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Small Business, Big Threat... Cybersecurity Awareness

Date and Time

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location

  • Montcalm Community College

Description

Yes, even small businesses are at risk of cyber-attacks. In fact, small business is more vulnerable in many ways. This workshop is designed for small business owners (no technology background assumed) who have completed the Cybersecurity Assessment provided by the MI-SBDC (link below) to determine if their company is at risk. The assessment is designed as an interactive learning tool that increases your understanding and preparation for managing your business security risk. It may take 45 to 60 minutes to complete and includes multiple perspectives that can help you understand - and ultimately reduce - your vulnerability as a small business. This timely discussion includes the most common areas for concern and action for small business owners: - Cybersecurity Best Practices - Protecting Your Company Information - What to do if your company has been breached - Password Practices - Physical Security - Buying and Selling Online - Physical Security - Mobile Security Link to the Cybersecurity Assessment: https://smallbusinessbigthreat.com

Speaker(s): Scott Taber, SBDC Cybersecurity Awareness Program Specialist

If you would like to register for this event after February 26, 2019 at 8:00 AM please call (616) 331-7370. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact SBDC West Michigan at 616-331-7370 or email sbdc@gvsu.edu to make arrangements. The Michigan SBDC program is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration. All MI-SBDC programs or co-sponsored programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

 

Fee: No Cost

Information

clients.sbdcmichigan.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=70390004

Contact

SBDC West Michigan Region

(616) 331-7370

sbdc@gvsu.edu

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