Tuesday |                 3 September
8am – 10.30am
Free of Charge

The Crowne Plaza, Wellington St, Leeds LS1 4DL


Sponsored by:



Data is at the heart of any business and the correct use of digital information can enable a business to succeed and secure growth. 

But every successful business needs to also prepare themselves for the potential threat of cyber crime and data breaches. Join TheBusinessDesk.com’s cyber security seminar to hear a panel of experts discuss and debate how and why businesses should protect themselves against common risks in this field. 

Panelists include:

  • Amit Tyagi, senior associate and solicitor advocate at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • Ian Mann, CEO of ECSC 
  • Michael Lea-Smith, fraud specialist at CYBG
  • Amy Di Balsi, head of innovation and partnerships at Bruntwood
  • Melanie Oldham, Chair of the Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster
  • Simon Kenworthy, CEO of Cloud Kickers

Open to businesses across all sectors, this informative session sponsored by CMS and Cloud Kickers will explore what businesses need to do to understand and protect against the risks. It will also cover what businesses  should do in the event of a data breach and/or cyber crime. 

The session’s themes will include: 

Technology – risks and resilience. What companies need to do to robustly protect their networks and why. 

Legal. An understanding of roles and responsibilities.

Practical. Basic steps companies can and should take to ensure that their procedures and processes are correct. 

This breakfast seminar will give delegates the opportunity to hear from  knowledgeable senior leaders in the region on this topic. It will also provide networking opportunities before the event. 

Places are expected to be secured fast, so it is recommended that delegates sign up as soon as possible to guarantee attendance at this free to attend event. 

*As this event is being sponsored by CMS we will unfortunately not be able to accept registrations from legal firms for this event.