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Cybersecurity and networking virtual event

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Cybersecurity for Small Businesses
10:00 - 11:00am, 24 Sept 2021
Webinar, virtual event

You are invited to attend Superfast IT and the West Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre joint hosted webinar ‘Cybersecurity for Small Businesses'. Every business owner and senior manager should be aware of the free cybersecurity tools available to their business - funded by the Home Office and freely available to Birmingham businesses. 



Webinar event details

Attendees to the virtual event will learn what minimal cyber security a small business needs in 2021. Cybercriminals are getting ever more sophisticated. Cybersecurity doesn’t have to be expensive, but basic controls are needed in every business today to prevent becoming a cybercrime victim.

The message is clear, it's not a matter of if but when criminals target your business. The good news is small businesses can prevent most cybercrime by implementing basic cybersecurity measures.

Our online event is for small business owners and senior leaders responsible for their business' security but who are not cybersecurity experts.

By the end of the webinar you will:

  • Learn the minimal security needed for a small business in 2021
  • Understand how to protect your businesses with cybersecurity measures that are proportionate for an SME - in terms of cost and feasibility
  • The history of cybercrime
  • Who the West Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre (WMCRC) are and how your business can access their free membership and discounted cyber services.
  • Take advantage of our free business security audit
  • Have an opportunity to network with other business leaders following the webinar

Cybersecurity Frequently Asked Questions

We will answer some of the most frequently asked questions about cybersecurity and cybercrime, including:


Understand why security is essential to all sized businesses in 2021. We will highlight the latest stats and figures from the West Midlands Police. We will answer: Why does a small business need cybersecurity?


An introduction to the fundamental cybersecurity controls a small business needs in today's digital world. Find out: What proportionate and affordable security controls do I need for my small business?


Supported by the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) and the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), uncover the security tools, services and support that is available from the West Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre's free membership.


Take advantage of our free security audit for webinar participants. Register for the webinar and benchmark your business' security.


Webinar speakers

James Cash speaking in cybersecurity webinar for Superfast ITJames Cash

Founder and managing director at Superfast IT

Lead for cybersecurity at Superfast IT, James has 20 years of experience in IT and security for small and medium-sized businesses. James has been at the pinnacle in crafting and implementing cybersecurity packages for the 70-strong client base that spans Birmingham and the wider West Midlands and is an advocate for helping small businesses stay safe in the digital world.



Hinesh Mehta Head of Cyber and Innovation Cyber Resiliance CentreDI Hinesh Mehta

The previous head of cyber and innovation at West Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre and Detective Inspector at West Midlands Police Regional Cyber Crime Unit (RCCU).

Hinesh has been a police officer for over 16 years, most recently the Detective Inspector for the Regional Cyber Crime Unit. The majority of his service has been spent as a detective in various departments, including murder investigation and he started the country’s first Digital Media Investigator Unit. Hinesh has been heavily involved with shaping the police response to cybercrime.



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