Website Security at The Coliseum Centre, Whitby

30 May 2024

What could digital do for you? Businesses are invited to the second C4DI Beta Satellite workshop in the Scarborough and Whitby area, discussing what to consider when setting up and maintaining website security.

Free in-person session: 30th May 2024, 10am – 1pm

What to Expect

10:00 Registration and refreshments

Arrive at 10am to register and enjoy the refreshments available. This is an opportunity to network and engage with fellow attendees.

10:45 Introduction

An introduction to the C4DI Beta Satellite programme followed by an overview of the current technological landscape. The introduction will delve into emerging trends, challenges, and opportunities in leveraging digital technologies for business growth.

11:00 Website Security

Delivered by C4DI Member, Punk Security

In this session, we’ll delve into the intricate world of website security, dissecting both overarching concerns applicable to all websites and nuanced issues specific to WordPress and its plugins. We’ll explore common cyber threats and delve into practical defense mechanisms tailored to mitigate these risks effectively. From understanding the anatomy of common attacks to implementing robust defense strategies, this discussion will equip you with the knowledge and tools needed to fortify your online presence.

12:00 Discussion and questions

An opportunity for a discussion with C4DI and other local businesses about the opportunities and challenges of websites.

12:30 Digital Readiness Audit

An introduction to the Digital Readiness audit. This self-assessment serves as a tool to gauge your current technological capabilities and readiness for embracing digital strategies.

13:00 Further support

Business Support Officers from North Yorkshire Council and York & North Yorkshire Growth Hub will be on hand afterwards to meet with any businesses looking for further support. Officers can support businesses with their innovation needs, accessing funding and providing guidance on all aspects of running and growing a business.

Can’t make this one?

C4DI Beta Satellite events are being hosted throughout the spring. Go to our events page for further dates.

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About this programme

Having successfully been awarded funding from the UK Government’s Digital Growth Grant, C4DI are expanding their support of North Yorkshire businesses, through the C4DI Beta Satellite Programme.

What does the programme include?

The programme has a clear emphasis on growth within the digital sector, through ongoing connectivity, advice and guidance, including:

  • Digital readiness audits of each participating business.
  • Workshops and networking events in each area.
  • Digital Champions from within the C4DI community offering one to one support.
  • Access to North Yorkshire Council’s Digital Apprenticeship Wage Subsidy Grant.

Who is eligible for the programme?

  • Traditional businesses looking for support with digital acceleration.
  • Digital businesses looking for access to supply chains and new work opportunities.
  • Businesses must be located in the constituency area of Scarborough and Whitby.