Course Details

Ransomware attacks are on the rise, these styles of attacks have the power to cause serious damage to your charity, providing high-level risks including data breaches or the continuity of your business services. Last year, cyber incidents were ranked number 1 on the Allianz Risk Barometer and with the average insured loss from a cyber incident being just over €2mn. Cyber incidents have been ranked as the business interruption that triggers the most fear so it is your time to act now.

Stuart Sivieri covers the following topics during this course:

  • The Global Cyber Challenge – what is happening internationally, the key risks and issues and how this will affect your charity in the UK.  
  • The Threat Landscape – A deeper dive into the threat landscape, looking at attack trends, understanding the differences between charities and other organisations and showcasing specifically the impact of a charity breach. 
  • The Cyber Attack – Looking at the timeline of a cyber incident, what happens when a crisis occurs, what is the short-term, intermediate and long-term effects of the crisis. Stuart will look at the cyber kill chain and tun through the various stages. 
  • Preparing for a crisis – Understanding the typical threats, vulnerabilities and mitigating controls so that you can understand the cost of perfect security.

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Grant Thornton

Stuart Sivieri

Stuart Sivieri is the Head of Business Management for the Cyber Defence Centre, Grant Thornton UK LLP.

Stuart has over 19 years of experience in Cyber, having spent 16 years working within the MOD and heading the Cyber Crime Centre. Stuart joined Grant Thornton’s in 2019 and headed the Incident Response service, responding to some of the UK’s largest cyber breaches.