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Remote working has increased the number of data breaches in the public sector rapidly over the last few years. Enhance your organisations cybersecurity strategy to protect your reputation, reduce costs and avoid legal action whilst safeguarding service users data from theft and damage.

With over 80% of UK organisations experiencing a cyber attack in the past year, developing the core competencies to effectively prevent and respond to new cyber threats could save an average of £3 million per data breach.

Attend our Effective Cybersecurity Strategies for Remote Working course to establish a clear prevention and response strategy that can tackle cybersecurity threats efficiently. Identify the latest trends in cyberthreats to prevent security breaches while understanding how to improve your reaction to cyberattacks.

Leave the day with a clear action plan on identifying areas within your organisation that need cyber enhancement, and the tools to create a top-down security culture that will protect your organisation more efficiently. Develop clear guidelines and learn how to communicate them to ensure successful implementation.

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This course will be delivered via Zoom.

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Phil Cracknell
Breach Specialist and CISO

Phil is regarded as one of Europe’s leading information security experts. He has held 8 CISO roles across five different industry sectors spanning 30 years. 

His experience has been gained in a variety of high-profile technology and security management roles, enabling him to offer a unique and captivating insight to the world of information security, breach response, cyber-threats and risk management. 

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Learning Outcomes

  • Identify new trends in cyberthreats due to remote working to improve prevention
  • Learn about the latest solutions for safer remote working
  • Understand how to prevent and respond to ransomware attacks
  • Know how to create a top-down security culture and deal with user errors
  • Improve and communicate your strategy when cyberattacks happens by establishing clear guidelines
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09:25 - 09:30


09:30 - 10:00

Trainer’s Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 11:00

The Main Characteristics of Cyber Threats in a Remote Working Environment

  • Understand how cyber threats have changed and evolved with remote working
  • Learn about the biggest data breaches and how they happened
  • Understand how to deal with user error
  • Discuss how to manage the risk of security breaches
11:00 - 11:15

Morning Break

11:15 - 12:15

A Focus On: Ransomware

  • Understand the main reasons why ransomware is more successful due to remote working
  • Gain insight on how to protect your hybrid workforce against ransomware
  • Learn how to react to a ransomware attack from case-studies
  • Toolkit: what guidelines to implement to detect and resolve ransomware swiftly
12:15 - 13:15


13:15 - 14:00

Raise Awareness Around Cyber Threats Within Your Organisation

  • Assess your organisation’s security training needs
  • Learn about the principles of a top-down security culture and how to implement a prevention strategy
  • Understand how to build your business case for better training and prevention in cybersecurity
  • Enhance your strategy with clear guidelines on how to react when security has been compromised
14:00 - 15:00

New Solutions for Remote Working Cyber Threats

  • Understand how to evaluate your network’s architecture for better home working
  • Learn about different approaches to improve your prevention against cyber threat
  • Get an update on the latest security technologies to make remote working and collaborative tools more secure
  • Understand what to consider when choosing a solution
15:00 - 15:15

Afternoon Break

15:15 - 16:00

Action Planning Workshop: Communicating Your Cybersecurity Strategy

Apply today’s learnings by y starting to construct a playbook that establishes guidelines and how to communicate around it.

  • Learn about the importance of cross-departmental working when constructing cyber breach guidelines
  • Define how your organisation’s structure impacts operations and decision-making during a breach
  • Identify who needs to have read and understand the playbook
  • Establish how can you enact and test this plan
16:00 - 16:15

Round Up and Key Takeaways