Cyber Security

See the Real Hustle’s chief hustler live in Exeter this March

Authored by Alison Jobson
Posted: Wed, 02/05/2020 - 9:24am

On 11 March, Alexis Conran of BBC’s “The Real Hustle”, will be visiting Exeter to speak at Bluegrass Group’s free one-day “Safety in the cloud” conference.

Organised by Bluegrass Group, an Exeter based trusted provider of outsourced IT support services to SMEs across the UK, the conference is one of several events taking place during Exeter’s Cyber Security Awareness Week . Already in its fourth year, it’s the UK’s only week of free events dedicated to raising awareness of cyber security and it provides a unique platform for education, sharing of best practice and networking...

One-day conference "Safety in the Cloud"

Event Date: 
11/03/2020 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Racecourse, Kennford, Exeter EX6 7XS

Learn the real risks of cloud computing and find out the latest approaches and tools for cloud cyber security at this FREE one-day conference.

Organised by Bluegrass Group , a trusted provider of outsourced IT support services to SMEs across the UK, the conference is one of several events taking place during Exeter’s Cyber Security Awareness Week .

In the keynote speech, Alexis Hustle from BBC's "The Real Hustle" will be sharing the top tactics that hackers use and providing the inside information on how security solutions can fail. Joining Alexis will be six other expert...

Free business networking evening

Event Date: 
09/03/2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue: 
Stephens Scown, Curzon House, Southernhay West, Exeter, EX1 1RS

Join Bluegrass Group at their FREE business networking event during Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) 2020.

There’ll be drinks and nibbles, a short interactive cyber quiz and the opportunity to network with other like-minded business owners.

Pre-booking essential, click here to book.

CSAW is the UK’s only week of free events dedicated to raising awareness of cyber security. Offering several different free events it provides a unique platform for education, sharing of best practice and networking opportunities within the region.

View the programme here...

Cyber Security Awareness Week 2020

Bluegrass Group launches Cyber Security Awareness Week 2020

Authored by Alison Jobson
Posted: Wed, 11/27/2019 - 10:39am

The UK’s only week-long cyber security awareness week (CSAW) is returning to Exeter next year, and local business people are invited to join the launch event.

Now in its fourth year, CSAW, sponsored by Datto, is the brainchild of Bluegrass Group , an Exeter-based provider of industry-leading, outsourced IT support services. Over five days, Bluegrass will bring together a host of expert speakers to educate South West businesses and help them conquer the growing cyber threat.

David Thomas, Bluegrass’ Managing Director, commented: “While a decline in the number of high-profile...

IT specialist Bluegrass is presented with its Golden Pioneer of the Year Award at DattoCon 19

IT Specialist Bluegrass Takes Home Golden Award

Authored by Alison Jobson
Posted: Wed, 07/10/2019 - 9:54am

Exeter-based Bluegrass , a trusted provider of outsourced IT support services, has been awarded ‘EMEA Pioneer of The Year’ by Datto, the world’s leading provider of data backup, recovery and business continuity solutions.

The Golden Award recognises a partner that is blazing a new path and was presented to Bluegrass at DattoCon19, Datto’s seventh annual partner conference which welcomed over 2,900 attendees from across the world.

The Bluegrass acclaim was in recognition of its pioneering approach to cyber security, namely its annual Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW). Now...

Securious' expanding cyber security team

Demand for cyber security sees Devon-based Securious expand team by 71% - Lack of online payment card compliance puts region’s businesses at threat of attack

Authored by janeabsolutepr
Posted: Wed, 05/01/2019 - 8:43am

Securious, the region’s leading cyber security compliance specialist, has seen a dramatic twelve months of growth in which businesses in the South West have become increasingly aware of their vulnerability to cyber attacks. Despite this, Securious warns that commercial operations could be blind-sided by payment card fraud due to the incorrect implementation of 3rd party Payment Card solutions.

“We’ve seen a growth in attacks on websites with databases holding customer information and payment details,” says Pete Woodward, Director at Securious. “For us, this is one of the biggest...

Google visits school in Exeter to boost kids' online safety

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Wed, 05/01/2019 - 8:20am

In 2017, Google conducted research with more than 200 teachers to learn about their experience with online safety in the classroom. We found that teachers believe children should start learning about online safety as early as the age of seven and that 99% felt that this should be a part of the curriculum. To help teachers educate their pupils about staying safe online, we launched Be Internet Legends in partnership with family internet safety experts Parent Zone, and it is accredited by the PSHE Association.

Be Internet Legends is an educational programme aimed at 7 - 11-year-olds...

Cyber Security Awareness Week logo - a week-long programme of free events designed to educate local businesses on how to protect themselves from cyber crime.

Cyber Security Conference - Protect, Detect, Mitigate

Event Date: 
06/03/2019 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Venue: 
Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel, EX1 1QF

Find out the solutions today's cyber security challenges at a FREE one-day conference in Exeter during the Bluegrass Group's Cyber Security Awareness Week .

Jamie Bartlett, author of "The Dark Net" will be delivering the keynote speech at the one-day conference.

An engaging speaker, Jamie will be giving delegates an insight into the digital underworld and the real threat to SMEs. Having interviewed trolls and pornographers, drug dealers and hackers, political extremists and computer scientists Jamie will shine a spotlight on the hidden corners of the internet.

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Business Networking & Launch Event

Event Date: 
24/01/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Southgate Hotel, Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1QF

The UK’s only week-long cyber security awareness week (CSAW) is returning to Exeter next year, and Exeter business people are invited to join the launch event.

Taking place on Thursday 24th January, attendees will receive a free copy of the 2019 programme and get the heads up on what’s in store for the week.

There’ll be drinks and nibbles, a short cyber presentation and the opportunity to network with other business owners.

Click HERE to book.

PSP company provides outstanding insights into on-line security products

Authored by Duncan Little
Posted: Thu, 11/01/2018 - 7:53am

With the growing threat of on-line targeted crime, companies looking to boost on-line security are being given a massive boost by a Plymouth Science Park based firm, Expert Insights.

The team is dedicated to testing and accessing leading security products and providing scores on a number of set criteria, so clients can choose which system suits their needs best and so save any ‘guesswork’ when deciding on how best to protect their firm.

“We compare leading cyber security products for business and use expert knowledge to rate services, so clients can see what is the best...

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