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Protect and Prepare: Cyber Essentials to Secure your Business

Host: D2N2 Growth Hub
Venue: Proact Stadium, 1866 Sheffield Rd, Chesterfield, S41 8NZ
Date: Tuesday 18th February, 2020
Time: 9.00am - 12.30pm
Cost: FREE

This seminar is hosted by the D2N2 Growth Hub and is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.


Understand the threats and develop a strategy to protect your business against IT fraud and data loss. This seminar has been developed to help you understand these elements. Furthermore, it will provide you with the knowledge required to produce an appropriate business continuity strategy.

  • Identifying the risks 
  • Protecting data 
  • Working remotely 
  • What is cyber security? 
  • The threat landscape 
  • Common types of attack 
  • How to stay protected 
  • How to recover from an attack 
  • Cyber security accreditations


Who should attend?

This seminar is open to eligible SME's based in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.



  • 9am-9.30am: Sign in, networking and refreshments
  • 9.30am: Introduction to the D2N2 Growth Hub
  • 9.45am: Workshop presentation
  • 10.45am: Refreshments
  • 11.00am: Workshop presentation
  • 12.00pm: Q&A
  • 12.15pm-12.30pm: Close



Lee Johnson is Chief Technology Officer of managed ICT service provider, Air IT and Head of their specialist cyber security division, Air Sec.

He has over 13 years’ experience in the IT industry and is a trusted strategic advisor to over 400 clients across a wide range of sectors.

The resident expert on cyber security, Office 365, and cloud computing, Lee is passionate about helping businesses achieve their goals through the secure and efficient use of technology.


The support provided by D2N2 Growth Hub 2019-2022 is part-funded via the European Regional Development Fund, therefore we are required to evidence that you are a small to medium sized enterprise. Prior to attending a D2N2 Growth Hub event, or contact with a D2N2 Growth Hub Adviser, you will need to submit an SME enrolment form providing details of your business. If you haven’t already done so, you can complete this now by downloading the form HERE.
Please print the form, complete all areas, sign in ink, scan and return by email to with Growth Hub 2019-22 enrolment form in the subject line. We must receive the completed SME Enrolment form prior to the event date in order to confirm your booking, failure to complete the form will result in your booking being cancelled.

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