Every day, you hear news like: “Massive Internet Outage due to DDoS attack”, “LinkedIn Lost 167 Million Account Credentials in Data Breach”, “Yahoo says data stolen from 1 billion accounts”… Meanwhile, you probably receive multiple phishing emails a day, get some telephone scams, concern about if your credit card has been compromised, or your online password has been cracked… All these are related to Cybersecurity.
You might think hackers are only interested in large corporations such as banks, insurance, telecom. However, the recent industry report shows 43 percent of all attacks targeted at small businesses. Cyber crime is fairly prevalent among Canadian businesses, with 69% reporting some kind of attack within a twelve-month period.
This seminar is perfect for small business owners to quickly understand the key concepts of Cybersecurity and get excellent tips on how to protect your business. You will learn:
- What is Cybersecurity?
- Why should I care about Cybersecurity?
- What are some common cyber attacks to your business?
- 7 most important things you can do to immediately protect your business
- Where can I get further help with Cybersecurity?
Guest Speaker: Bryan Li (CISSP, CEH, PMP, MCSD, MCSE), Managing Director at Cybersecurity Project
Bryan has 20+ Years experience in the areas of information security, solutions development, program management, corporate strategy, and IT consulting. His leadership and management experience includes Director of Product Development, Director of Program Management, Header of Business Systems in multiple industry leading companies.
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Markham Small Business Centre
Markham Small Business Centre (MSBC) is an office of the City of Markham in partnership with the Government of Ontario, we are a member of the provincial Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE). MSBC provides free and confidential business advice and information to entrepreneurs and small business owners through:
- Group information/consultation sessions
- One-on-one appointments
- Educational seminars
- Responding to business inquiries
Specializing in start-up and early stage growth, on topics such as:
- Start-up regulations
- Business planning
- Marketing research and strategy
- Understanding business financing
- Business taxation
- Youth entrepreneurship grants and programs