ITHealth provides proven and trusted cyber security and access management solutions to public sector organisations. Whether it’s supplying fast, reliable and secure access for mobile workers, or finding effective ways to reduce threats whilst improving productivity, our experience and expertise means ITHealth can deliver the right solution for the right price every time. As well as partnering with leading cyber security vendors, we develop some of our own solutions in-house. Most recently, ITHealth has developed an Assurance Dashboard Solution which is providing IT teams with greater visibility of their networks and associated vulnerabilities to ensure they always stay fully assured. Already deployed at over 50 NHS organisations, the Assurance Dashboard provides a single pane of glass to a holistic, real-time view of the cyber security and digital compliance of your entire IT estate. It negates the use of individual products to achieve the same result and makes risks easier to visualise, prioritise, remediate and report on. With feedback including: ‘it’s the best reporting tool that I have seen’ and ‘it presents a picture of the network and systems as they really are’, ITHealth are keen to show you a demonstration and explain how it can help your public sector organisation.


Consultancy for the planning and implementation of sustainable security strategies that meet expectation and embrace innovation. Specialists in Cyber Security – we deliver solutions that help organisations to discover, defend and respond to the latest security threats. We bring disruptive technologies to market to help reduce Cyber Risk and ensure industry compliance. Working hard to understand your specific objectives, analyse your pain points and aligning technology solutions that are fit for purpose. Core to Cloud have built long-standing relationships within the public sector, particularly in the NHS. We are delighted to be speaking at this year’s iNetwork event.


ITHealth provides proven cybersecurity and access management solutions to public sector organisations. Having been a trusted security advisor for over 25 years, we design, deploy, and support solutions we know will add value and deliver results. ITHealth chooses partner organisations with utmost care, and is proud to have worked closely with Sophos for over 12 years. Sophos is a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity and protects nearly 400,000 organisations worldwide from today’s evolving cyberthreats. Being a Sophos Select Partner, ITHealth is recognised at the very highest level of partner accreditation and has retained its status as Sophos ‘Healthcare Partner of the Year UK&I’ for three years running. In recent years, ITHealth and Sophos have had particular success helping NHS organisations to realise the benefits of a consolidated approach to cybersecurity. Both ITHealth and Sophos are keen to share how public sector organisations can reduce the cost of IT security, see greater efficiencies, and save time – without compromising on the quality of protection through such a consolidated approach.


CC2i is a public sector co-funding platform enabling councils, health, housing and blue light organisations to ‘club together’ to address shared digital challenges. A notable public sector co-funded project, is the successful ‘Dojo’ cyber training  series. Originally co-designed by 10 councils, it is now used by over 70 public sector organisations and has trained 300k+ staff. The new Dojo: InfoGov series builds on this success, extending accessible learning into the data protection, information sharing and information governance space.


The Information Sharing Gateway (ISG) has been developed by a sub-group of organisations in the Lancashire & Cumbria IG Group in order to improve and modernise the administration and risk assessment of information sharing in the public sector. It has been designed by IG specialists, for IG specialists, to support their IG reporting on data flows and information sharing. The purpose of this system is to provide assurance that the information being shared, managed and processed will be done so in such a way that is Data Protection Act compliant. It centralises and shares key resources in a way that is accessible and transparent. The ISG has 4,591 users in 2,375 organisations currently registered to manage 2,735 data sharing agreements.There has been a: 55% increase in the numbers of users in 2 years, 74% increase in the number of sharing agreements in 2 years  and a 52% increase in the number of registered organisations in 2 years. (Figures Based on 2017-2019 data)


The North West Regional Organised Crime Unit (NW ROCU) is a collaboration between the six North West Police Forces in Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside and North Wales. It’s made up of officers and staff from across the region who offer specialist skills and additional resources. The Regional Crime Unit Tackle cyber-crimes, which includes all cyber dependent or ‘pure cybercrimes’ as they are known, costing  the UK economy billions of pounds each year. At the NW ROCU, we have a dedicated cybercrime team who work proactively and reactively on significant cybercrime investigations. The team work with other national and international partners to identify and prosecute cyber criminals who are active or impacting upon the North West. The majority of cybercrimes can be prevented by  taking basic security measures – so our teams also work hard to protect communities by engaging with businesses and communities, offering free training and advise to prevent them from being victimised. Similarly, the team works hard to identify and deter people at risk of being involved in cybercrime, so that their efforts can be channelled into positive opportunities that exist in the cyber security industry. The team have four distinct functions; Protect, Prepare, Prevent and Pursue.


 The North West Skills Development Network (NWSDN) is an innovative learning and development network offering development opportunities from Apprentice through to Director Level. Initially set up to support the development of the finance function, the Network now encompasses informatics and procurement staff and is looking to broaden its learning & development provision to wider stakeholder groups across the North West. The NWSDN is proactive in identifying and providing learning & development opportunities to meet organisational needs, encouraging and facilitating the sharing of best practice and learning through Network events. These events are highly regarded and also demonstrate best value for organisations through shared learning. The NWSDN provides a robust infrastructure to effectively support the continuous development of the Finance, Informatics, Payroll and Procurement functions across the North West.  This is in line with the NHS Constitutions’ pledge to provide all staff with the right skills and professional development to facilitate the delivery of excellent patient care.


NAFN is a local government organisation which operates nationally. It exists within the public sector, as a not for profit organisation to support its members in protecting the public interest. It is the largest shared service in the country managed by, and for the benefit of its members. Membership is open to any organisation which has responsibility for managing public funds/assets. We offer great value for money and currently serve almost 90% of local authorities and over 70 affiliated wider public authorities including social housing providers. NAFN is recognised by members and key stakeholders as a centre of excellence dedicated to supporting members in protecting the public purse from fraud, abuse and error. We work with major information providers to deliver legally compliant, efficient and effective services in a safe and secure way. With our pool of trained and accredited officers, we hold a trusted position from which we promote good practice, national consistency and a drive to continually improve standards. 

Flowz is a cloud-based tool for managing data assets, data risk and satisfying requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Flowz uniquely merges the requirement of GDPR for a risk-based approach to the handling of personal data, with the International Standard Office’s standard for information risk management – ISO27005. Flowz addresses the requirement to record and be able to report on processing activities (GDPR article 30), with the required link to determining appropriate levels of organisational and technical controls (GDPR article 32). Flowz is now extended to include risk-based Data Protection Impact Assessment (article 35) with supporting workflows. For details visit us on the stand or visit www.flowz.co.uk where you can book a free on-line demo


Data Protection People are a UK-based information security and data protection consultancy. Our clients range from large football clubs, through to organisations that operate critical national infrastructure. Our data protection team has a strong academic grounding, with team members holding post-graduate and professional qualifications in the field of information rights law and data protection practice, whilst our information security team hold industry qualifications such as CESG Certified Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, and Certified Information Systems Security Professional. Our technical director has written fourteen books on Cisco networking, is a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert, and leads a team that has a strong technical grounding. 

We have completed data protection and security engagements throughout Europe and have crucial experience within large enterprise compliance programs. Our security consultants have experience with modern technologies, including complex virtualised environments.  By building on our experience and listening to the day-to-day challenges of our clients, we aim to deliver world-class data protection and security services that enable organisations to build a compliance program that protects market value and provides an edge on their competition.