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NEFF Masterclass – Understanding the Threats

January 31 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

- Free - £70

Understanding the threats – from the inside and outside of your business


In this masterclass we will look at the possible threats to your business from the inside of your organisation and how you can be vulnerable to attacks from the outside.


08:30 – 09:00                REGISTRATION

Coffee / Tea / Biscuits

09:00 – 09:10                INTRODUCTION

Alan Brown – NEFF Chair 

Event Start 

Alan Batey – Security Risk Management

Ecommerce websites and their payment page vulnerabilities and what is recommended to make them more secure.

Robert Campbell – Ecommnet Technologies Limited.

website security etc.

Lauren Tennant – Tait Walker

  • As forensic accountants, we recognise that businesses regardless of size or sector are susceptible to fraud. Our recent case studies highlight the risks faced by businesses from insider fraud, and show how in the majority of cases, the crime and subsequent losses were preventable.
  • We will talk about the behavioural red flags and warning signs which may indicate an employee may be engaged in fraudulent activity.
  • We will also discuss the practical measures to be taken in order to make systems and controls more robust, to ensure the opportunity for fraud is eliminated to prevent losses to businesses.

Andy King – DS Cleveland Police

Insider Fraud Case Studies

Leigh Ferguson –Jacksons Law Firm

A presentation about how to handle a fraud from an employment perspective, to try and avoid counter claims being issued against a company for wrongful dismissal by the fraudster. 

12:10 – 12:30            Questions and Answers

12:30                            Event Close


January 31
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free - £70
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John Heslop


Gateshead Council Civic Centre
The Council Chambers, Regent St, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear
Gateshead, NE81HH
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