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Cyber Security: Law and Guidance

Here at Bob’s Business, we know that many people are still learning about cyber security and want to know more about how they can prevent cyber attacks on themselves, their organisations and their industry. Cyber security compliance needs to be embraced by all within an organisation and championed by managers and senior staff who lead by example. It also needs …

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Visit us at Infosecurity Europe 2018!

Bob’s Business will give demonstrations of its new, interactive cyber security training courses at InfoSecurity Europe and offer attendees the chance to win more than £1000 worth of prizes! We are excited to announce that we will be returning to exhibit at InfoSecurity Europe’s annual cyber security conference, to demonstrate our suite of cyber security and General Data Protection Regulation …

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Bob’s Business nominated for the Pitch@Palace People’s Choice Awards

Bob’s Business are excited to announce that we have been nominated for the prestigious Pitch@Palace People’s Choice Award. Following on from our CEO’s successful pitch at the University of Huddersfield in February, Melanie was selected to pitch amongst 41 other budding entrepreneurs at the Pitch@Palace 9.0 Boot Camp, held at the University of Manchester on the 13th March. Melanie is …

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GDPR Training Now Available

We are extremely pleased to announce that our suite of GDPR Training modules are now available. On the 25th May 2018, Data Protection is set to experience its biggest transformation to date, guiding the legislation into the modern digital era. After months of anticipation, determination and hard work, we have developed a suite of GDPR Training modules to help provide …

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Founder and CEO pitches her way to Pitch@Palace 9.0 Boot Camp

Melanie Oldham, founder and CEO of Bob’s Business Ltd, has successfully pitched her way to the Pitch@Palace 9.0 Boot Camp, to be held at the University of Manchester in early March. On the 7th February, the University of Huddersfield hosted one of the Pitch@Palace events, where entrepreneurs from around the UK pitched and showcased their innovative businesses to an expert …

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Partner Day Workshops

Bob’s Business is pleased to announce a number of workshops over the forthcoming weeks in association with our new Partners Programme. As part of our new Partners programme, we will be providing a training workshop showcasing to our Partners the bigger picture of our solutions, and to ensure they have the best opportunity in reselling our cyber security awareness training. The …

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Events Roundup

It’s going to be a busy month for Bob’s Business! Come and visit us at one of our upcoming events to find out how we can increase staff awareness and reduce data breaches with cyber security training. Malvern Cyber Security & AI You can find Bob’s Business exhibiting at the Cyber Security & Artificial Intelligence day in Malvern on Thursday …

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We’re nominated for two awards at BR Chamber Awards 2017

We are delighted to announce that Bob’s Business has been shortlisted for this year’s BR Chamber Awards. Bob’s Business is up for for the Business Growth and Skills Development Awards with the winners being announced on 13th October at a Ceremony at Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham. Brook Corporate Developments Business Growth Award recognises a business which, through outstanding vision …

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Founder and Managing Director shortlisted for Tech Leaders Awards

Managing Director and Founder at Bob’s Business, Melanie Oldham, an industry leading cyber security training and innovative phishing simulation provider, is shortlisted in this year’s Tech Leaders Awards in the prestigious Security Leader of the Year category. With over 300 entries in total, Melanie has proven that she is one of the most forward thinking and valuable individuals in the …

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Bob’s Business Managing Director nominated for an ISLA Award

We are pleased to announce that Bob’s Business Managing Director, Melanie Oldham has been nominated for the ISLA award 2017. Melanie’s “outstanding contribution and achievements” within the sector are recognised with a nomination in the Senior Information Security Professional category. The ISLA recognise the information security and management professionals that “go the extra mile to enhance security”. Melanie Oldham: “It’s …

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Become a Bob’s Business Partner

We are happy to announce the launch of our brand new Partner Programme. We created the programme with the aim of developing closer relationships with those organisations that wish to resell, recommend or integrate Bob’s Business cyber security awareness training as part of their managed security services portfolio. After being in beta testing for a few months, the we are …

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Leeds Beckett University Cyber Security Networking

