We are delighted to invite you to our September Swansea Business Networking Evening at the Village Hotel, Swansea on Wednesday 25th September.
Our guest speaker is Andy Crocker, founder and CEO of Protect 2020 ltd and the topic of his talk will be ‘Crime & Cyber Security’ – “Your staff can be your BEST security asset”.
Guest Speaker: Andrew Crocker
Andy is the founder and CEO of Protect 2020 ltd where he and his team have developed an E-Learning training platform designed particularly on the subject of cyber security awareness. The training is intended to help companies increase their staff’s knowledge and awareness of the cyber threats they face both at work and at home and how to combat them. The company tag line is “Your staff can be your BEST security asset”. Andy is a former member of the elite UK National Hi-Tech Crime Unit and later the Serious Organised Crime Agency. Andy led the most successful collaborative DDoS investigation in history between a Western nation and Russia. His unprecedented five-year investigation alongside the Russian MVD, or national police resulted in the capture and imprisonment of the three men who were the main leaders of a DDoS and extortion gang. The Russian investigations was documented in the acclaimed nonfiction book Fatal System Error (2010) written by Joseph Menn. Prior to joining the UK police Andy spent 12 years in the British Army where he served as a Military Training Instructor, teaching various military based skills. It was his vast knowledge and capabilities as a trainer, combined with his expertise in Cyber Security that drove him to create the Protect 2020 Academy. Andy has provided cyber training and presentations at numerous forums throughout the world. To various audiences including the FBI Cyber Task Force, the US Secret Service, the Russian MVD school of Technological Investigation and the Microsoft Botnet Task Force.
The format of the evening is as follows:
5.30pm – Registration, Drinks, Canapes & Networking
6.00pm – Welcome & Introduction
6.05pm – Guest Speaker
6.30pm – Q & A’s
6.40pm – Vote of Thanks
6.45pm – Drinks & Networking
7.30pm – Close
Cost:Members – 15.00 GBP + VAT – Non-Members – 20.00 GBP + VAT
WHEN:25th September 2019 – 17:30 – 19:30
WHERE:Swansea – Village Hotel