Thursday, 10 September 2015

Near Northamptonshire BCS (Bedford) Talk Wed 16 Sept "Cyber - The Challenge for us all" and BCS Branch AGM

Date: Wednesday, 16 September 2015 

 Topic: ”Cyber – The challenge for us all”
 Speaker: Detective Superintendent Jon Gilbert, Strategic Lead for Cyber for Bedfordshire Police 
 Time: 6.30-8.00pm; registration starts at 6:00pm 

 Location: Bridge Suite, The Park Inn Hotel, 2 St Mary's Street, Bedford MK42 0AR 

 Register online at: https://events.bcs.org/book/1701 

FREE evening talk at The Park Inn Hotel, Bedford (opposite Bedford College) on Wednesday 16 September 2015. The talk will be followed immediately by the Bedford BCS Branch’s 2015 Annual General Meeting. 

Superintendent Jon Gilbert is the strategic lead for Cyber for Bedfordshire Police and previously led the delivery for the East of England in support of a co-ordinated National Policing response to Cyber 

 Jon’s talk will cover the following topics: 
· An overview of the current use and adoption of (information) technology · Associated risks and criminal exploitation 
· Law Enforcement Strategy and response to the challenges posed 
· Emerging opportunities moving forward in partnership 

Cyber crime is one of the fastest growing criminal activities across the world, and can affect both individuals and businesses. Bedfordshire Police is now embarking on a comprehensive response to cyber crime, working together with partners to research real-world cyber issues, and developing strategies to both prevent and protect against the ever-changing cyber crime profile. In August this year, Bedfordshire Police were proud to announce the launch of its innovative new Cyber Hub – a unit dedicated to analysing digital data to investigate cyber crime. 

The full agenda for the Bedford BCS Branch’s 2015 AGM can be found at: http://www.beds.bcs.org.uk/event.php?event=114 

 Agenda 
 6.00pm Registration, light refreshments and networking 
 6.30pm Introduction ‘Cyber – The challenge for us all’ 
 7.15pm Opportunity to question the speaker 
 7.30pm Bedford BCS branch’s 2015 AGM 

 Registration registering online at: https://events.bcs.org/book/1701

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