Bob’s Business is exhibiting in Leeds at the Cyber Security Networking Event on the 6th July. An expert panel of speakers will be discussing and dissecting the biggest issues in the cyber security world at the Leeds Beckett University Cyber Security Networking Event on Thursday 6th July. Along with the opportunities that the digital age has brought us, are vulnerabilities …

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Join us at Yorkshire and Humber Business Protect – Social Engineering Cyber Attacks

Bob’s Business will be attending the Yorkshire and Humber Business Protect – Social Engineering Cyber Attacks conference hosted by Yorkshire & Humber Regional Cyber Crime Unit. With the rise in social engineering attacks throughout the country, Bob’s Business Managing Director, Melanie Oldham, will be speaking about the impact on business and actions to mitigate social engineering attacks. The event is …

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Boost Your Knowledge on the Natwest Boost Tour

Bob’s Business will be on hand to Boost Your Business as Natwest bring their Boost Tour bus to the 3m Buckley Innovation Centre in Huddersfield. Natwest has invited Bob’s Business to join them to assist your Business in a way that goes beyond traditional business banking. Join Bob’s Business on 29th June at 10:30 to hear about the impacts of …

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Visit us at the ISACA Northern Chapter Event in Manchester

Bob’s Business will be attending the ISACA Northern England Chapter event in Manchester on 28th June. Our team will be on hand to discuss our award winning solutions that could revolutionise your organisation by developing a secure culture Stop by our stand to play the cyber security card game that took Infosecurity Europe 2017 by storm, Bob Business Top Trumps. …

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Bob’s Business will be at Infosecurity Europe

Visit Bob’s Business at Stand A55 at this year’s Infosecurity Europe in London, 6th – 8th June. Stop by to have a go at our infamous Detect Damien game, where we get you to find the hidden threats to your organisation. Not only that, we will put your cyber security skills to the test and see if you are the …

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Bob’s Business gains Cyber Security Awards nomination

Bob’s Business Ltd are pleased to announce that they have been selected as finalists in the Innovative Product of the Year – Cloud Based for the 2017 Cyber Security Awards. The Barnsley based cyber security awareness training provider has been nominated for their innovative phishing awareness solution, Think Before You Click, which also won Outstanding Security Training Initiative at the …

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Join us at CSP:17 in York

Bob’s Business is exhibiting at this year’s CSP:17 hosted by SBL at York Racecourse on 23rd – 24th May. You can find our team at stand 40 as part of the SME showcase. CSP is a must-attend event for cyber security professionals, bringing together the businesses of cyber, academia, local government, health and the wider public sector, the third sector, …

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Join us at Yorkshire Cyber Security Event and DigiCatYorks

Join Bob’s Business at a free day of cyber security talks hosted by the Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster and DigiCatYorks in Bradford on 25th April. Bob’s Business Managing Director, Melanie Oldham, will be giving a presentation on how to engage with the user when it comes to phishing awareness and how to mitigate the human factor in cyber security. Confirmed speaker also include Simon Parkinson from University of …

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Be part of our New Partner Programme

At Bob’s Business we believe in making processes as simple as possible and after plenty of feedback from our current Resellers and Partners we’re excited to be launching our Bob’s Business’ New Partner Programme. We want to build a strong relationship with our Partners that enhances their skills and solutions. Whatever the size of your organisation, there’s a program perfect …

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Bob’s Business is exhibiting at Crest & IISP Congress this month

Following on from a successful CYBERUK17, Bob’s Business now has its sights on the CRESTCon & IISP Congress 2017 which takes place on 19th April at the Royal College of Students, London where we will be one of the 30+ organisations exhibiting. CRESTCon & IISP Congress is a unique event that brings together leading technical and business information security professionals. …

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Bob’s Business supports Get Safe Online’s Ticket Fraud Campaign

Bob’s Business partners Get Safe Online are launching their Ticket Fraud campaign with the aim of getting the public to recognise scams when buying tickets for events. When buying tickets to any event, users need to be sure that the website they’re using is not only secure, but also legit. Our Web Woes module teaches users how to spot credible …

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Think Before You Click won an OSPAs Award!

