Our next Manchester event

Thursday 21st November

The Midland Hotel - 12.00 noon - 2.00 pm- Manchester


Time - 10.00 am Registration and Refreshments for a 10.30 am Start

Presenter - Steve Edge - Director - OPTSM Limited

Topic - Invoice Hijack! Beating the Fraudsters AND Improving your Business

This month's presentation is by Steve Edge, Director at OPTSM Limited.

A cyber crime that evades cyber security, Invoice Hijack is estimated by the FBI to have cost global business bn from 2016-19. £90m of losses to business were reported in the UK last year, with the average loss being £20k across nearly 4,500 payments.

It targets people and the Accounts Payable process in businesses of all sizes. This talk will help you understand the risks, what to watch out for and how to protect yourself. It will also show how working smarter can not only prevent losses but save you money and improve your business.

The presentation will cover:

  • Invoice Hijack - the facts, the figures and the anatomy of an attack
  • Why it evades cyber-security and why you?re only as secure as your weakest supplier
  • Loss Prevention - protecting yourself and your clients
  • The Robots are Coming? to protect you! Embrace them, protect yourself and improve your business


Members - £42.50 - Book Here

Non Members - £45.00 - Book Here

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Come and join us at


Thursday 21st November

The Midland Hotel - 12.00 noon - 2.00 pm

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