Another successful TBF Pie & Ale was held on 10th Nov at the Grand Hotel. As well as enjoying the networking scene, almost 200 people listened intently to the guest speaker, Phil Sampson from Sampson Hall, as he talked about the ever increasing threat of cyber fraud.
The fraudsters are adopting increasingly creative tactics to scam people out of money – and Phil detailed some horror cases.
He also gave some practical tips to try and prevent attack. Tim Godfrey, Chair of the TBF said; “Phil’s talk was pretty scary but he did kindly share a valuable ‘secret’ weapon which I am sure many will remember and put into practice …”
Continued Tim; “The Forum is working really well in bringing together businesses and our next evening event is on Friday 16 December, a Festive Feast at the Redcliffe Hotel in Paignton. We are expecting over 120 people from a range of small, medium or large businesses, just relaxing and enjoying Christmas. We will be raising money for Children’s Week this year and tickets are selling fast, so if you are interested, please book now via www.torbaybuinessforum.org.uk