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The Cyber Security Europe Conference is now just days away.

Sponsored in part by SALT.agency, the conference, which is now in its third year, will be focussing on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Taking place at Salem Chapel Auditorium on 13 October, there are a range of security talks taking place on the subject of cyber security, including:

  • Cybertrauma: digital myths… when the internet tries to kill you and other sensationalist headlines
  • How to get the board to take GDPR seriously
  • How good guys sharing threat intelligence is essential to data protection

What’s more, our very own Reza Moaiandin shall be hosting a talk at the conference from 10:40 on the subject of some of the latest statistics that CyberScanner has gathered on the global state of cyber security and how we can improve the it by taking some simple, but much needed steps.

There is still time to register for the conference, and you can get your ticket right here.

After the event there will of course be a networking event at The Tetley, alongside a performance from award winning comedian Bennet Arron.

Why is GDPR the focus of this year’s event?

This year’s event is focussing on GDPR, which comes into force on 25 May 2018 and applies across all European nations, including the United Kingdom.

This means that companies across the country, regardless of size or sector, must employ security standards or certificates by the aforementioned date.

A failure to do this could result in a fine of up to four per cent turnover or €20 million, whichever is the highest.

SALT.agency is currently working with companies throughout the country attain the trusted ISO 207001:2013 certification.

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