Digital Resources

As part of the assistance carried out by the Lancashire Cyber Foundry a number of digital resources have been created that can be accessed for free including technical articles, a podcast, and a YouTube channel.

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Technical Articles

The Lancashire Cyber Foundry team has created a collection of technical articles designed to inform businesses on the cyber landscape, general informatics articles, and other upcoming technical trends. You can view a brief blurb of the articles by clicking the title below. If you are interested in that topic the full article can be downloaded by clicking the link.


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Demystifying Cyber Podcast

The Demystifying Cyber podcast by Lancashire Cyber Foundry aims to unpack the latest developments in cyber security. In each episode, we're joined by special guests to provide listeners with practical insight and increased awareness of all things cyber.

Paul Vlissidis: Exploring the Cyber Landscape, Cyber Security Leadership & Hunting Fugitives

In this episode we sat down with Paul Vlissidis, Technical Director at NCC Group, Author of 'How To Survive The Internet' and Head of Cyber for Channel 4's hit series 'Hunted'. Paul has been actively involved within cyber for many years and has contributed to the sector in several ways. We discuss the implications of technical language in cyber, how cyber could be more diverse in its widest sense and also his experiences of hunting down fugitives.

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Podcast Episode 1 Transcript

Dave Tait: Exploring the Cyber Threat Landscape, Investigation Process & Role of the Cybercrime Unit

In this episode, we sat down with Dave Tait, Detective Sergeant for Lancashire Constabulary's Cyber Crime Unit. Dave has recently taken up the role of Detective Sergeant and shares his experiences as well as insights into the work carried out by the Cyber Crime Unit. We discuss his background to date and how he got involved with cyber crime. Alongside this, we also explore different types of cyber crime and delve into the investigation process, as well as the role of the Cyber Crime Unit in raising awareness.

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Marie Hamilton: The Importance of Digital Upskilling, Social Mobility & Careers in Tech

In this episode we sat down with Marie Hamilton, who is the current Greater Manchester Region Lead for Microsoft. Marie is a real force for good and an advocate for social mobility, where she is actively involved in supporting young people with their future career choices. In the episode we discuss the importance of digital upskilling, overcoming barriers to upward mobility and careers in tech.

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Podcast Episode 3 Transcript

YouTube Channel

The Lancashire Cyber Foundry have a YouTube channel where animations and recordings of events have been posted. Below you will be able to see our two latest videos.

Lancashire Cyber Foundry Project Showcase 2023

The Lancashire Cyber Foundry is passionate about helping businesses to realise their digital potential. We have worked with eligible organisations to support them in placing ‘Cyber Innovation’ at the heart of their strategy. We have achieved this through a combination of ‘Secure Digitalisation’ workshops and practical digital consultancy. This video demonstrates the impact we have made in the Lancashire Region.

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