The theme for this next meetup is looking at the risks and threats posed by insecure systems and websites. Harry Metcalfe is the Founder / MD of dxw (http://dxw.com) which build online services for public sector bodies. Harry is also non-executive director of the Open Rights Group (http://www.openrightsgroup.org), a campaign for digital civil liberties. Harry will be looking at the practical steps you can take to feel confident in what you create and use online remain secure, and in particular considerations for Wordpress website security.
Ed Geraghty is a Technologist at Privacy International (https://privacyinternational.org/). Ed is responsible for Privacy International's technical security and research, and leads the development of their open-source security and auditing framework "ThornSec". As part of his role, he is responsible for tech engagement with PI's International Network of NGOs and charities in the Global South, who he trains in threat modelling, risk assessment, digital security, and implementing organisational security practices including rolling out ThornSec. Ed will be looking at the key risks and threats for charity organisations.
We plan also to take more time than usual to allow for networking and for specific breakout conversations to take place. As always please do spread the word and encourage more charity and voluntary organisations to come along, we are here to support you!
BIG THANK-YOU for Social Enterprise and Innovation Programme (http://ubic.org.uk/seip/) for supporting this event, and to Boston Tea Party for hosting us.
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