Industry Experts to Discuss Ways to Prevent Cyberattacks
Business owners and
nonprofits in Southwest Florida will learn how improve data privacy and prevent
cyberattacks within their organizations thanks to Hodges University’s Identity
As major corporations
are increasing their data security, criminals are shifting their focus to
easier targets. Unfortunately, this includes small businesses, health care
facilities and nonprofits. In an effort to build awareness, industry experts
will share valuable tips on improving data privacy at the “Data Privacy and
Cyber Liability: What You Don’t Know Puts You at Risk” workshop. The event will
be held from 8:00 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, September 21, in the Stock
Building, John White Community Room on the Naples campus, which is located at
2647 Professional Way, Naples, FL 34119.
required by law to protect sensitive information; however, most of them do not
know where to begin. This workshop will provide them with the basics to develop
a data privacy plan at their organization,” said Carrie Kerskie, director of
Hodges’ Identity Fraud Institute.
The half-day workshop
will include three sessions: “Current Cyber Threats” by Greg Scasny with
CyberSecurity Defense Solutions, “Protecting the Past” by John Benkert with CPR
Tools, and “Creating a Data Privacy Plan” by Thomas Rinaldi with Bond,
Schoeneck and King.
Registration and a
continental breakfast will begin at 8:00 a.m., followed by the program, which
will begin at 8:30 a.m.
The cost to attend the
workshop is $99. Individuals interested in attending can register online at http://www.hodges.edu/Campus-Events/Data-Privacy-and-Cyber-Liability/. Sponsorship opportunities are available and start
information or to learn about sponsorship opportunities, contact Carrie
Kerskie, director of the Identity Fraud Institute at Hodges University, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (239) 598-6281.