Capita host Cyber Security in GDPR event in partnership with CO3


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Capita Managed IT Solutions were delighted to host a breakfast briefing seminar on Tuesday 5th December on Cyber Security in GDPR for the third sector which took place in our offices in Newtownabbey. The event was held in partnership with the Chief Officers 3rd Sector (CO3) which Capita are a corporate member of. CO3 is a leading membership based organisation that supports, develops and connects 3rd Sector leaders in Northern Ireland. 

The event hosted by Capita’s Business Development Manager, Noel Lynch and Security Analyst Sean McCabe, presented on Capita’s services in relation to the third sector, cyber security risks to data privacy and cyber security controls with the focus on detection, protection, and business processes. CO3’s Chief Executive Nora Smith also opened the seminar.

Speaking about the event, Noel Lynch, Business Development Manager from Capita Managed IT Solutions said, “Capita were delighted to host the cyber security event in partnership with CO3. It gave us the opportunity to network with Chief Officers and Senior Managers within the 3rd Sector in Northern Ireland and offer advice and information on the appropriate next steps necessary to successfully implement a robust, secure environment.”

CO3’s Chief Executive, Nora Smith said, “The event is timely, GDPR and cyber security are of growing importance to members.  Today highlighted the need to have right policies, plans and processes in place in order to protect ourselves from cyber-attacks.  Sean and Noel from Capita underlined the fact that cyber security should be high on the agenda for all charity trustees, Chief Executives and senior staff teams. Unfortunately our sector is as exposed as other sectors, we need to ensure the information charities are holding remains safe and secure.  We truly appreciate the time and expertise shared with us from Capita today.”

For further information on CO3, please visit their website

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