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LATi Bar: Cyber hacks, Cyber Security, GDPR and Cyber Essentials

June 6, 2019 @ 5:30 am - 7:30 pm

This LATi Bar we will be discussing cyber hacks, cyber security at a device level, as well as cyber essentials – and how this is relevant to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Ian McKellar of Kudos TechnologyIan McKellar of Kudos Technology has been working in the Document Management industry since 1991 and has worked for and with two of the largest players in this market, Xerox and HP.

His background is primarily sales and marketing, but in recent years has become very passionate about security within an MPS contract, and his keen to educate people and organisations on the importance of this subject, particularly in the new world governed by the GDPR.

Ian’s talk will cover:

+ Cyber hacks – with some examples

+ GDPR – Overview

+ Cyber Security @ device level

Mike Petty of Loughborough Surface Analysis (LSA Ltd) will share what he has learnt about Cyber Essentials, and why it is important for tech and scientific businesses to get cyber essentials certification, and ensure supply chain is certified too.

“Cyber Essentials helps you to guard against the most common cyber threats and demonstrate your commitment to cyber security.”

Samantha Hancock , Cyber Protect Officer at Leicestershire Police will also be attending and will answer any questions you may have about cyber security.

Samantha Hancock is Leicestershire Police’s Cyber Protect Officer. Her remit is to raise awareness of Cybercrime, Fraud & Scams to local businesses, organisations and community groups. Her background is that of traditional, physical crime prevention.


About LATi Bar

LATi Bar is a regular meet-up in Loughborough – giving you the opportunity to meet with your industry peers and talk about business topics that matter to you.

You can expect great business conversations in a relaxed and informal atmosphere!

No two LATi Bar meets are the same.

Join the conversation

  • Talk about issues that are important to you in business
  • Contribute to the conversation and share your learning
  • Gain insights you wouldn’t get from a formal presentation
  • Hear how local businesses do things
  • Get a different perspective on business issues

LATi Bar events have focused on a diversity of business topics: Growth Accelerator, inspiring Enterprise, Access to Finance, the value of Intellectual Property (IP) and patenting, Value Propositions, what to do to prepare for a business crisis and employee share option schemes, new product development, R&D Tax Credits, GDPR and the Internet of Things, recruiting for STEM roles and more.

Fees to attend

This event is free of charge to LATi members. Just pay the venue for your eats and drinks. Light refreshments (tea, coffee and biscuits) will be available FOC.

Fee for non-members is £10 per person payable at the door. There is an option to book and pay via Eventbrite.

Book to attend via Eventbrite



June 6, 2019
5:30 am - 7:30 pm
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01509 225833


Organ Grinder
4 Woodgate
Loughborough, LE11 2TY United Kingdom
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