Cyber Roadshow

About this course

Tech type Essentials
Course code QASEMCSS
Duration 1 Day

Technologies such as AI, mobile, cloud and big data are more ubiquitous than ever and this has provided great opportunity for new business and it is becoming apparent that the need for effective cyber security comes as consequence. Cyber-attacks have been listed as one of the top four threats to UK National Security since 2010, and with the rapid pace for business opportunities, the ways in which companies, cities and entire nations can be attacked has also boomed.

Awareness on laws and regulations which are aimed at ensuring citizens, companies and governments can trust the data and information they share and receive has also increased. Cybersecurity is a cornerstone of the digital economy.

Join QA, industry leaders and cyber security experts at this event which will enable business leaders to understand not just the potential of digital technologies, but also the measures that need to be in place to effectively protect their organisation. Gain an insight into the new EU GDPR regulations whilst also considering the implications of Brexit on them and how it impacts you and your organisation. Finalising with a Threat hunting exercise designed to demonstrate where to look before, during and after an attack has taken place.

Locations & Booking


Our GDPR Roadshows are scheduled across the UK, and will be delivered by guest speakers and industry experts. See below for more details and click on your preferred location to book.

We can also bring this event to you. Please contact us at for more information on an onsite option for your business.

Event Date

Event Location

Tuesday 30th January

London International House

Wednesday 7th February


Thursday 8th February

Manchester Oxford Street

Monday 12th February

Leeds Brown Lane West

Wednesday 14th February


Friday 16th February


Manchester Oxford Street

Monday 26th March

Manchester Oxford Street

Tuesday 3rd April

London International House


Target Audience

Who should attend:

  • Business leaders
  • Business Analysts
  • IT managers / Professionals
  • Internal Auditors
  • Risk professionals


09:30 Registration

09:50 Welcome and Housekeeping

10:00 GDPR Masterclass

New regulations come into force in May 25th 2018. Use the time wisely, join us and learn how to plan effectively for compliance with the upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Synopsis taken from our Certified General Data Protection Regulation Practitioner course (QACGDPRP).

11:15 Break

11:30 The next generation CISO and the Complete Cyber Security Analyst

13:00 Lunch (provided)

14:.00 Threat Hunting ‘Hands-on’ Workshop

How do you know your organisation has already been compromised?

This session will provide you with some tools and techniques to support rapid analysis for IT and security teams to develop their cyber defence skills and put them to the test. Hands-on workshop labs taken from our immersive cyber Threat Hunting course (QACYHUNT).

15.30 Q&A and networking

16.00 Close

Event Speakers


Lynda Woollard

With over 20 years IT training experience, Lynda Woollard has had varied roles at HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) and a secondment as a digital forensics officer to the National Crime Squads’ National High Tech Crime Unit when it was formed in 2001. Lynda has extensive experience of conducting digital forensics examinations in both corporate and law enforcement environments as well as a sound understanding of global IT security issues from her time as an IT security advisor in the FCO. Lynda has over 10 years’ experience compliance auditing within HMRC and has passed the ISO 27001 Lead Auditor examination.


Scott Isaac

Scott Isaac has a strong personal interest in systems and communications exploitation. Prior to joining QA Scott spent 9 years working with all three of the armed forces providing intelligence derived from a wide range of communication systems. His training enabled him to become expert in low level communication modulation techniques. As intelligence requirements changed with the communication systems used, Scott kept pace with these technologies and exploited them to provide intelligence. Scott managed sensors placed over disparate locations across Afghanistan and collated intelligence from a range of sources.


Richard Beck

Richard Beck is Head of Cyber Security at QA, responsible for the entire Cyber Security portfolio across the four QA divisions. He works with customers to build effective and successful security training solutions tailored for business needs. Richard has over 10 years' experience in senior Information Security roles. Prior to QA, Richard was Head of Information Security for four years at Arqiva, who underpin 20% of the UK's Critical National Infrastructure. Richard also held Security and Technical Management posts at CPP, GEC, Pearson and the Royal Air Force. Richard sits on a number of security advisory panels including IBM, BCS and EC-Council and previously chaired the Communication Industry Personnel Security Information Exchange (CPNI). Richard is also a STEM Ambassador working to engage and enthuse young people in the area of cyber security. Providing a unique perspective on the world of cyber security to teachers and encourage young people to consider a career in cyber security.

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