Tuesday 4th August, 2:00pm – 3:00pm


SLCC Members – £30 + VAT
Non-Members – £35 + VAT

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This webinar is kindly provided by Microshade VSM


You will learn:

Your responsibilities for data security, and common threats

Hackers and Malware (background information)

Protecting Computer Systems

Choosing and configuring anti-virus/protection systems

Importance of operating system and application updates


Protecting portable devices


Wi-Fi security

Email Security, Inbound and Outbound

Users – Policies, Training and Standards

About the Trainer

David Astwood is the Technical Director of Microshade VSM, which provides secure IT systems specifically for the Town and Parish Council market. Microshade have operated in this sector since 1996, trading on their reputation for excellent service and support. David joined Microshade in 2010 to launch their new venture into secure IT services. David has over 25 years of IT support experience ranging from user desktop help to global support of business critical servers, in organisations of various sizes including small hi-tech companies, utilities and multi-nationals, and for some very sensitive and prestigious clients such as the MoD, NHS and the German finance sector.

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