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All News News Posted January 2, 2019 By Marshall Area Economic Development Alliance and Chamber

Cybersecurity Workshop offered March 21

Marshall Area Economic Development Alliance (MAEDA) invites the public to attend the workshop, Small Business, Big Threat! Why We Need Cybersecurity.

Small businesses are at risk for cyber-attacks. In fact, small businesses are more vulnerable in many ways. This presentation will cover why cybersecurity is important, multiple cybersecurity concepts including how to cybersecure your business, and examine different every day cyber scenarios. This presentation will address the most common areas for concern and action for small business owners:

·        Why do you need Cybersecurity?

·        Best Cybersecurity Practices

·        Real World Cybersecurity Scenarios

·        Cybersecurity Action Items

Presenter, Scott Taber, is a cybersecurity professional passionate about raising awareness of every day cyber threats and trends among the Michigan small business community. Prior to joining the Michigan SBDC, Scott served as an IT Security Analyst at Ferris State University. As an IT Security Analyst, he managed full disk encryption, mobile device management, Office365 security policies, and provided security awareness training through multiple platforms to the different colleges and departments throughout the university. He has also assisted with incident response, vulnerability and risk assessments, data loss prevention, and data security access. With a diverse background he has gained unique capabilities to support small businesses faced with cyber threats.

David Brownback from the Michigan Chamber of Commerce will also be present to discuss their Identity Theft Protection program and considerations.

The workshop will be held on Thursday, March 21 from 8:30-10:15 a.m. at the Marshall Public Services Building (PSB), 900 S. Marshall Ave.

RSVP required by March 15 to the Marshall Welcome Center, 269.781.5163 or The workshop is free for Marshall Chamber members and $10 for others.



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