#DMUCyberWeek: get hands-on in a series of special workshops


From cyber-attacks to digital forensics, DMU’s CyberWeek is an unmissable opportunity for students, staff and industry professionals to get hands-on in a series of special free workshops from Monday 24 February.

Learn how to defend against new threats and challenges that cyber-attacks pose for industrial systems; find out when someone has genuinely broken into your network infrastructure; and hear all about cyber security issues from experts at Rolls Royce and Airbus.


Monday 24 February

Entrepreneurship Workshop, 10am to 12.30pm

This workshop will cover key areas such as value propositions, elevator pitches, funding opportunities and market validation.

Simulated Critical Infrastructure Protection Scenarios v2, 1.30 to 4.30pm

It is your job to help decide which defences to purchase to help stave off cyber-threats whilst ensuring that your company share price remains high.

Tuesday 25 February

Data Acquisition Challenge, 10am-3.30pm

Keith Cottendan of 3B Data Security presents this data-acquisition challenge. Think you know forensics? Think again!

Cybersecurity for Industrial Systems, 5.30-7.45pm

This event presents the new threats and challenges cyber attacks pose for industrial systems and some strategies to help defend your networks. Speakers include Dr Richard Smith, Dr Sarmadullah Khan, and Professor Robert Oates from Rolls Royce. Book for this event via IET Cybersecurity for Industrial Systems

Wednesday 26 February

Blue Team CTF

How do you recognise a false positive from a real attack? How do you know when someone is traversing your network? Join Nettitude for their Blue Team 'capture the flag' (CTF) event to find out the answer to life, the universe and defending a network.

Thursday 27 February

Cybersecurity at Airbus

This will be a session about cyber peacekeeping, risk and governance and protocol analysis, and workflow-based activity monitoring. In the afternoon, the team will present an interactive corporate incident response exercise.

To check availability and book a place at the above events, click here

Remember to tag #DMUCyberWeek when posting on social media! 

Posted on Friday 21st February 2020

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