Tackling Ransomware Together

Date: 04/11/2021
Time: 09:00 – 14:00


Our Ransomware Event is an educational event, creating thought-provoking open discussion, challenging vendor claims and equipping attendees with the practical resources and constructive tools to be better equipped for a Ransomware attack.

Most importantly there will be no product or sales pitches, this event will put the vendors in the hot seat. Meet our customers, learn about their environments and how they are protecting themselves.

Delicious catered lunch provided following the event and the chance to network with like-minded individuals.

If you need to stay the night before, we will be hosting dinner and drinks at a local restaurant with the option of a complementary hotel stay in Cirencester.



9:00 am Arrival, Breakfast, teas & coffee’s

9:30 am Opening: Hosts Launch of Event and Core to Cloud Introduction – Kelly Allen

10:00 am GVisibility into malicious behaviours inside network traffic and Office 365
Kevin Ortitt, Security Manager at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust.

10:30 am Maintain a strong cyber security posture and protect their patients’ medical records.
Craig Bromage-Llewellyn Head of Infrastructure Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust.

11:00 am The Christie NHS Foundation Trust Cyber Journey
Paul Baxter, Information Security Manager, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

11:30 am Refreshments

11:45 am Demonstration of PenTera Ransomware Module within a Vectra NDR monitored environment.

12:15 pm Ransomware in an NHS Context. Ransomware can’t be avoided, so how can we prepare?
What is the future of Automation, AI and Deep Learning within the Cyber Security Space and is it fit for purpose within healthcare?

1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm Close

Anyone who may be travelling down the night before will be invited to Dinner and Drinks at Teatro with a hotel stay at The Ingleside.

Agenda for the night before 03/11/2021:

6:00 pm Hotel check ins inglesidehouse.co.uk/hotels-in-cirencester

6:30 pm Drinks reception

7:30 pm Dinnerteatro-ciren.co.uk

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Phil Howe is our Chief Technology Officer and was previously a customer of ours with NHS Bolton. Phil helps organisations to improve their cyber posture through initial consultation, technology review, design, deployment and support. He has proven experience and a leading knowledge of supporting and developing new technologies within large and critical IT Infrastructures.

Kelly Allen is our CMO; she holds ultimate responsibility for the marketing department and oversees the development and delivery of a fully integrated marketing strategy for the business. Alongside her team, their key focus is education and supporting our customers. We do this by building a community, sharing updates, industry news and insights into the latest technology on marketing. She also makes sure you can sit back, relax and enjoy the even

Guest Speakers:

Craig Bromage-Llewellyn is Head of Infrastructure at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust.
Kevin Orritt is ICT Security Manager at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust.
Paul Baxter is Information Security Manager at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust



Our office is located on the edge of the town centre, which is about a 5 minute drive. Core to Cloud Ltd, The Castle,Cecily Hill, Cirencester, GL7 2EF.

We have a private car park around the back of the castle. Access is through a barrier please buzz and we will let you through.

Key fobs will be required to get around the building – these will be provided upon arrival.


  • 2hrs from London
  • 1hr from Bristol
  • 1.5hrs from Birmingham
  • 3hrs from Manchester

Train Information:

Closest train stations to Core to Cloud include: Kemble Station and Swindon Station

Covid Procedure:


Core to Cloud have adjusted the event capacity and we have modified the space at our office to allow social distancing.

On arrival, we will be checking everyone’s temperatures and all Core to Cloud staff will be required to show a negative lateral flow test 24 hours before the event.

We will be supplying face coverings; however, this is not compulsory.

To respect everyone’s wishes we will be supplying wrist bands to identify how you wish to be greeted throughout the event:

Blue – Greet from 6 feet

Yellow – Elbows Only

Green – Handshakes approved

The office will have been cleaned the night before, and we will periodically disinfect high touch areas over the course of the event.

Dinner Menu:


Wild Mushroom Soup (Ve) with croutons, fine herbs, truffle oil

Heritage Tomato Tatin (V) with creamed ricotta, black olive, and mixed cress

Mini Crab Tortillas with guacamole, mango salsa, sriracha, vegan crème fraiche, and coriander

Wild Boar Terrine with bitter orange chutney, cornichon pickles, and toasted sourdough


Spinach & Ricotta Tagliatelle (V) with lemon zest, toasted pine nuts, and fresh basil

Cornfed Chicken Supreme with wild mushrooms, leeks, fresh garden herbs, and duck fat potatoes

Téatro Burger 5oz patty, with reblochon cheese, short rib, pancetta, coleslaw, pickled cucumber, and onion ring (VEGAN ALTERNATIVE AVAILABLE)

Baked Aubergine (Ve) with crushed purple potatoes, red pepper coulis, salsa Verde, and black garlic

Chicken & Bacon Caesar with baby gem, croutons, parmesan, anchovies, egg, and Caesar dressing


Chocolate & Caramel Fondant with vanilla ice cream

Exotic Fruit Pavlova with meringue, whipped cream, raspberry sorbet

Chargrilled Pineapple Split (Ve) with coconut cream, almonds, cocoa nibs, mango sorbet, and passionfruit coulis

White Chocolate Mousse with crumb, ganache, and raspberries

If you have any dietary requirements please let the staff know when ordering.



Kelly Allen

Core to cloud


Please be aware that we will be filming and take photos for the event.
If you would like to not be included please do let us know.

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