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SMB Rhode to Resilience Presented by: The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA)

October 16 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm UTC+0

GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit for Small Business Workshop

58% of cybercrime targets small businesses! Join us for an interactive workshop to learn how to protect your business from cyber-attacks.

About this Event

GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit for Small Business Workshop

Date: October 16th, 2019

Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Location: Tech Collective 188 Valley Street, Providence RI

58% of cybercrime targets small businesses… don’t be the next statistic!

Join us for an interactive workshop to learn how to protect your business from cyber-attack.

Each attendee will leave the session with practical, concrete solutions they can apply immediately. Bring your laptop!

Register Now for this Free Training – Space is Limited

This non-technical training includes an overview of the current cybersecurity challenges, followed by in-depth instruction on key elements of the GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit for Small Business, conducted in individual modules:

Module 1

Cyber Risks: What You Need to Know

By the end of this module, you will:

Be able to name several common cyber threats that affect small businesses

Understand why cybersecurity is so important

…and more!

Module 2

Beyond Simple Passwords

By the end of this module, you will:

Know how to test your password to see if it’s been compromised

Understand what 2FA means and why it’s important

…and more!

Module 3

Prevent Phishing and Viruses

By the end of this module, you will:

Know how anti-virus software protects your systems and data

Know how to install anti-virus software on your system

…and more!

Module 4

DNS Security: What It Is and Why You Should Care

By the end of this module, you will:

Recognize what DNS stands for and why it’s important

Know how to install Quad9 DNS

…and more!

Module 5

Ensure You Have Backups

By the end of this module, you will:

Be familiar with why backups for your data and systems are important for your business, especially in recovering from a ransomware attack

Know how to enable full back up on your Windows or Mac machine

…and more!

Module 6

Use DMARC to Protect Your Email Domain

By the end of this module, you will:

Know what DMARC stands for, why it’s important and what attacks it mitigates

Be familiar with the GCA DMARC Setup Guide

…and more!

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Register Now for this Free Training – Space is Limited

For more information contact: Creusa Michelazzo Program Manager at Tech Collective creusa.michelazzo@tech-collective.org

About the Global Cyber Alliance

The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) is an international, cross-sector effort dedicated to eradicating cyber risk and improving our connected world. We achieve our mission by uniting global communities, implementing concrete solutions, and measuring the effect. GCA, a nonprofit organization, was founded in September 2015 by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, the City of London Police and the Center for Internet Security.

About Tech Collective

We are Rhode Island’s foremost Information Technology Association. We unite and promote all of Rhode Island’s tech stakeholders, including students K-12, professionals, higher education, government and industry.

Tech Collective is here to ensure that Rhode Island’s technology industry has the talent and resources they need to compete and grow to keep tech as the fastest growing sector in our economy.

About The Rhode Island Joint Cyber Task Force (JCTF)

JCTF was established to prevent and respond to cyber security events and defend the security of critical infrastructure. The RIJCTF is comprised of members from the Rhode Island State Police Computer Crimes Unit and individuals representing higher education, hospitals, finance, utilities and defense. This cyber initiative is in line with the President’s mandate on cyber security. The RIJCTF provides analysis and support prior to and during catastrophic events affecting critical cyber infrastructure in Rhode Island, and ensures continuity and restoration of cyber operations.

About The Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA)

SENEDIA was formed to identify, champion and coordinate issues that contribute to our National security and provide benefit to our members, local communities, the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, and other Federal Government agencies.

SENEDIA’s vision is to be a catalyst for thought leadership and technical innovation in undersea technology, cybersecurity and other critical defense technologies. Our mission is to enable the development of the innovative technology, foster thought leadership and facilitate required workforce development.

We provide up-to-date information on Defense and Homeland security industry issues and initiatives. Our alliance maintains detailed knowledge of the industrial base that supports our local Federal, Defense and Homeland Security installations and provides up-to-date information on Defense and Homeland security industry issues and initiatives to our members, citizens, state and local governments, and congressional delegations.

Venue

Tech Collective
188 Valley Street This event will be held in the Trilix Training Room, Providence, RI 02909
Providence, RI 02909 US
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All events and trainings held in the Trilix Training Room at Tech Collective at 188 Valley St. in Providence.

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Tech Collective serves as both the virtual and physical hub of Rhode Island’s tech community. Located in the Rising Sun Mills, we are equipped with a shared space for collaboration that cuts across industries, specializations, as well as cultural differences and socio-economic statuses.