Twas the night before Ransomware Event - December

Date: 07/12/2023
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Borough: Salford
Contact Name: Lea-Anne Gardner
Contact Email:
Contact Telephone: 0161 393 4321

The Lowry Theatre
8 The Quays
Salford Quays
M50 3AZ

Join GM Chamber members Seriun for mulled wine and Christmas fare while you watch Cyber Security expert Wayne Fulton demonstrate a real ransomware attack and see what devastation occurs! Wayne will then explore the solutions to safeguard your digital assets.


  • 14.00: Event start - networking & refreshments
  • 14.30: Guest speaker(s)
  • 15.00: Ransomware presentation
  • 15.30: Demonstrations
  • 16.15: Mulled wine, mince pies & Christmas fare
  • 17.00: Event close


1. Ransomware 101: We'll unwrap the secrets behind ransomware's tricks and tactics

2. Real World Examples: we share real-life tales of ransomware attacks so you can understand the real consequences of falling victim to these digital Scrooges.

3. Deconstructing Attack Vectors: Discover the various entry points that ransomware can exploit. Learn how to identify and close potential vulnerabilities.

4. Deciphering Ransom Notes: Understand the ransom demands and negotiation tactics employed by cybercriminals.

5. Security in Depth: Explore the multi-layered security approach to fend off ransomware.


Phishing: Witness a live demonstration of phishing attacks and how to recognise them.

Encryption and Ransomware: Understand how encryption plays a role in ransomware, and see it in action.


1: Blocking Email & Impersonation Protection: Learn how to configure impersonation detection through Microsoft Office 365 to prevent email-based attacks.

2. Datto RMM: Discover how implementing Datto RMM can prevent ransomware.

3. End User Training: Understand the importance of educating your team to be the first line of defence against ransomware.


Dan Giannasi: Head of cyber & innovation | North West Cyber Resilience Centre, Manchester

Dan provides government-backed support and training to businesses of all sizes across the North West. He has 15 years experience in a diverse range of investigative roles, including public protection, digital investigations and cybercrime, and has worked with Greater Manchester Police and the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit.

Don't let ransomware ruin your Christmas! Join us for this impactful seminar and leave with the knowledge and tools needed to ensure a secure Christmas and a ransomware-free year ahead.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Registration deadline: 06/12/2023

NON MEMBERS £0.00 Excluding VAT
MEMBERS £0.00 Excluding VAT