Cybersecurity: How to stay safe when it seems like everyone’s out to get you
In today’s age of digital transformation, one of the biggest challenges for almost any business is protecting it’s most important asset—it’s data. Data risks are all around us and come in many shapes and sizes—from well-funded organizations with sinister motives, to isolated hackers just having some fun, even to the nonchalance of well-intentioned employees. So how do you stay protected from all of these things while still running a successful business? By the end of this discussion you will have a better understand of what the real risks are to your company’s data and what you can do to stay safe. Lunch is included.
In this Lunch and Learn, attendees will learn:
- The dangers that every business owner and IT professional should be aware with respect to assessing these threats and mitigating the associated risks.
- Ways to protect your organization through more conventional ways like firewalls, anti-virus, encryption and disaster-recovery strategies.
- Lesser-known techniques which include white-hat penetration testing, email phishing protection, website security testing, and even social engineering and employee education.
Who Should Attend:
Any business-owner, IT professional, or employee who is interested in learning about the real threats that exist in an online-world and what sorts of steps can be taken to mitigate these risks.
About the Presenter:
Jacob White is a 10-year veteran of the IT Industry, starting his career in higher education. He has spent the past three years as a security professional, supporting leading vendors such as Proofpoint, Tenable, Check Point and FireEye. Jacob’s security interests lie in social engineering and people-centric security as well as industrial security.
About the Sponsor:
Nothing But NET, an award-winning, 18-year independently-owned IT Support provider located right here in the Greater Phoenix area. We’re very devoted to helping our fellow Small-to-Medium Businesses’ computer network remain efficient and inexpensive to support. Nothing But NET (NBN) was founded on the belief that fusing highly relational customer service with leading- edge solutions translates into client success. It’s as much what drives us today as it was in 2000, when Bob Cox and Steve Brown dreamed about the possibility of creating a managed IT company driven less by the bottom line and more by excellence and the needs of the people we served.