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Jon Hudson: Regional Cyber Protect and Prepare Officer, NERSOU

Jon is currently a Regional Cyber Protect and Prepare Officer seconded from Northumbria Police to the Regional Special Operations Unit (NERSOU). Jon previously spent 14 years in Durham Constabulary in the IT department and more recently as a researcher with the Regional Cybercrime Unit Investigation Team, and was part of the team who obtained the first successful prosecution for computer misuse offences in the North East.

Live Hack & The Vulnerability Assessment Scheme

Cybercrime is no longer an emerging threat and is now a mainstream part of policing. The sheer scale of criminality emanating from countries all over the world means that offenders don’t need to step foot within our policing borders but can remotely exploit vulnerable machines and systems from anywhere in the world, causing chaos, financial loss and loss of personal information to both businesses and individuals. The ever-changing nature of cybercrime due to the emergence of new technologies and the development of old has forced us to think about how to get up-scale of criminality and trying to stop opportunities for criminals, much like traditional crime prevention. Together with Northumbria Police, we have created the Vulnerability Assessment Scheme to make a start on achieving this.

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Jon Hudson | Darlington Business Club Guest Speaker

Guest Speaker Details

  • Speaker: Jon Hudson
  • Business: NERSOU
  • Date of Presentation: 2 May 2018Jon

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