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5 October 2022, 12:00 – 14:00

How to prevent your business being the victim of fraud or a cyber attack

Police Superintendent Andy Richardson will be speaking about the how businesses can protect themselves from becoming victims of fraud and cyber attacks.

Andy has over 25 years of policing experience and has been the Senior Investigating Officer as well as the Head of Cyber and Economic Crime for Sussex and Surrey Police.

Now Andy is the Head of Cyber and Economic Crime at the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit and Thames Valley Police as well as the Director of the South East Cyber Resilience Centre; a Home Office funded Police led partnership helping to make local business more cyber resilient.

During the event Andy will talk about how businesses can understand the risks associated with cyber crime, recognise best practice and understand the measures to take in response to cyber crime

Topics will include phishing, ransomware, passwords, what to do and where to if you are unfortunate to become a victim and how the police-led South East Cyber Resilience Centre can help you.

Following the event a “one page” takeaway tips and links to further information will be provided as a reminder how to make your business safer.  
 
Tickets are £15.00 + VAT and includes a light lunch and refreshments.

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Speakers

Andy Richardson

Andy Richardson

Head of Cyber and Economic Crime
The Cyber Resilience Centre for the South East

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Detective Superintendent Andy Richardson is an experienced Senior Investigating Officer (SIO) who’s policing career has spanned over 25 years and this has seen him work across a diverse number of policing functions. In this time, he has managed many large-scale investigations and is an accredited Kidnap and Extortion Manager.

Andy joins the team from his current role with the South East Region Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) where he was head of the Cyber and Economic Crime Units as well as the Digital Forensic Unit. Prior to that Andy was the head of Surrey & Sussex Police’s Cyber and Economic Crime Units.

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