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IoD Cambridgeshire | IoD Connect 8:59 breakfast with the Internet Watch Foundation

21 Feb 2019
Cambridge Bradfield Centre, Cambridge

The purpose of these breakfasts is to enable people to shape and lead their business better.

We do this by discussing a topical business issue and sharing our findings with the rest of the room. This breakfast gives you a fantastic opportunity to network with other local business leaders.

During our January session, members filled out a survey on 'The Top 3 Things Keeping You Awake at Night', and based on this our February breakfast topic will be around Cyber Crime and Data Security. 

Our guest speaker this month will be Fred Langford of Internet Watch Foundation, who will be speaking about employees use of company equipment for criminal activity. 

Key details

Date & time: 21 Feb 2019 07:30 - 08:59
Location: Cambridge Bradfield Centre, Cambridge
CPD Hours:

Prices from

No Charge.

Event manager:
IoD Cambridge Officer
Contact phone:
0203 006 2729
Contact email:

What is special about this approach is that it works very effectively in building genuine mutual insight, rapport and trust. This in turn enables people, quite naturally, to want to “scan” the wider world on behalf of each other. This is when the notion of networking begins to have real meaning.

Because we want our 8:59 Topics to be topical, we do not publish a programme of subjects in advance. What we can promise is an opportunity to share insights, ideas and inspirations on topical business issues with likeminded leaders, giving us all something to think about and perhaps implement as we move into the rest of the day.

Coffee and tea will be provided and breakfast is available to buy at the Café.


Fred Langford, Deputy CEO of Internet watch foundationFred Langford
Deputy CEO/Chief Technical Officer
Internet Watch Foundation

Fred joined the IWF in December 2004 and is the Deputy CEO and Chief Technology Officer. Fred has over 25 years’ experience in across a variety of sectors primarily focusing on the internet, its technology, security, safety and regulation.

Fred is President of the International Hotline Association (INHOPE), Chair of the UK Council for Internet Safety, Technical Working Group (UKCIS TWG), Board Member of the UK Home Office Child Abuse Image Database Strategic Group, Member of the National Crime Agency (NCA) Prevent Strategic Board, a founding Director of the UK Safer Internet Centre and is an expert advisor to UK and other Governments, Parliamentarians, The Commonwealth, Police and NGOs.

Fred is a Chartered Director (CDir) and Fellow of the Institute of Directors (FIoD) and a Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP).

In 2019 Fred was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Suffolk for outstanding achievement in addition to being a finalist for Digital Leader of the year, and runner-up for New Chartered Director of the Year in 2017.


   The event is kindly sponsored by:


Prices from

No Charge.


  • Cambridge Bradfield Centre
  • 184 Cambridge Science Park
  • Milton Road
  • Milton
  • Cambridge
  • CB4 0GA

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