SME Business Improvement Workshop

This Business Improvement Workshops with BSI is an opportunity to take a step back and analyse some of the major challenges and opportunities facing your business. Our experts will explore some of the key concepts of how to make your organization more resilient, both in the cyber-sphere and on the balance sheet. We will take you through a variety of common problems facing business, how to identify them and what are the best ways to manage and mitigate risk. You will have the chance to learn from and share experiences with your peers with a variety of tasks designed to make you think about the big picture of your business. Additionally we will provide an overview of some of the most business critical management systems that you can employ to ensure your business flourishes now and in the future. 

Topics covered will include:

  • An introduction to Organisational Resilience and what certification means
  • Information Security - why is it important?
  • Analysing risks present in your business and ways to mitigate them
  • 10 IT security things we should all be doing
  • Top tips for IT security in the cloud
  • Maximising value from penetration testing

Meet our speakers

Stephen Porter

Stephen joined BSI after a career in the Royal Navy spanning over 20 years. He has wide experience of designing, delivering and evaluating IT Security training across the Ministry of Defence as well as developing awareness programmes on risk management, physical security and business continuity planning. Stephen has extensive knowledge of various management system standards, including ISO 27001, ISO 22301 and ISO 9001.

Phil Harding






Phil leads the Cyber, Risk and Advisory consultancy practice for BSI in the UK providing advice to clients in the public and commercial sectors on cyber risk, security architecture and information assurance. Having started his career in managed IT services, before progressing through management consultancy to boutique security consultancy Phil specialises in bridging the gap between specialist groups, be that technical, security or senior risk owners. He helps organizations to better understand the risks they face and the value of their mitigation.

  • Fraser Willcox

    Fraser Willcox

    Member Relations Manager
    T 020 7331 2057

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