In partnership with HMRC, Bob’s Business has won an Outstanding Security Performance Award for ‘Outstanding Security Training Initiative’. Announced on Thursday evening at Marriott Grosvenor Square in London, Bob’s Business and HMRC fought off competition from the likes of William Hill and Kier Group in the field to win the award. Think Before You Click trains end-users to spot malicious …

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Bob’s Business is exhibiting at CYBERUK 2017

We are happy to announce that Bob’s Business will be exhibiting at CYBERUK 2017 at Arena & Conference Centre in Liverpool. We will be part of the SME Showcase at stand S9 which is designed to reflect the Government requirement that 25% of Government procurement is through SMEs. Held five months following the launch of the NCSC and the National …

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E-quipment becomes a Bob’s Business reseller

We are happy to announce that E-quipment have become a member of the Bob’s Business family as a reseller. Opening Bob’s Business up to the Dutch market, E-quipment will provide businesses Dutch language version of our modules for the first time, ensuring our European neighbours are secure too. Check out the E-quipment website here.

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We are nominated for two OSPA awards

HM Revenue & Customs’ collaboration with Bob’s Business, a cyber security awareness training provider, has been nominated in this year’s Outstanding Security Performance Awards UK (OSPAs). Bob’s Business and HM Revenue & Customs has been nominated in the category of ‘Outstanding Security Training Initiative’ and ‘Outstanding Cyber Security Initiative’ in an awards ceremony that is both independent and inclusive. The …

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We have a new module and online store!

We have launched our new ‘Cyber Essentials’ module and eStore. Our new course simplifies for the accreditation process by breaking down the five main technical controls that make up the Cyber Essentials framework to prepare businesses for the examination. Cyber Essentials was developed in collaboration with IASME and The Friendly Nerd with the main aim of ensuring that businesses in …

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Melanie is presenting at ESET Security Day in York

Managing director Melanie Oldham will be speaking at ESET’s Security Day event at National Railways Museum in York on 25th November. Following on from previous talks at TechTrade Yorkshire and Cyber Security Europe, Melanie will be detailing the common pitfalls that businesses face when trying to implement cyber security training within their workforce. ESET’s Security Day includes a series of …

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Bob’s ‘Information Security Pitfalls’ presentation at 3m Buckley Innovation Centre

Owner and managing director Melanie Oldham is speaking at the University of Huddersfield and Digital Catapult Centre Yorkshire’s event at the 3m Buckley Innovation Centre on 30th November. Melanie will be talking through ‘The Pitfalls of Information Security’, offering useful advice on how to avoid the common occurrences that become detrimental to businesses when aiming to educate their staff on …

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Bob’s Business and Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster will be present at Cyber Security EU

Owner and managing director, Melanie Oldham will be presenting at The Agenci’s Cyber Security EU event in Leeds on 18th October. Melanie will be joining a whole host of speakers from across the cyber security spectrum, including CISP, BSI, Universities and SMEs. Melanie will be presenting at 14:50 and if you have seen her speak before, you will know her …

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Bob’s Business Strives for the best Customer Support

Bob is very proud to share client support successes and here is one from Martyn Rees at Loyalty logistics. “I would just like to express my thanks to Dale in customer support.” “Dale has been very patient, extremely helpful and professional in handling the updating and restructuring of our Bob’s Business portal.” “We had a ISO 27001 surveillance audit two …

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Bob’s Business gains new government accreditations

We are excited to announce that Bob’s Business has been accredited by Cyber Essentials and IASME after completing the self-assessment. These new accreditations demonstrates that we possesses the required barriers in place to successfully stop the majority of cyber attacks that could possibly target the organisation. Melanie Oldham, managing director of Bob’s Business, said; “Following on from our IISP and …

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Bob’s Business is now an official supplier of G-cloud 8

We are incredibly excited to announce that Bob’s Business is now an accredited G-Cloud 8 supplier certifying us as a secure supplier for the public sector. After weeks of hard work, we have gained a legal compilable framework which is recognised by government authorities, making it much easier to attract business from the public sector. Our managing director, Melanie Oldham …

