Cyber Security and Protecting Your Data: What Is That You Need to Know

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

We live in a digital world where a large amount of data is collected, transmitted, processed and stored on computers, phones and other devices. A large part of this data is considered sensitive information such as intellectual property, financial data, personal information, or other types of data. Unauthorized access or exposure for sensitive data can have a negative impact on both the individuals and the business. Cyber Security is the set of best practices and techniques that help protect the environment and devices from the risk of a cyber attack

What will be covered:

  • Introduction to Cyber Security;
  • Introduction to the types of Cyber Attacks; and
  • Best practices and techniques to help you protect your data.

Goal
An introduction to Cyber Security and the best practices to help you protect your data and sensitive information

Audience
Students, Community and Small Business Owners

Instructor
Sam is an Information Technology professional with 15+ years’ experience in the solution and infrastructure architecture, engineering and design, translating business requirements into technical solutions and team leadership through working with large global organizations such as Hewlett Packard, General Motors, Proctor and Gamble, Deutsche Bank and Ally Financial. Sam has a master’s degree in Information Technology Management and a second master’s degree in electrical engineering and throughout his careers has helped businesses achieve higher performance efficiencies, lower costs and maintain compliance by identifying opportunities for process improvement or cost reduction or avoidance, establishing environment standards and enforcing security standards. You can follow him or connect with him on LinkedIn here

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