Date: 8th October 2019
Time: 09:00 - 16:30
Law Society of Scotland
Atria One, 144 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EX, United Kingdom
CPD Hours: 6hoursThis one-day course explores in practical and non-technical terms current cyber security threats, and how to prepare, prevent and defend against them.
- £11 million of client money stolen due to cyber crime in 2016-17
- 60% of law firms reported to have suffered information security incident in same period
- Organisations that handle data and funds, such as law firms, are attractive and common targets for cyber-attacks
Source: 'The cyber threat to UK legal sector' report, National Cyber Security Centre, July 2018
This one-day course is specifically designed to give professionals a non-technical, up-to-date brief on the essential elements of cyber security.
Through real-life cases and examples, this course will help solicitors understand the approaches and techniques used in cyber-attacks, how to prepare for and defend against them, as well as addressing internal staff behaviours and the risks these pose to organisations’ security.
Register now to get the knowledge and skills to protect your organisation from cyber threats and attacks in the increasingly digitalised world.
- Develop approaches and strategies to build resilience and protect your organisation from cyber-attacks
- Enhance understanding of internal and external cyber threats
- Defend against threats and implement preventative techniques in your own organisation
- How to apply risk assessments and risk management in cyber security
- Learn the relevant standards and frameworks in cyber security
- Know what questions to ask your suppliers and contracts to gain relevant assurance
Dr Keith Nicholson CISA, CISM has more than 30 years’ practical experience in IT, information security and data modelling. Previously a professor at universities in New Zealand, Denmark and Scotland he was an early adopter of e-commerce and in 1993 Keith authored “Doing business on the Internet”.
He provides independent advisory services in cyber security, digital technologies and critical communications to government and business and acts as the bridge between business and technology.
Security cleared, Keith has provided information security and cyber security advice to boards in a wide range of clients in multiple sectors, including legal, education, health, energy and environment as well as a range of public bodies, emergency services and the Scottish Government.
He is a member of the Scottish Government’s Cross-Public Sector Cyber Resilience Group and as part of the Cyber Security Strategy Group contributed to the Scottish Government cyber resilience strategy paper.
Reduced rate (Trainees, new members, accredited paralegals)
- £245 + VAT
- £195 + VAT (more than one place)
- £295 + VAT
- £245 + VAT (more than one place)
- £345 + VAT
- £295 + VAT (more than one place)
- £195 + VAT
To book more than one place, enquire about bespoke and/ or in-house training please email CPD@lawscot.org.uk