Webinar: Thursday 24 June at 2pm BST

cyber security challenges in the education sector and how to address them

Following a spate of online attacks against UK schools, colleges and universities, how can you reduce risk and maintain the trust of your students, alumni, employees and other stakeholders?

During this session, our security experts will consider the types of attacks facing the education sector. What can be done to better prevent and mitigate the impact of such threats will be discussed in addition to the ongoing importance of Cyber Essentials.


  • Introduction – Matt Pearce, F-Secure
  • The types of attacks facing the Education sector (case study included) – Anthony Idowu, F-Secure
  • Cyber Essentials and and how to reduce the risk of being breached – Matt and Anthony
  • Q&A

Who should watch this webinar?

  • CISOs, CIOs, CTOs, Heads of Security and Compliance
  • IT Directors, Heads of IT and IT Managers
  • Other professionals responsible for security like Head Teachers, Principals, Finance Directors and Operations Directors.


Matt Pearce
Channel Manager, F-Secure 

Matt works together with Softcat in the Education sector, providing a range of technologies and solutions to colleges and universities across the UK. Matt adheres to a strategic approach when it comes to aligning F-Secure's solutions to education frameworks, ensuring the customers' security challenges are met in every instance.

Anthony Idowu
Sales Engineer, F-Secure

Anthony is the UK technical lead at F-Secure UK and has built up a wealth of knowledge and experience from working for many years in cyber security. Anthony has consulted many UK customers from universities, schools and colleges, right to through to large international banks.   


Register to attend the webinar on 24 June at 2pm BST

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