Free cyber-security seminar for Sefton businesses

07 March 2024 3min read

InvestSefton is inviting the Borough’s businesses to a Cyber Security Workshop at the Lake House Crosby, between 10 am and 2pm on Wednesday 13th March.

Lunch and learning

Organised in partnership with Southport based telecommunications company AdaptiveComms, the free event will be an immersive ‘lunch and learning’ session on cyber security and fibre connectivity.

Designed to help businesses in Sefton improve their digital resilience sessions will include insights from industry experts including 1-to-1 sessions with experts and free cyber and fibre business audits.

Financial threat of a cyber-attack

Speakers from the city-region wide digital network LCR Connect will talk about how businesses can thrive in the digital world and a cyber insurance expert from UK Global will give tips on how business can protect themselves from the financial threat of a cyber-attack.

And AdaptiveComms will providing some real-life examples of cyber-attacks and how to combat them.

A free buffet lunch will be provided during the workshop, which will also look at advances in regional connectivity and fibre infrastructure.

The free event is open to all Sefton businesses. To book place, people should call Dom and Sharon on 0151 934 3452 or email

Don't ignore the threat

Cllr Christine Howard, Sefton Council’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Skills said: “Whatever their size, companies cannot afford to ignore the threat posed by cyber-attack, which could literally and very quickly put them out of business.

“As was reported last year, the Council fends off around 30,000 attempted cyber-attacks each month and puts a lot of resources and effort into preventing what could be a crippling security breach affecting a wide range of services.

“I would recommend that any Sefton businesses to book a place right away to protect themselves.”

Invest Sefton

InvestSefton is Sefton Council’s enterprise, business support and inward investment service.  It offers free information and advice and access to a wide range of services and is there to help any business, of any size, in any sector.

People wanting to find out more about how the InvestSefton can help support their business, can visit or contact the team on 0151 934 3452 or


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