The Cyber Threat Landscape for SME’s by the NEBRC and Secure Schools.


Are you a small to medium business or do you work within the education sector? Join the NEBRC & Secure Schools in Middlesbrough for this in-person event!

For this event, the North East Business Resilience Centre are partnering with Paul Alberry from Secure Schools to deliver an impactful morning of Cyber Security.

Whether you use email, phones, social media or online banking within your business or educational setting, the internet and digital era has been crucial for the success of many today and is important for everybody, across all areas. As a small to medium business, you may not consider yourself to be a likely target however in the last year, two in five UK businesses suffered some form of cyber-attack. Additionally, 83% of UK schools had experienced at least one cyber security incident even though 98% of schools used antivirus software and protection.

By attending this event, you can aim to increase your understanding of cyber security and business resilience, ask questions, and take steps to become more aware of how to protect your all-important data. Whilst enjoying a breakfast sandwich and hot drink of your choice! PLUS! All attendees will be entered into a draw to win a training support bundle for their organisation worth £350.

Join us on Wednesday 13th July from 08:30-10:30am

Location: The Old Fire Station, Middlesbrough Town Hall, Albert Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 2QJ


  • DI Martin Wilson – Head of Student Services to provide an overview of the current cyber landscape and why it is important
  • Live cyber attack demonstration from Joe Cockcroft – Senior Student Supervisor.
  • Paul Alberry – CEO and Founder of Secure Schools on a technical matter e.g., passwords, phishing, contingency planning.
  • How can the NEBRC help you and your business?

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