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Cybersecurity for Small Business: Preparing for when you actually get hacked

November 6, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST


While the internet has made the process of reaching out to customers increasingly easy for businesses, it has exposed business sensitive data and systems to hackers seeking to exploit loopholes.  There is a common mindset among small and medium sized businesses that “I really shouldn’t worry, I’m such a small target.”  This mindset as well as the ease of automation has made it increasingly easy for hackers to target small and medium-sized businesses because of poor security practices.  Hackers consider these businesses as “easy pickings” because they are more easily compromised and are less likely to be discovered. Cyber breaches can be devastating in that they can result in financial losses, reputation damage, legal liability, loss of customer and stakeholder trust, productivity losses, and even the potential for going out of business.

This webinar will discuss some of the critical steps that must be taken to safeguard your business’ cyber security and the ways to implement these steps.rity

Our presenter, Jonathan Coupal, has been involved in the IT industry for more than 25 years.  He is the VP of Infrastructure and Security and a founding partner at ITX Corp., headquartered in Rochester, NY. ITX is a software development company focused on developing and hosting software product solutions for local and national clients. The company was established to help clients solve complex problems through technology.

Jonathan leads a team of computer security and cloud infrastructure specialists. He brings value to client-facing work with his expertise in multiple security domains, including compliance, risk management, software development, operations, and infrastructure.

When not training for his next race or learning new things, Jonathan spends time outdoors with his family trying to conquer the 46 high peaks in the Adirondacks. He also volunteers as a guide with the Adirondack Club and as a mentor with SCORE.

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November 6, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
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