Meet the Lazarus Group, a shadowy cabal of hackers accused of working on behalf of the North Korean state. Having stolen more than $1 billion in an international crime spree, they are one of the most effective criminal enterprises on Earth. Investigative journalist and co-host of the hit BBC podcast The Lazarus Heist Geoff White tells of his global investigation, a sensational story that takes us from Pyongyang to Hollywood. Exposing details of some of the world’s most devastating hackers, and the individuals who have tried – and failed – to stop them, Geoff shares the remarkably simple tactics that these cyber criminals use to trick people into giving up their personal information, and how we can protect ourselves.

Books from the speakers in this event

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The Lazarus Heist: From Hollywood to High Finance: Inside North Korea's Global Cyber War


Town Hall, Main Hall

The Town Hall, situated on Imperial Gardens in the centre of Cheltenham comprises of a Grand Main Hall, distinguished by its Corinthian styles columns and coved ceiling. The Main Hall is accompanied by dining and drawing rooms, as well as the Pillar Room bar.

The venue’s early 20th century Edwardian elegance makes it the classic ‘shoebox’ concert hall. With a seating capacity of 900, the Town Hall is perfectly suited to grand symphony orchestra performances with a thrilling impact.

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