Protect Your Small Business - Learn From This Cyber Security Panel of Experts


Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST
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Fairleigh Dickinson University Rec Center 
285 Madison Avenue
Ferguson Recreation Center
Rutherford Room (2nd Floor)
Madison, NJ 07940

Driving Directions 

Park in Lot #2, across from the Rec Center. The workshop is on the 2nd Floor, the Rutherford Room.

You must pre-register and pay online, before you arrive.  No walk-ins

Prepare to arrive by 6:00 to take advantage of networking time and light refreshments!

Cost: $10


Northwest NJ SCORE, Chapter 24 
Northwest NJ SCORE, chapter 24 

As an entrepreneur, you may have wondered if your small business could possibly be a target for cyber criminals?

The truth is that today, cybercrime affects all people and all sizes of business. It's essential that you learn how to protect yourself as an owner, an employer, and the information your customers have trusted with you to keep secure. Participate in a dynamic discussion:

Why you need cyber security:

–88% of small business owners felt their businesses were vulnerable to cyber criminals (SBA)

–Cyber crimes cost $2.7 billion in 2018 alone (FBI)

–Kinds of cyber crimes, perpetrators, and how it can impact your business

–How cyber crime can impact customers’ trust in you

–How cyber crime can expose your business to legal liability

–What vulnerabilities do you need to consider?

–How can you defend your business?

–What must you secure, from who?

–Smart questions for your IT vendor if you outsource your IT

–What you should consider if you have an in-house IT platform

Join our panel of cyber security experts as they reveal what every entrepreneur must know to remain vigilant and how to take action if they experience an attack.

About Your Panelists:

Bryan Fisher

Senior Security Engineer, Weill Cornell Medicine

Responsible for firewall management, IDS/IPS rule management, policy advisement, SIEM management, and security automation. He was formerly a Security Analyst for CWIE and a Team leader for University of Advancing Technology's Western Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in 2011.

Marc Pickard

CEO, Chief Engineer, CB Tech Support

Marc began his entrepreneurial journey by founding MDP Systems, LLC, offering repair and maintenance computer solutions for residential and commercial clients. He now specializes in IT Management Services for small to medium sized businesses and is based in New Providence.  

Jerry Karson

Principal at Freeman Clarke

As a fractional CIO, Jerry is responsible for IT strategy and all aspects of IT for his clients. Previously, he was an IT practice leader at PwC and the owner of an IT managed services business.