Heather Cowley gives an overview of Cyber Security and why it is important for everyone to play a role.

Learn about common cyber threats and the common misconceptions about cyber security.

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Heather Cowley

Heather Cowley’s role as Digital Delivery and Cyber Engagement Manager for the Office of the Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner is two-fold; firstly overseeing the technical strategic direction and technical projects within Police and Fire services in Northamptonshire and secondly raising the profile of Cyber Security within the county.

Heather runs the Northamptonshire Cyber Security Forum, in conjunction with Northamptonshire Police.

It meets monthly to share best practice and guidance, raise awareness of cyber threats and provides an informal support network for local organisations.

Heather has spent her career in the Public Sector, working in networking, cryptography and technically strategic roles. She actively promotes technology careers for women and young girls, is part of the Northants TechWomen (#TechWomeNN) network and is an active STEMNet ambassador.