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Computer Security is Good Business Workshop - Session II

Santa Monica College Small Business Development Center in collaboration with Los Angeles SBA District Office

Thursday, July 19, 2012 from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM (PDT)

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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

Have questions about Computer Security is Good Business Workshop - Session II? Contact Santa Monica College Small Business Development Center in collaboration with Los Angeles SBA District Office

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U.S. Small Business Administration

, CA 91203

Thursday, July 19, 2012 from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM (PDT)


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Santa Monica College Small Business Development Center in collaboration with Los Angeles SBA District Office

Santa Monica College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in collaboration with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Los Angeles District Office offers free, confidential one-on-one business consulting, as well as low-cost workshops, to support new entrepreneurs and current business owners in all aspects of successfully running a small business.  SBDC’s consultants have education and expertise in a diversity of areas, including but not limited to:  Financing, Marketing, Business Operations and Management, Business Planning and more to help your business grow.

The SBDC is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, and also funded in part by state, local, and private sector partners. The Small Business Administration and Resource Partners (such as SBDC, WBC and SCORE) offer a variety of free classes for business owners in its conference room, located at 330 N. Brand Blvd., Suite 1200, Glendale, CA 91203.

The SBA & Resource Partner training workshops are made possible by the generous support of volunteer teachers and presenters. Their time and expertise is appreciated; however, these presentations do not represent an endorsement of the presenters' views, opinions, products, or services by the SBA or Resource Partners. 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.

Contact:
Patrick Rodriguez at 818 552-3222. Registration for all classes is required.

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