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Bob’s Business Exhibiting & Presenting at Tech Trade Event

Bob’s Business is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at TechTrade Yorkshire this year on 8th September. Not only this Managing Director Melanie Oldham will be doing a ‘WIFLE’ at 11:00 – 11:10 on the day in which she will be providing a 10 minute talk on her ‘Top 10 Cyber Security Tips’ that will be vital for …

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Melanie Oldham talks at Italik

Managing Director Melanie Oldham has been on her travels recently, presenting at many events around the country in order to educate people about Cyber Security. On the morning of Wednesday 13th July, Melanie will be presenting at Italik IT Consultants in Leeds. Melanie will be passing on her expertise on the human factors in information security, informing the attendees on …

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Bob’s Business passes on Cyber Security Knowledge

Bob’s Business is proud to announce that on Monday 11th July, we will be taking part in a special cyber security day at Springwell Academy in Barnsley. Springwell Academy has invited us to pop in for the day to help pass on our cyber security knowledge to the students and their parents in order to maintain a safe online presence. …

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Melanie talking at MY Conference Wakefield

Our Managing Director Melanie Oldham, will be detailing her ‘Top 10 Cyber Security Tips for Businesses’ at this year’s MY Conference Wakefield on 15th June. Are you unsure where to start when it comes to cyber security? Melanie’s talk will be the best place to start as she will detail the basics that every business needs to implement to begin …

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See you at the Mid Yorkshire Conference!

We are exhibiting at the MY Conference 2016 in Kirklees, on Wednesday 16th March at The John Smith’s Stadium. It’s free to attend MY Conference Kirklees as a delegate; with over 45 exhibitors, 8 speakers, 1 panel discussion and networking opportunities with hundreds of like-minded people. If you are at the conference, feel free to drop by our stand (Stand …

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Visit our stand at Infosec 16

We will be exhibiting at this year’s Infosecurity Europe 2016 being held at the Olympia, London between 7th – 9th June. There are many hidden cyber security threats to an organisation, not just one. We want you to team up with Bob to find the hidden threats to his business, so come and have a chat with Bob at stand A55 …

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Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster Event

As chair of the Yorkshire Cyber Security Cluster we are pleased to announce the first annual Yorkshire Cyber Security Event will take place on the 12th May at the 3M Buckley Innovation Centre in Huddersfield. The event, which is free to attend, aims to offer advice, help and support to local businesses and attendees on cyber security topics as well …

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Bob gets IISP Accredited!

We have gained IISP Accreditation on our modules! “The Institute is an independent not-for-profit body, ensuring standards of professionalism – for training, qualifications, operating practices and individuals. Unlike most other certifications available today, the IISP does not just accredit on learned knowledge alone. Instead, they require professionals to evidence that they have successfully performed the required skills in the real …

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Bob’s Business partners with Gooseberry Planet to protect children against online dangers.

Bob has recently joined forces with Gooseberry Planet, a new and unique app which teaches children online safety through gamification. We feel this move to take on the growing gap in online safety for young people is a great advancement in our dedication to digital and online safety for organisations and employees both in the workplace and at home. Gooseberry Planet is …

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We’re partnering with Friendly WiFi scheme to protect against cybercrime!

Bob’s Business have recently joined forces with Friendly WiFi, a Government initiated scheme supporting protecting young people whilst using public WiFi. We have partnered up following our joint vision to provide a safe online environment and our commitment to reducing the effects of cyber crime. Friendly WiFi have chosen to partner with us because of our innovative approach to training and changing behaviours. The initiative is supported …

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Malvern Cybersecurity & Big Data

Bob’s Business are exhibiting at the Malvern Cyber Security & Big Data event, as part of the Malvern Festival of Innovation on the 9th October. Join us for a showcase of the latest technology and thinking from both leading multinational companies and some of the UK’s specialist cyber security SMEs. If you are a business professional that wants to know more about the impact of …

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