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BLS features in Bristol Post oldest thriving companies in Bristol

Excerpt from the article: How Bristol’s oldest companies are still thriving after more than 100 years in business They include the city’s last-surviving chocolate maker a wine merchant and a tannery. Why do some companies struggle to survive beyond a year while others flourish for hundreds? Although more than 90 per cent of small companies in Britain will survive one … more


The President’s Charity of the Year 2017/18

                      Please see Freewheelers Leaflet 2017 for the fabulous work these volunteer riders undertake to assist the NHS in moving vital supplies and equipment  around the county. Who knows which one of us or someone we know may have already benefited from their amazing work?


BLS Member discount offer on GCHQ certified Social Engineering Course – 8 August

Red Goat Cyber Security are offering Bristol Law Society members a 15% discount on their upcoming GCHQ certified Social Engineering course at Imperial College on the 8th of August. This interactive half-day cyber security course helps you identify and prevent social engineering attacks such as phishing and impersonation by placing you in the position of the hackers to enable you … more


GCHQ certificate in social engineering


Get your GCHQ certificate in social engineering awareness to demonstrate to clients your high level of training and commitment to cyber security.

Refreshments, lunch and GCHQ certificate included. 4th July, Engine Shed, Bristol.
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cyber-security-training-gchq-certified-social-engineering-awareness-course-tickets-46363318935

Description
You are your organisation’s human firewall. As technical defences get better we are seeing a steep increase in the use of social engineering to enable attackers to gain access to your assets. Attaining a GCHQ certificate in Social Engineering Awareness helps demonstrate your commitment to security to your clients and makes you more confident and capable of defending yourself and your company.

About the trainer
Lisa Forte is an expert speaker on cybercrime, intelligence and online footprints and founder of Red Goat Cyber Security. Lisa began her career working in counter-terrorism intelligence for a UK Government agency. Whilst there she researched the process of online radicalisation by terrorist groups and the lengthy and risky social engineering process undertaken by terrorist recruiters. Lisa then went on to work for one of the UK Police Cyber Crime Units. Lisa left the Cyber Crime Unit in 2017 to form Red Goat Cyber Security which provides GCHQ certified cyber security training as well as helping organisations prepare for a cyber-attack through the use of wargaming. She is frequently speaking at major conferences around the world on cyber security and social engineering.