Breach prevention in a rapidly evolving cyber security world

The threat of a cyber attack is increasing as tools and techniques become more complex and sophisticated. This is seeing attack volumes growing as criminals find new ways to expose and steal data - and their motivation can be political or criminal.

​Half a billion personal records stolen or lost

In 2015, we saw a record-setting total of nine mega-breaches, and the reported number of exposed identities jumped to 429 million. But this number hides a bigger story. In 2015, more companies chose not to reveal the full extent of their data breaches. A conservative estimate of unreported breaches pushes the number of records lost to more than half a billion.

Preventing 2017 Cyber Attacks

The Future of Cyber Security Manchester looks to address these key issues ensuring organisations learn from this and kick start 2017 with a structured cyber strategy.

Some key facts from 2016 & 2015:

  • Estimated global cost of cyber attacks annually has reached over $400billion
  • Projected global costs of cyber attackes by 2019 is expected to reach $2.1trillion
  • Average total cost of a data breach $3.8million (global)
  • 1million web attacks against people each day
  • Nearly 75% of all legitimate websites have unpatched vulnerabilities – putting us all at risk

These figures alone makes this a must attend conference providing you with the best ammunition to help combat cyber attacks in 2017.

The leading cyber security conference for senior professionals

Cyber News Group is proud to bring The Future of Cyber Security 2016 to Manchester – a national cyber security conference that focuses on how organisations can protect themselves, customers, employees and citizens. 

Capitalising on the success of previous events in the series, this one-day cyber security conference brings over 300 senior decision-makers face to face with leading cyber security specialists. Covering the strategic needs of all enterprises, the conference provides delegates with a unique opportunity to learn from the leading thought leaders in the field.

A programme with a difference

The Future of Cyber Security Manchester 2016 features a unique programme that allows delegates to choose the topics that interest them most.

Sessions in the morning will deliver top level intelligence briefings on the UK’s Cyber Security Strategy and what is being done about the security skills shortage. Rather than simply delivering a generic overview of the latest developments, these sessions will be structured in a practical way that helps delegates to enhance the cyber security strategies of their organisations.

In the afternoon, delegates will learn key strategic information the hottest topics in cyber security at the moment, delivered by major organisations that are leading the thinking and development in these fields. Following these sessions, delegates have the choice of exploring one topic in greater detail at an in-depth panel session with Q&A. 

Learn more about The Future of Cyber Security Manchester 2016  or register as a delegate.

Unrivalled opportunities for cyber security specialists

The associated Future of Cyber Security Manchester 2016 exhibition provides suppliers in this field with an unrivalled platform to showcase their products and services. 

The exhibition will benefit from a high volume of visitors throughout the day, with the targeted nature of the conference drawing a national audience of senior decision-makers. 

Learn more about The Future of Cyber Security Manchester 2016  or contact us if you would like to register as an exhibitor. As always, we extend a very warm welcome to all our colleagues who share a commitment to improving data security.




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