BIPC Liverpool offers free cybercrime seminar

Based in Liverpool Central Library, BIPC Liverpool supports aspiring entrepreneurs and is now offering two free events one of which is focused on cybercrime. Tony McDonough reports

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Cybercrime is a fast-growing problem for businesses

 

Entrepreneurs support programme BIPC Liverpool is offering two free events in the next few weeks – one virtual and one in-person.

Business & IP Centre Liverpool (BIPC Liverpool) offers entrepreneurs looking to start a business, or grow an existing one, access to a range of specialist support services. It was established at Central Library in Liverpool seven years ago.

On Thursday, August 18, it will offer a free online event on the growing issue of cybercrime. This growing problem sees cyber-criminals and fraudsters targets businesses both large and small on a daily basis.

BIPC Liverpool has joined forces with the North West Cyber Reslience Centre (NWCRC) to deliver a session designed teach people ways to protect themselves and their businesses.

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Leading the seminar will be Detective Inspector. He has recently joined the NWCRC. He served for 15 years with Greater Manchester Police and the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit.

Topics covered will include the latest cybercrime trends; what security threats are your business is likely to face and how you can combat them. It will also offer advice on how to keep your staff educated on the latest cyber threats?

This event runs from 12 noon until 1.30m. Click here to register.

BIPC Liverpool and Liverpool City Council’s Business Growth Programme team have also  joined forces to host a rooftop networking event at Central Library in September.

BIPC business engagement and marketing manager, Geraldine Fuller, said: “This is a great opportunity to meet other business owners and professionals. And you can hear about an exciting new BIPC support programme and catch up with people in a friendly, relaxed, informal environment.”

This event will take place at Central Library in William Brown Street on Tuesday, September 6, from 8am to 11am. Click here to register.

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