The centre’s vision is to become a national hub to enhance and consolidate national and international security.

Based on Skylon Park, Hereford’s Enterprise Zone, the centre is positioned to become a key player in the Cyber Valley that spans across Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire and is home to 15% of the UK’s top 600 cyber companies. Backed by the expert academic team from the University of Wolverhampton's Cyber Research Institute, the centre supports businesses, develops their skill sets and leads in cyber security testing, research and development.

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Midlands Centre for Cyber Security aims to:

  • Be a world leading facility and a global leader in cybersecurity innovation
  • Share best practice excellence through international collaboration and partnerships
  • Provide funded support to businesses facing emerging cyber security challenges
  • Provide world leading testing facilities for businesses to test their smart technology and infrastructure
  • Be a home for companies within the cyber and IT sector
  • Be a world leading facility and a global leader in cybersecurity innovation
  • Support the commercial potential of newly developed cyber innovations with the latest product and process development
  • Continue to improve the safer use of the Internet for societal benefit
  • Host specialist cyber training and industry events

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The #Cyber Fringe Festival 2021 runs Dec 6-10 & will feature 50+ guest speakers from across the world.

Together with the official opening of @Cyber_Quarter the events will strive to put #Hereford on the global cyber map

Book your place:

https://bit.ly/3cXRgX5

@wlv_uni

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ONE WEEK TO GO!
The countdown to @FestivalCyber has started & with over 50 talks from leading cyber experts we're sure you'll find more than 1 that you'll want to join. Browse the programme by category/theme or speaker: http://www.cyberfringefestival.org and join us online for FREE

Pleased to say my new book is now available from Springer: Challenges in the IoT and Smart Environments - A Practitioners' Guide to Security, Ethics and Criminal Threats https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-87166-6

@wlv_uniNews @WLVsci_eng @Cyber_Quarter

The Last Theme Friday around Operations & Resilience talk by one of our Keynotes Phil Huggins National CISO for Health and Social Care, NHS.

Link: https://cyber-fringe-festival.digileaders.com/talks/keynote-talk/

Key theme Friday event number 5 is Cyber Fusion and Collective Defense, the road to automated proactive defence. A talk by Gary Tate and Roberto Tayag Asia Pacific and Japan and APAC

https://cyber-fringe-festival.digileaders.com/talks/cyber-fusion-and-collective-defense-the-road-to-automated-proactive-defence/

Theme Friday event number four Information Security Insider Threats in Organizations – Roots and Solutions A talk by Nader Sohrabi Safa Senior Lecturer, @wlv_uni

https://cyber-fringe-festival.digileaders.com/talks/information-security-insider-threats-in-organizations-roots-and-solutions/

Our third highlighted talk is by Cyber Resilience - what your business is looking for (even if they don’t know it yet) A talk by Alan Jenkins Principal Consultant, Cyber Security Navigator Ltd
https://cyber-fringe-festival.digileaders.com/talks/cyber-resilience-what-your-business-is-looking-for-even-if-they-dont-know-it-yet/

The second talk on our theme of Operations & Resilience is Cyber-Deception in Contested Environments a talk by Xavier Bellekens CEO, Lupovis.

Link: https://cyber-fringe-festival.digileaders.com/talks/cyber-deception-in-contested-environments/

We are back again with another Theme Friday this week we are spotlighting Operations & Resilience. The first of this is Protecting the Crown Jewel: How we secured the NHS’s response to the pandemic A talk by Richard Plumb Cyber Threat Intelligence Lead, NHS Digital.

The Hidden Costs of a Cyber Attack
You will gain insights into how tech start-ups through to global corporates like Google, Sony, IBM and many others are using this is proven programme.
Discover how to be proactive rather than reactive..
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-hidden-costs-of-a-cyber-attack-tickets-211601203897

How many times do we read about phishing scams that have affected vulnerable people? Join our panel to delve into how the cyber security industry can make a difference for those who are digitally excluded or vulnerable. Let’s ask – are we doing enough? https://cyber-fringe-festival.digileaders.com/talks/panel-session-cyber-for-the-vulnerable-are-we-doing-enough/

A number of @wlv_uni academics will be delivering talks throughout the festival on a range of cyber research areas. Join Reseacrh Fellow, Samiya Khan to find out more about the use of AI in cybersecurity.
Full list of talks here: http://www.cyberfringefestival.org #cyberfringefestival #CFF

We're delighted to announce that Maxine Bulmer from CGI will be joining as as our 2nd keynote speaker on Thursday 9 Dec. Book your place for Maxine's session on Cyber Security - Do you have what it takes?: https://cyber-fringe-festival.digileaders.com/talks/cyber-security-do-you-have-what-it-takes/

Last but certainly not least our final event for Key Theme Friday - Document Management System and Advanced e-Signature Solution
A talk by Mohammed Sahib CEO, Borderless Security

https://cyber-fringe-festival.digileaders.com/talks/document-management-system-and-advanced-e-signature-solution/

Key theme Friday event number 5 is What's the difference between FUD and natural changing cyber threat landscape, and what do we do about it?
A talk by Sarb Sembhi CISO, AirEye

https://cyber-fringe-festival.digileaders.com/talks/whats-the-difference-between-fud-and-natural-changing-landscape-and-what-do-we-do-about-it/

Our next talk on the theme of Cyber Tools & Technology is Cyber Resilience - what your business is looking for (even if they don’t know it yet)

A talk by Alan Jenkins Principal Consultant, Cyber Security Navigator Ltd

https://cyber-fringe-festival.digileaders.com/talks/cyber-resilience-what-your-business-is-looking-for-even-if-they-dont-know-it-yet/

Our next theme Friday talk is by Gabriela Ahmadi-Assalemi and Dr Haider Al-Khateeb Cambridge University and University of Wolverhampton

https://cyber-fringe-festival.digileaders.com/talks/leveraging-machine-learning-in-modern-cyber-defence-in-smart-cities/

Last year's premiere was an amazing success.👏
Really looking forward to its return next month 😀
@Cyber_Quarter https://twitter.com/MidlandsCyber/status/1461288390641561601

The second talk on our key theme of Cyber Tools & Technology is a talk by Chris Woods Founder & CEO, CyberQ Group.

https://cyber-fringe-festival.digileaders.com/talks/pen-testing-are-you-doing-it-right/

Kicking off this week Theme Friday we are spotlighting Cyber Tools & Technology.

The first of this is a A talk by Xavier Bellekens CEO, Lupovis

Find out more about this talk with the link below
https://cyber-fringe-festival.digileaders.com/checkout/select-content/?po=1ccb84a4bc8f511c55825208beb832c325c4133e21c94d17b898d16e6d048bfeb965cb2286f8db518f53480d818885581d389a6c0ebfcc46ef6bf603063f593a