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Ransomware and other cyber attacks

19 October, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm BST

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While ransomware may not pose the biggest cyber-risk to charities, it can have the biggest impact. Learn more about ransomware and how to prevent it in this informative webinar from the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre. Also hear about the experiences of Charity Digital and Mary Stevens Hospice in dealing with cyber-attacks on their charities and how they responded.

This session will cover:

  • What is ransomware and how can it affect your charity
  • Urgent steps to take if you’re a victim
  • Three golden rules of prevention
  • Free tools, tips and resources
  • Case study examples

Guest speakers:

Dr Stephen Hill, Special Advisor, Fraud Advisory Panel and Managing Director, Hill Bingham Ltd
Stephen is the managing director of Hill Bingham Ltd with over 20 years’ experience providing international services to the private and public sector in counter fraud, cybercrime, risk management, data security and internet investigations & open-source intelligence. Stephen spent 12 years as a trustee director of the Fraud Advisory Panel and is now a special advisor. He chaired the Fraud Advisory Panel’s Cybercrime Working Group with colleagues from the public, private, and third sectors. He is an honorary member on the steering committee of the London Fraud Forum and sits on the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) UK Chapter committee. He is the co-director of Fraud Training Ltd.

Becca K, National Cyber Security Centre
Becca is the go-to person in the NCSC for all things Charity. The NCSC is here to make the UK the safest place to live and work on line, so her main goal is to get all Charities cyber-savvy; making them resilient against all types of cyber attack.

Gerry Crow, Director of Operations and Support, Mary Stevens Hospice
Gerry Crow joined Mary Stevens Hospice in January 2015 after an extended career in the British Army where he served in a variety of roles, in numerous countries (too many to list) and on the majority of the well-known military operations.

As the Director of Operations & Support at Mary Stevens Hospice Gerry is responsible for Estates & Facilities, HR, IT, Data Security and a whole host of other functions that support the Hospice to achieve its aim of providing specialist care and support for people who are living with an incurable illness, and their families.

Chris Hall, Head of Marketing, Charity Digital
Chris is Head of Marketing at Charity Digital, podcaster and webinar host covering digital and marketing. He’s always been interested in the tech for good space, previously working at numerous ‘start-ups with a cause’ where he excelled in driving grassroots media campaigns, customer acquisition and rapid organic growth strategies to build sustainable communities. Chris is also an avid climate change campaigner, traveling to Antarctica in 2016 as a storyteller for the 2041 foundation and speaking at the United Nations as a Sharing Responsibility for the Planet panelist.

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19 October, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm BST
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Fraud Advisory Panel
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