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Cyber Security Institute Coming in the Spring of 2014

Paul Billy


If you have been watching recent news reports, cyber security is becoming a very hot issue. According to the department of Homeland Security, cyber security and hacking are currently the biggest threats facing our country.  These threats impact all levels of organizations from mom and pop stores, educational entities, Wall Street, Fortune 500 companies, and the federal government.

The daily management of an educational entity’s technology program is often an under resourced and extremely complex endeavor.  Unfortunately, the importance and challenges of an effective cyber security program often fall on deaf ears of senior management. All too often, it is not until a serious event occurs, and the horse is out of the barn, that action is taken.

The Tech Talk Live team is well aware of these challenges and in response will be offering a one-day hands-on Cyber Security Institute in the spring of 2014.  We will be bringing in legal experts to explore relevant laws and regulations, insurance experts to educate on available riders to existing policies in the event of a data breach, and finally, we are in the process of contracting with an internationally known cyber security expert to provide relevant and up-to-date content.  Our goal is to have the first half of the day be pertinent to both technology folks and senior organization administrators.  We will end the day with a focus on the pure technology behind cyber security.

We are planning to have a number of other surprises and resources available as well.  A date saver with more information will be available shortly.

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