Webinar Series

Bringing together experts from industry and academia to discuss current and emerging cybersecurity challenges.

As one of the UK's leading Universities in cybersecurity teaching and research, our network of cyber professionals spans far and wide. With the launch of this virtual event series, we're aiming to bring our connections, alongside their expertise, closer to you. 

Join in as we link academics and industry experts to discuss the most prominent cybersecurity challenges currently being faced by businesses, governments and the everyday individual. Over the next few months, we'll be covering a variety of topics including business resilience, IoT, child safety and security, and diversity and talent within the profession. 

Each live webinar provides the opportunity to engage in real-time with our guest speakers and to play a part in the conversation. With no pre-recorded content or presentation slides, prepare to be fully immersed in discussion bursting with informed perspectives and eye-opening insights. 

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Available webinars

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Cyber Talent and Diversity

26th May 2021

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The State of Play - Keeping Children Safe Online

24 Feb 2021

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The Risks and Rewards of IoT

9 Dec 2020

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Business Resilience in the face of COVID-19

21 Oct 2020

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Guest speakers joining us for the series

  • Lord Iain McNicol of West Kilbride (Non-Executive Director of Salad Money)

  • Mandy Haeburn-Little (CEO of Business Resilience International Management)

  • Steven Wilson (CEO of Cyber Defence Alliance)

  • Professor Karen Renaud (Lecturer in Cybersecurity at Abertay University)

  • Dr Ian Ferguson (Senior Lecturer in Cybersecurity at Abertay University)

  • Ian Todd (IoT Practice Lead at BlackBerry)

  • Andy Bridden (IoT Expert at PA Consulting)

  • Cade Wells (Business Development Manager at CENSIS)

  • Chelsea Jarvie (Director of Neon Circle)

  • Tom Pendergast (Chief Learning Officer at MediaPRO: Cybersecurity & Privacy Education)

  • Colin Urquhart (Security Analyst at Raytheon UK)

  • Abdullah Khan (Senior Ethical Hacking Lead at Business Resilience International Management)

  • John Carr OBE (Internet Safety and Security Consultant)

  • Polly Purivs OBE (Chair and Founder of CodeClan)

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Abertay develops Ethical Hacking module for teachers

Training to benefit computing teachers across Scotland

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Research reveals cybercriminals are leveraging Covid announcements

The new study from Dr Lynsay Shepherd of Abertay’s School of Design and Informat...

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Abertay University named UK Centre of Excellence for Cyber Security

Abertay is the first University in Scotland to receive the award

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Researchers recover 75,000 'deleted' files from pre-owned USB drives

Tax returns, CVs and bank statements were among the files retrieved

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National Cyber Security Centre certification for Ethical Hacking degree

Dr Natalie Coull says need for skilled cyber graduates has 'never been greater'

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Military veterans reskilled to fill growing cybersecurity workforce gap

The project will allow former forces personnel to learn ethical hacking skills

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Abertay named UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality

The Times & Sunday Times Guide also puts Abertay top in Scotland for Social Incl...

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Cheryl Torano

Cheryl Torano, an Ethical Hacking graduate, has shared her incredible story in a...

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Abertay cybersecurity professor appointed to key Scottish research role

Professor Karen Renaud has been at Abertay since 2017.

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Hundreds attend UK’s largest student-led cybersecurity conference

Securi-Tay has been a big success

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Professor questions cyber attack 'knee-jerk finger pointing'

Professor Karen Renaud will deliver a lecture arguing it's time for a fresh look...

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Double success at Scottish Cyber Awards

Abertay Ethical Hacking Society and an innovative piece of University research b...

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Around 100 officers have tested the new system co-created by Abertay

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