Small Business Cyber Security Workshop 2012


The purpose of this workshop is to work with a group of small to medium enterprise stakeholders from a range of industrial sectors in order to identify the issues that they are facing in regards to cyber security. Further the workshop will help to identify how the business stakeholder would like the University and Security Lancaster to assist them in order to support the region, help grow businesses and the cyber security industry generally.

This event follows on from Cyber Security Conference:2012 and also the report Small Business Cyber Security Survey:2012Small Business Cyber Security Survey Publication which highlighted the significant problems regional SMEs are facing with regard to receiving support with regard to cyber security.

During the workshop, delegates will work in facilitated teams and taken through a series of guided exercises in order to capture potential solutions regarding how to help current businesses but also how the university might help the fledgling industry in this sector.

This event is run in partnership with the Information Communication Technology Knowledge Transfer Network (ICT KTN)


  • 14:00 - Arrival and Registration
  • 14:15 - Welcome from Daniel Prince, Nick King and Tony Dyhouse
  • 14:30 - Facilitator Guidance
  • 14:45 - Workshop Commencement
  • 17:00 - Complementary Working Dinner
  • 20:00 - Wrap up session
  • 20:15 - Close


Executive Summary: SBCS2012
Full Report: SBCS2012

Delivered in Partnership with the ICT KTN

The Information and Communications Technology Knowledge Transfer Network (ICT KTN) is an industry-led initiative funded by the Technology Strategy Board and focused on ICT Knowledge Transfer as a stimulus to economic growth. The ICT KTN seeks to deliver improved industrial performance through innovation and collaboration, and provides an independent business voice to inform Government of the needs of the sector.