The Yorkshire Mafia – Independent Consultants and Freelancers are a sub group of the Yorkshire Mafia and hold monthly networking events.
For our September meeting we have arranged an evening of networking and speaking from the excellent guest speaker DETECTIVE CHIEF INSPECTOR VANESSA SMITH – Yorkshire and Humber Regional Cyber Crime Unit.
DCI Vanessa Smith is head of the Yorkshire and Humber Regional Cyber Crime Unit. She has served in West Yorkshire Police for 22 years, developing the force’s first cyber crime unit and cyber response strategy. During her career, she has also investigated historical child sex abuse allegations, managed Registered Sex Offenders and managed teams tackling serious organised crime.
Vanessa’s talk will give an overview of:
an awareness of cyber crime
an overview of the types of cyber crimes committed
a profile types who commit cyber crime
recommendations of how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of cyber crime
a look at Cyber attacks on businesses and the impact caused
a view on Traditional crime versus cyber crime
the cost of cyber crime
Everyone is welcome at this event