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Computer Security is Good Business Workshop - Session II
Thursday, July 19, 2012 from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM (PDT)
Confidential client information...what if it’s stolen? Personnel records of your employees are breached. You could be sued. Your bank accounts are accessed by a cybercriminal
- can you afford that?
These and other crises for small businesses occur daily. But many small business owners think “it won’t happen to me” until it does. Protect your business… learn how by attending this no-charge workshop presented by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) with the support of the FBI and the SBA.
You will learn:
o How to define information security
o Common best practices to protect your data
You will hear:
o Examples of common types of threats
o A basic explanation of current technologies
o About free resources available to you to protect your business
Presented by Richard Kissel of the NIST
Richard writes information security guidelines for Federal agencies and has worked in the information security profession for over 20 years. He is a nationally recognized expert in computer security and is a Senior Information Security
Analyst for the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg ,MD. Prior to joining NIST in 2001, Richard worked as an Information Security Analyst in the Computer Security Office at the Small Business Administration
and holds a B.S. and M.A. in Mathematics from Austin Peay State University. Richard’s Information Security certifications include: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager
(CISM) and the National Security Agency certification in Infosec Assessment Methodology (IAM). For the past 6 years he has planned and conducted information security workshops for small business owners/operators across the country.
*Building parking available. Daily rate is $9.00
When & Where
SBA- Los Angeles District Office
The Small Business Administration and our resource partners offer a variety of free classes for business owners in our conference room, located at 330 N. Brand Blvd., Suite 1200, Glendale, CA 91203. The SBA training program is made possible by the generous support of our volunteer teachers and presenters. We appreciate their time and expertise; however, these presentations do not represent an endorsement of their views, opinions, products, or services by the SBA. All SBA programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least 2 weeks in advance.
Christina Stace at 818 552-3288. Registration for all our classes is required.