There have been a series of high profile cyber-attacks over the past year.

With GDPR starting in May 2018, this means collecting, storing, accessing and using data securely and effectively must be a goal for every organisation.

Cyber breaches can occur due to malicious activity, system problems, or even human error, so rather than looking at certain security issues in isolation, this workshop is built around the internationally recognised information security standard ISO27001, which organisations are increasingly being audited and certified against. ISO27001 not only demonstrates you are taking the company and customers’ security threats seriously, but provides assurance knowing that the company’s process and controls are secure.

Who Would Benefit

  • Data Managers.
  • Those responsible for client data.
  • Those responsible for company data such as financials.
  • Managerial staff responsible for looking at policies and procedures.
  • Managers and staff from all functions who are, or could be, involved in preparing an information security management system.


  • Help build knowledge of the standard.
  • Identify some of the steps your organisation can put in place to become more security-minded, so that the right people access the right data, at the right time in the appropriate way.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand why securing your information and data is necessary.
  • See how ISO27001 can help your operations run smoother as responsibilities and processes are clearly defined.
  • Understand the requirements of ISO27001.
  • Be able to establish a policy and objectives.
  • Understand and produce a statement of applicability (SOA) – identifying which controls from the standard would be applicable and suitable to your organisation in order to reduce risk.

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Lee has been involved in Risk Management for over 30 years with the last 10 years focused on business risk and resilience. He is a qualified teacher and has a BEd in managing professional change and is qualified as a lead auditor in numerous ISO standards. He was a keynote speaker on organizational resilience at the Securing Asia and Africa conference 2014 and 2015. 
Prior to this Lee was in HM Forces for 12 years, protecting critical infrastructures from physical and cyber threats and in 1994 moved from game keeper to poacher and joined the National Crime Squad/Serious Organized Crime Agency’s covert technical collection team. As an operation manager his role was to collect and collate intelligence to exploit the vulnerabilities of criminal and terrorist cells through a combination of social engineering tactics and covert technical attacks. Over the past 18 months he has been working with SMEs to gain and maintain their GDPR compliance and reduce the impact of any breach or failure in process.

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