until recently, tackling cybercrime within a business was the domain of IT specialists, but, over the past ten years, it has increasingly become a fundamental priority for any business leader. An appropriate and effective cyber strategy needs to be integral to the operation of all organisations, sitting at the heart of how they protect their business, customers, and supply chains.

A coalition of police, government, large employers and organisations and academia, they support smaller organisations in their region and across England and Wales to make their businesses safer, more secure and more resilient.

Additionally, they're building a national talent pipeline of students to equip the next generation who will tackle cybercrime with the essential skills, knowledge and on-the-job training they need.

About NetUtils

When we recommend a solution, you can be sure it’s been tried, tested and is trusted by our customers.

With our 28-year heritage comes over 450 years of collective experience available to you in a million-pound team of industry-leading specialists. By design we’re structured to be guided by our technical arm, ensuring our core business is driven by solid technical policy

Our abundance of industry experience brings with it a practical appreciation of how systems work in the real world and informs how we can help you face the ever-evolving cyber threat landscape.

Cyber Resilience for SMEs Webcast

On 28 July, 2022, NetUtils and the Southwest Cyber Resilience Centre teamed up to produce an insightful webinar to help organisations better prepare for cyber threats.

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