Manx Telecom has signed up to be a premier sponsor for CYBERISLE 2019 – which is set to be the Island’s largest ever cyber security conference – taking place on Wednesday 23 October 2019, at the Villa Marina in Douglas.
Dr Alex Allinson MHK, Member for the Cabinet Office, said:
'I believe this to be a great partnership for the Isle of Man Government and for Manx Telecom. I am pleased to see one of our local communications companies supporting this important event.'
To date over 350 people have registered to attend the free event, which promises to be an informative and engaging day.
Manx Telecom Chief Commercial Officer, Ed Jennings, said:
'Manx Telecom is delighted to support CYBERISLE 2019 as a premier sponsor. As the Island’s leading communications solutions provider, our operations touch the lives of almost every individual and business on the Island. A critical part of that role is to help our customers stay safe online as we provide them with the products and services that connect people on the Island with each other and across the world.
'Manx Telecom is working with CYBERISLE 2019 to help make people more aware of how to spot, prevent and manage cybercrime – whether they are in the sitting room, the classroom, or the board room.'
CYBERISLE 2019 aims to raise awareness of the steps to combat cyber security threats at home, at work and within the community. Industry experts will provide practical tools and insights and help to raise the profile of cyber security and its importance to the community.
Attendees will learn about the evolving nature of cyber security and get the latest guidance and information on how best to respond to threats in order to remain aware, secure, and resilient.
The event will run from 8am – 8.30pm with opportunities for networking throughout the day.
The event is for the whole community, with an evening session aimed at teachers and parents who might not be able to attend during the day.
Anyone who would like to attend CYBERISLE can register online at https://cyberisle2019.eventbrite.co.uk/.
Further details on speakers and sponsors will be revealed over the coming weeks, however, should anyone wish to discuss further details they can contact CYBERISLE@gov.im.