YHFF ™ MASTERCLASS: Beware: The Rise of the Cyber Fraudster

Wednesday 23 March 2022, 16.00

We are delighted to welcome William Taaffe, Chief Operating Officer at Lockdown Cyber Security Head of Fraud, to our latest 2022 Masterclass.

  • An examination of Fraud, Cyber Crime and its convergence
  • Why and how technology is used to further enable fraud
  • Public case studies of Cyber fraud through differing attack methods
  • Technology, a vehicle to commit and detect fraud
  • New Technologies and the potential future of Cyber fraud


William is the Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of Lockdown Cyber Security. Having held a variety of sales and management roles over the last 10 years, William has dedicated himself towards his passion of Cyber Security; a topic of interest since his early teens.

An accomplished presenter, William has spoken on behalf of major British retail banks, RBS, NatWest, the British Dental Association, the Builders Merchants Federation, and numerous other professional bodies. He has delivered keynote presentations and featured in panel discussions across both the Cyber and Fraud landscape. William regularly delivers classroom training to Finance professionals, educating them on Cyber risk and how to mitigate it.


16.00Welcome & Introduction
16.05Beware: The Risk of the Cyber FraudstersWilliam Taaffe
17.15Q & A

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Attendance at this valuable Masterclass is free for all current YHFF ™ members.

If you are unable to attend in person a colleague is welcome to attend in your place; simply let us have the name of your replacement.


For non-members the cost will be £80 plus VAT (£96). This price includes membership of the YHFF™ with access to the one Masterclass in the membership year to 30 September 2022. Payment is required prior to attendance at the event and is non-refundable.

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Bank: TSB
Account name: The Yorkshire and Humber Fraud Forum Limited
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Account number: 19748468

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