Charity Fraud Awareness Week: Cyber Security for Charities

Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Cyber Security for Charities

Join us Wednesday 24 October from 9.00am – 11.00am

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Charities, like all businesses, are becoming increasingly reliant on I.T, technology and digital tools. Whilst this can be positive in enhancing your charity’s efforts, it can also mean that your organisation is susceptible to a range of malicious cyber activity. Falling victim to a data breach can lead to donations being stolen, a damaged reputation and weaker financial position.

This is why we are holding our seminar, Cyber Security for Charities, to help your charity and not-for-profit improve your I.T systems and become less vulnerable to threats. The Cyber Security Breaches Survey shows that one in five charities have suffered a breach. The most common causes were fraudulent emails, viruses and impersonation of a team member.

In our seminar we’ll be demonstrating how to tackle these issues and guide you on the next best steps to having a robust I.T system.

Join us and you’ll find out about:

  • Common cyber security threats
  • Software solutions and daily best practices for staff
  • Data protection and back-up
  • Effect of the GDPR
  • Improving I.T infrastructure; real-life case studies



9.00am                Arrivals and networking

9.20am                Intro: Suda Ratnam and Mehul Thaker (Raffingers); Tim Anderson (Blue Saffron)

9.30am                Cyber Security and Threats, GDPR, System Improvement Reviews

10.00am              Break

10.15am              Case study: Raffingers’ Cyber Security Systems

10.30am              Q&A

11.00am              Networking and refreshments



The Clubhouse London, 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ

Seminar is located on the 8th floor in the Soane and Baker room, however you will have to sign-in on the 7th floor beforehand.

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Speakers profile

Tim Anderson – Tim is responsible for the Not-for-Profit clients at Blue Saffron, where he advises on suitable risk and cyber security solutions . He has spent several years supporting both commercial and not for profit organisations to ensure IT is seen as an enabler to ensure delivery of organisational objectives. In recent years this work has supported  the third sector clients to  evidence trust, transparency and perception to their donors and benefactors. He has also worked with senior leadership teams to align corporate objectives with IT. he has supported organisations with  improved funding and digital donation activity.

Suda Ratnam – Suda is the Charity and Not-for-Profit Partner at Raffingers but occasionally oversees the IT infrastructure and ensures the best technology is in place to run the company effectively. He specialises in charities and tuition providers and is also the current Chairman of the Audit committee for a local Academy School. Suda takes a hands-on approach in guiding his clients through their growth phases and delivers, not just giving accounting and taxation advice, which is essential, but also advice on setting up systems and sourcing of finance if required.

Mehul Thaker – Mehul is the Data Protection Officer (DPO) at Raffingers and has spent the last couple of months reviewing and updating the data processes within the organisation to remain compliant. He has a wealth of experience in providing business advisory, audit, accountancy and tax services to SMEs, professional practices, charities and owner-managed businesses. Mehul’s experience enables him to provide advice to clients looking to grow their business and also becoming their trusted advisor on all aspects of their business and tax planning.

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