Webinar Series: Your chance to defend, innovate, grow.

Explore how to put Cyber Security at the heart of your business growth, as the experts dive into the fundamentals for a digital future in our unique webinar series.

Since COVID19 the need to evolve digitally has been paramount for all industries, leading to an increase in cyber crime. Now more than ever it is essential you take the opportunities available to your SME to defend, innovate and grow your business to be bulletproof for a digital future.

Episode 1

May 11th 2020

Join the Greater Manchester Cyber Foundry experts, from four North West universities: Manchester Metropolitan University, Lancaster University, the University of Manchester, and the University of Salford, as they discuss how to prepare for a digital future.

Episode 2

June 8th 2020

In episode 2 of our webinar series, our Cyber Foundry panel will be joined by Detective Superintendent Neil Jones, Greater Manchester police & Subrahmaniam Krishnan-Harihara, Head of Research at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Episode 3

July 13th 2020

In episode 3 of our webinar series, our Cyber Foundry panel will be joined by Sara Simeone, CEO of Digital Oracles, Paul Taylor, Detective Sergeant, Regional Cyber Crime Coordinator, Cyber Crime Unit, Dr Mohammad Hammoudeh, Manchester Metropolitan University and Dr Khaled Rabie, Manchester Metropolitan University

Episode 4

August 10th, 2020

Join the Cyber Foundry panel at Manchester Metropolitan University & University of Salford expose current cyber threats & insights plus hear from a North West SME, The Binary Box, as they reflect on their own cyber experience. Start to navigate the new digital future, putting cybersecurity at the heart of business growth with episode 4 in our webinar series.

Episode 5

March 22nd, 2021

Our webinar series is back! Joining the Cyber Foundry panel this time is Sam Attwood, Research Associate, Manchester Metropolitan University, Katie Paxton Fear, Lecturer in Cyber Security, Manchester Metropolitan University, Saskia Coplans, Founder and Security Consultant, Digital Interruption Limited and Ed Cox, Founder of Reason Digital.

Episode 6

April 19th, 2021

This week our Greater Manchester Cyber Foundry panel will be joined by:

  • Beena Puri, GM Digital Innovation and Partnerships Lead, GMCA
  • Nana Onumah, Cyber Security Consultant
  • Dr Ali Kashif Bashir, Senior Lecturer in Cyber Security, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Tom Stoddart, Chief Information Security Officer, Manchester Metropolitan University