Cyber security: Tackling industry vulnerabilities

Have you ever wondered, “Why would my event be the target of a cyber attack?”

As a society, we are more fundamentally reliant on technology than ever before, and reliance of any kind creates a corresponding vulnerability. Whether you are an individual, business, or managing an event, taking cyber security seriously is the only way to identify vulnerabilities, protect against threats, and ensure the safety of your data.

This session will discuss various examples of cyber security threats including malware, phishing, eavesdropping, and service disruption and explain how they can impact everything from emails and social media accounts to holding web conferences and delivering session presentations.

Learn about:
> Common practices that increase your event’s cyber risk and easy ways to improve your security
> Changes to data protection legislation and how this affects event marketing and logistics
> How to evaluate your risk level and develop risk management strategies
> How to protect your transactions and payment gateway when dealing with venue hire, registration platforms, and accommodation