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Online security, fraud prevention and getting paid when trading internationally

With hacks, denial of service attacks, fraudulent purchases and ransomware becoming ever more common, companies need to act to secure their business online.

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Date: 25 May 2017

Event organiser: Scottish Enterprise

Venue: Scottish Enterprise Glasgow, Atrium Court, 50 Waterloo Street, Glasgow, G2 6HQ

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Already have a digital business presence and need to ensure that your website is safe for cross-border ecommerce, your customer’s details are safe and that you’ll get paid? This is the workshop for you.

Join this practical session for expert tips and guidance.

Topics covered

  • Know what cyber risks are and the ways your business can mitigate these when dealing with other countries and jurisdictions.
  • What are the additional dangers when trading internationally
  • Know how to ensure greater resilience and keep your business safe from online attacks
  • How to keep your domestic and international customer’s data safe
  • How to adhere to the 2018 General Data Protection regulations which will affect all businesses

Learn from our experts

Our experts in cyber security and resilience will talk you through a range of topics.

You’ll hear a brief history of cyber crime and the cyber crime landscape today, including:

  • Risks of trading internationally
  • Social engineering
  • Viruses
  • Ransomware
  • Trojans
  • Do’s and don’ts of website content, accepting payments and dealing with customers
  • Phishing, smishing and vishing

You will get topics on how to identify the threats and remain safe with information on:

  • Access control
  • Secure configuration
  • Patch management
  • Malware products
  • Cyber resilience certification – Cyber essentials and ISO27001 
  • Legislation and data regulation
  • Further reading

Benefits for your business

After attending this workshop you’ll have a clear understanding of the risks in international trade and security and how you can help protect yourself from those threats.