University of the West Indies Mona Campus to Host 2nd Cyber Security Conference this month

trendsEVENT RELEASE : Local and international cyber security experts, academic specialists and business leaders will again convene at the University of the West Indies (UWI) for a two-day conference on Cyber Security and Data Protection. The 2nd National Conference on ‘Cyber Security and Data Protection: Securing Businesses and Public Transactions’, will take place on November 20-21, 2014 at the Regional Headquarters of UWI, Mona, Jamaica.

Following the resounding success of the first Cyber Security conference in September 2013, this month’s sequel will have as its primary focus the issues of computer fraud, data protection and their impact on small and large enterprises, including banks and other financial institutions. Among the planned conference sessions will be panels on E-Commerce and Cybercrimes, Cyber Security for Banking, Data Protection for Government Agencies, Security for Small Enterprises, and Evaluating Measures Against Lotto Scamming.

Presenters will include key members of the banking, security, legal, IT and academic communities, alongside government policy makers. The conference will build on recommendations and advances from the previous event towards updating and enhancing the national cyber security action plan for Jamaica.

The conference is free and open to the public.