Webinar: Thursday 10 June at 2pm BST

cyber security challenges in the education sector and how to overcome 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?

In this session, we look at the key areas that schools, colleges and universities can address.  Our security experts will cover ransomware attacks like the infamous Blackbaud breach and what lessons can be learned from them. We will also discuss the importance of Cyber Essentials and how to stay safe in a world of remote working and blended learning.


  • Introduction – Chris Lines, Insight
  • The threat landscape and real-life education sector cyber-attacks – Calvin Gan, F-Secure
  • Cyber Essentials and and how to reduce the risk of being breached – Anthony Idowu, F-Secure
  • 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.


Chris Lines
Head of Further/Higher Education, Insight

Chris leads a team of Account Managers providing a range of technologies, solutions and services into colleges and universities across the UK. Chris ensures that Insight are approved partners for education frameworks so they are well placed to support the education sector with their technology challenges.

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.   


Calvin Gan
Tactical Defence Unit Manager, F-Secure

Calvin has been with F-Secure for over 10 years and leads a team of malware analysts and security vulnerability analysts at F-Secure. He is an expert on vulnerability management and incident response.

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Insight Enterprises Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT. We help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow.

F-Secure is Europe’s largest cyber security company. Our portfolio includes products and services ranging from threat prediction and prevention to detection and response. We have over 100,000 satisfied corporate customers, including top banks, airlines, and enterprises.