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Protecting Your Business in an Insecure World - CSC2012

Monday 03 September 2012, 0900-1600
Lancaster House Hotel, Lancaster

Following on from last year's successful Cyber Security Conference this event is focusing on the ICT Security issues faced by small and medium sized businesses.

Industry and academic experts will present the issues and solutions to cyber security problems which affect a variety of industries.

This event is being run in partnership with the ICT KTN and is aimed at all small to medium sized business owner/managers who would like to know more about cyber threats and how to protect your company from various attacks. Attend this event to learn how to protect and improve your innovation and engage with Lancaster University cyber security research.

Comments from #CSC2011

"What a great forum to discuss a critical topic. From experts to academics, you were exposed to the latest research and thought."

"Well worth leaving at 5.30 in the morning for!"

"CSC2011 provided an invaluable opportunity for industry and academia to meet in the convivial surroundings of Lancaster House Hotel to discuss areas of mutual interest in cyber security and learn from each other's experiences."

Exhibiting - More information

Companies which offer security solutions to small companies are invited to exhibit at this event. For more information and to apply for an exhibition space please contact Carolyn c.hayes2@lancaster.ac.uk

InfoLab21's ISIS and ISTEP Projects

Support for Business

This event is supported by InfoLab21 as part of the regional events programme for its ISIS and ISTEP projects. The ISIS and ISTEP projects are part financed by the European Regional Development Fund Programme 2007 to 2013. The Department for Communities and Local Government is the managing authority for the European Regional Development Fund Programme, which is one of the funds established by the European Commission to help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support local businesses and create jobs. For more information visit www.communities.gov.uk/erdf.

About ISIS

ISIS aims to raise levels of ICT investment across the region by providing objective advice, guidance and appropriate ICT solutions to SMEs (Small & Medium Enterprises) throughout the Northwest, supporting business changes to minimise cost and maximise the benefits from ICT, both now and in the future. ISIS is the first project of its kind in the UK and is delivered under the "Transformational ICT" product, part of the Government's Solutions for Business portfolio, a highly targeted, publically funded suit of products and services offering solutions to real business needs.

About ISTEP

ISTEP is a project designed to indentify and support interactions between the North West's Digital and Creative industries and InfoLab21's School of Computing and Communications, directly helping businesses to collaborate with the 270+ strong research community at InfoLab21. ISTEP is delivered under the "Innovation, Advice and Guidance" product, part of the Government's Solutions for Business portfolio, a highly targeted, publically funded suit of products and services offering solutions to real business needs.

ERDF in the Northwest

ERDF is making a real difference to people and businesses in the North West. With £755 million to invest between 2007 and 2013, ERDF is enhancing the competitiveness of the region's economy by supporting growth in enterprise and employment. ERDF in the North West is managed by the Department for Communities and Local Government - for further information visit www.communities.gov.uk/erdf.