BCS Chester & North Wales: 8 Ways to hack a password and how to protect yourself!

When: 5th Dec 2018, 18:00 - 5th Dec 2018, 20:00
Where: Brook Mollington Banastre Hotel & Spa, Twickenham Suite, Park Gate Road, Mollington, Chester, CH1 6NN
Town/City: Chester
Organiser: BCS Chester & North Wales Branch
Price: Free
Further Information: Further Information

The hotel is located in the leafy village of Mollington, near Chester. Free parking. It is easily accessible from all directions, including Liverpool and Wirral down the M53, North Wales along the A55, from the south including the Wrexham area and from the east including Manchester along the M56. Directions | Map

Recognising that many of you will be coming here straight from work, we will be providing refreshments (tea, coffee, biscuits, cold drinks, buffet).

  • 6.00pm arrival for tea, coffee, cold drinks and buffet.
  • Talk from 6.15pm Annual General Meeting 2018 (all are welcome to attend, but, non-members are unable to vote on matters arising)
  • 6.30pm - 7.30pm - Presentation

We will also be presenting the results of our November 2019 membership survey.

Documents:

PDF Icon AGM agenda

PDF Icon AGM 2107 Minutes

PDF Icon Draft Treasurer's report

Details:

Joe will show how hackers can compromise your passwords and how you can take steps to protect yourself. He will cover some of the common threats which businesses and individuals face along with going through “8 ways to steal your password” including several live hacking technique demonstrations which will be an eye-opening experience.

Speaker:

Joe BurnsJoe Burns is a Ethical Hacker and Cyber Essential Practitioner. He is also Group Managing Director of The Townley Group. He has over a decade of experience in assisting businesses with defending themselves from cyber threats. Joe also delivers cyber security awareness training to businesses throughout the UK, with a special knack for revealing how everyday tactics, such as social engineering, can be used to steal important information.

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