The Nuts & Bolts

The event will discuss the requirements and challenges that businesses face and how to prepare your IT systems for the new regulation.

Tackling exactly what you need to know in one day.

*please note, you can only choose breakout sessions if you have registered for the event*

The Nuts & Bolts

The event will discuss the requirements and challenges that businesses face and how to prepare your IT systems for the new regulation.

Tackling exactly what you need to know in one day.

On The Day

9am – 10am Registration

Including keynote speakers from Howes Percival Solicitors, HP Inc and PCS Business Systems.

Breakout sessions will take place from 1:20pm to delve deeper into GDPR. Experts will include Datto, PCS, HP Inc and HPE

4pm (ish) Finish

Breakout Sessions

Taking place from 1:30 will be four breakout sessions all lasting 30 minutes each. Take a look at the selection below for an idea of what to expect.

Portable Device Security – Getting Ready

With growing device estates, it’s becoming increasingly hard for businesses to safeguard the content and integrity of the data they hold. Keeping that data safe and secure is more valuable than the device itself. Hear about the tools PCS use to handle device security. Mitigate the risk of a data breach, protect from malicious code and aid end user efficiency.

Back Office – Best Practice

Notepad and pen at the ready. Learn some simple tips that you should be adopting to reduce risk and show great working procedures. Empower users and protect your business, because IT is a tool to be used not locked down out of fear.

Technical Service Manager
Scott Hawkey

Cyber Security – Your First Steps 

Start piecing together a clear picture of your organisations cyber security level. Demonstrate your commitment to cyber security and learn about the five technical controls of Cyber Essentials. It goes hand in hand with GDPR, so whether you want to achieve Cyber Essentials yourself or have some help from PCS, your journey begins here. 

Workshop style chat about people cyber security awareness within the business.


Commercial Manager
Reuben Leach

Datto Consultant:
Phil McGowan

Datto Business Continuity (Siris) Workshop

Datto Saves the Day – Witness the Famous Datto Disaster Demo Live. Ransomware attacks, fire, flooding and network outages will all have an impact on your business. Are you prepared? Watch as Datto shows you how PCS can help you recover quickly when the worst happens.

Datto SaaS Protection for O365 Workshop

Is your Office 365 Data as Safe as you Think it is? Take a look at SaaS (Software as a Service) applications, how your ransomware affects them and how you can protect your data. You will also witness a live demo on Datto SaaS Protection!

Harry Atkinson: HP Premium Security Solutions – The Most Secure PCs

HP Security – A track record in Endpoint Security. Learn about the HP solutions that will help protect your devices, data and identity. 

Device Security:
HP SureStart – Self Healing BIOS
HP SureRun
HP SureRecover

HP Image Assistant
HP Multi Factor Authentication

HP SureView
HP SureClick

HP Consultant:
Harry Atkinson

Focus Areas INCLUDE:

Cyber Security


Disaster Recovery

Patch Management

Keynote Speakers

Hannah Steggles: Director at Howes Percival Solicitors

Hannah will cover the fundamentals of GDPR and discuss why preparing for the law should be at the top of your list.

Key Focus Areas:

  • What data is being collected.
  • E-Privacy.
  • Fines, consent and accountability.
  • What happens to your data.
  • HR processing.
  • Employee data.
  • Breaches and notifications.
  • Right of access.
Scott Hawkey: Technical Service Manager at PCS Business Systems

GDPR from a technical point of view.

Scott will talk about how stronger cyber security, increased portable device security and resilient backup procedures all aid in conforming to the new law.

Key Focus Areas:

  • Data security for portable devices.
  • Why backing up your data is imperative.
  • How cyber security and patch management can keep data safe.
  • GDPR and Government backed Cyber Essentials Certification.

More Information

If you need any more information or have any questions about the event- anything at all. Get in touch with either Reuben, Shelley or Chris, they’re all happy to help.

Tel: 08452 41 41 55


Reuben Leach
Commercial Manager

Shelley Thompson
General Manager

Chris McQuade
Operations Manager

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Due to the remarkable amount of interest we’ve had for our event – we’ve reached capacity! If you wanted to come but were too late to register please get in touch and we’ll see what we can do!


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