CyberSecurity Essentials for all Financial Services Professionals


Financial service organisations are considered high-reward opportunities for cybercriminals and as such their employees are seen in hacking circles as prime targets. Through awareness, many basic vulnerabilities, be they technology or human, can be addressed or shut off completely, which reduces the attack surface lowering the threat posed by cyber-criminals.

Suitable For

Staff working in the financial services and associated industries.

1 CPD hours
1 hour

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Learning Outcomes

Having attended this course, delegates will:

  • Have greater awareness of modern cyber threats
  • Have a personal defence strategy that is vendor / technology independent
  • Be equipped with the knowledge to handle malicious attempts to compromise the workplace


  • Introduction to cybercrime
  • Defining sensitive data
  • Case studies, covering real-world attacks on financial service organisations and their employees
  • What is new in technology and where are the threats
  • Understanding the impact of an attack on the business and the individual
  • Prevention – how to implement changes to prevent attacks and mitigate their impact
  • Keeping up to date, monitoring cyber compliance
  • Collaboration and reporting


Ronnie Isherwood

Ronnie Isherwood is a technologist and public speaker who has been awarded for writing about IT security. He is co-author of a technology book helping administrators plan, build, implement, and enhance IT compliance policies. He has also written for Microsoft on topics including designing, deploying and monitoring enterprise systems and hybrid cloud computing.

As well as authoring, he is technical editor for a reporting book covering service, operation and configuration management, and for Windows Server courses for Microsoft learning in Active Directory, public key infrastructure (PKI), Identity Federation Infrastructure and business continuity.

Ronnie co-owns JE3.COM, the island's newest fast-growing IT Company helping clients with a broad range of IT products and services. At JE3 he specialises in virtualisation, systems management, compliance, data protection, endpoint protection, disaster recovery and authentication.

Ronnie founded Jersey Techfair as well as the OpenROV project and is Chairman of the Chartered Institute for IT (Jersey).