How to improve your cyber security and why COVID is not the only virus that could disrupt your business
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09 February, 2021

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm GMT

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How to improve your cyber security and why COVID is not the only virus that could disrupt your business

Location: Virtual

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    Conference

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    1 hour

Since the start of the pandemic, cybercrime has increased significantly. In this webinar our IT expert shares top tips to improving your cyber security to protect your business.

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As we go back into national lockdown and working from home, your data security and backup is more important than ever. The pandemic continues to change the way we live and work, with a greater reliance on digital technology.

Since the start of the pandemic, cybercrime has increased significantly. Criminals are exploiting vulnerabilities and disrupting businesses already impacted by COVID. As an accountant you manage large amounts of information that could be valuable to criminals. It is crucial you take steps to protect your clients’ information.

In this webinar our IT expert shares top tips to improving your cyber security to protect your business. We’ll take you through some easy to implement changes to keep your data safe, including:

  • Backing up your data
  • Protecting your business from malware and ransomware
  • Keeping all your phones and devices safe
  • Using passwords to protect your data
  • Avoiding phishing attacks

Speaker details:

Kat Damcova is Managing Director of IQ in IT Ltd. Kat set up her own business in 2009 to share her extensive corporate IT expertise with SME’s. Kat holds a master's degree in Pedagogy, Information Technology in Education, plus two bachelor's degrees in Information Technology. She is also a Microsoft certified professional and IQ in IT is a Microsoft Silver partner.

Luke Whitelock is Technical Director of IQ in IT Ltd. He is a highly experienced software engineer passionate about improving process and systems through technology. An adept problem-solver, Luke started his career at the Greater London Authority as a system engineer. He holds a BSC in Software Engineering from City University London.

IQ in IT Ltd. Is an award-winning IT specialist providing security focused IT services, IQ in IT is based in SW London and serves clients all over the UK. and has extensive experience supporting clients in the financial sector, with expert knowledge of accountancy firms and their end clients.

Sean O’Neill for the past year has been the Senior Product Specialist for Bluedog at Brigantia. Sean will discuss how user credentials are being leaked and stolen every day, with attackers abusing these stolen credentials and trying to log into your organisation remotely.