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Intro to Cybersecurity: Safeguarding Your Small Business
Mon, April 17, 2017, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
Thanks to the Internet “connected world” we live in, now more than ever even small businesses need to understand how to protect themselves.
Whether you use eBay to sell merchandise, your own website, or simply use online banking for your business, it is critical that you understand the basic safeguards to ensure your business is protected.
Join us in this workshop for an interactive discussion that will focus on the risks that small businesses face and how to identify and manage them in your business. Topics will include:
- How your business may be vulnerable
- What you have to lose with a ‘data breach’
- Practical steps to protect your business
- How to use IT and Cyber Security vendors or consultants (cost effectively)
- How to evaluate your risks
- Where to go for additional information
MEET THE PRESENTER:
About Candy Alexander, CISSP CISM
Candy has over 25 years in the security industry working for companies such as Digital Equipment, Compaq Computer Corporation, and Symantec. She has held several positions as CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) for which she developed and managed Corporate Security Programs. She is now working as a virtual CISO and cybersecurity consultant.
Candy has received numerous awards and recognition, including that of Distinguished Fellow of the ISSA, ranking her as one of the top 1% in the association, and she was inducted into the ISSA Hall of Fame in 2014. She also had the opportunity to be a featured speaker for the IT Security Symposium at the United Nations, and even received an invitation to the Offices of the White House to speak on the importance of security awareness to the President's "Cyber-Czar" staff.