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From Wednesday 12th July, we are launching a new series of monthly evening talks here at the Cyber Technology Institute.

Designed for the general public and local businesses, each #DMUCyberWednesday will be presented by one of our experts here in the Cyber Technology Institute.  Presentations will be on a range of cyber security or online safety themes. 


  Date                                                       Topic                                                          Speaker                                                  

Wednesday 12th July



 GDPR for SMEs

What do the new data protection laws mean for my business?

Professor Eerke Boiten 

 Wednesday 13th September



Keeping your data safe


 Professor Helge Janicke


Wednesday 11th October



What is phishing anyway?

Protecting yourself against online scams


Dr Iryna Yevseyeva

  Wednesday 15th November


 Safeguarding your
children online


 Dr Richard Smith

Wednesday 13th December


Privacy: self-defence

Why should you care what Facebook knows about you?


Dr Isabel Wagner


Other upcoming events

Throughout the year, we host a range of events for local people, small businesses, public sector and other organisations.  Full details of our upcoming events will be available here and on Twitter: @DMU_CyberTech.


What do Cyber Security and Privacy mean to my business? (Part of Leicester Business Festival)

Wednesday 1st November - 9:30am-12:45pm

In this half day session, our experts will provide an overview of the significance of cyber security to your company and offer practical guidelines on how you can protect your business information and your clients’ personal data in the changing legal environment.

To register for this event, please visit:



Organised by our Masters students, Cryptoparties are designed to bring together technical experts and the general public in order to help people to protect themselves in digial space.

They are free to attend and open to everyone.

For more information about CryptoParties, please visit:

Watch this space for the next upcoming date at the Cyber Technology Institute!

Past events


SSESS2017: Symposium on Software Engineering for Smart Systems - Thursday 21st September

The SSESS symposium was a forum for researchers, practitioners and developers to share their experiences and discuss the latest advances and innovations in software engineering for smart systems.



#DMUCyberWeek2017 has now finished! But, what a fantastic week!

Speakers this year included: Cyber Security Challenge UK; Kevin Jones, Joe Stirland and Adam Wedgbury from Airbus, Ian Mann from ECSC, Keith Cottenden from CY4OR, Thomas Brandstetter from University St. Poelten and Pen-Testing team from Deloitte.

We thank all our guest speakers for taking the time to make the programme so spectacular. 

 We look forward to presenting a bigger and better #DMUCyberWeek2018!


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