This event is the first in a series of free digital seminars that aims to help small and medium sized businesses and ‘start-ups’ in Croydon and the surrounding area to grow and develop their businesses. The UK can prosper through structural change and technology. The application of technology can provide growth in the financial and professional services industry. Historically IT businesses have been all about front end delivery, but more recently there is an exciting future in value creation from back end business-to-business services in areas such as anti-money laundering, cyber security, data mapping and artificial intelligence. But there is a challenge. Whilst cyber opportunities can stimulate the business environment but bring security risks which can cause immense damage. Businesses must protect their reputation and assets from attack and will be better protected if business owners are aware of the type of attacks that are prevalent and the steps to take to be secure. Expert presentations: Are you fluent in FinTech? • Financial technology application • Mobile payment systems • Blockchain • FinTech market size • Penetration, application and regulation Are you cyber sure? • Understanding and managing the real cyber threats to business assets • Common and uncommon cyber hacks and attacks • Cyber fraud awareness and prevention • Back-up methods Expert speaker: • Michael Stout, InfoSec Consultant, Cyber-warfare specialist, Nemsec Afterwards take the opportunity to network over a light buffet and refreshments.