Thursday, August 9, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Above Board Chamber of Florida 

Lee County: Avoid being Hacked - Learn ways to protect your Data! 

Cybercrime is a bigger risk now than ever before due to the sheer number of connected people and devices. You often hear the term ‘cybercrime’ bandied about these days, as it's a bigger risk now than ever before due to the sheer number of connected people and devices. But what is it exactly? In a nutshell, it is simply a crime that has some kind of computer or cyber aspect to it. To go into more detail is not as straightforward, as it takes shape in a variety of different formats. The Above Board Chamber of Florida put together a panel of top experts to help you and your system stay safer!

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Emcee:Javier Fuller, Vice President of Web Development for Conric PR and Marketing, holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from California State University, Northridge.  He wrote his first computer program when he was 12 years old and worked for Silicon Valley companies like Apple and Adobe Systems. He was a 2018 nominee for the SWFL Distinguished Entrepreneur Award and named one of the 2018 SWFL Most Influential Diversity Achievers by the Cape Coral Community Foundation.  When he’s not working or parenting his newborn baby, he volunteers for the Goodwill SWFL MicroEnterprise Institute.

Our Panelists 

  Carrie Kerskie,  President, Griffon Force, LLC and President, Kerskie Group, LLC  Carrie Kerskie is a highly sought-after national speaker, trainer, author and consultant on the topics of identity theft, fraud and data privacy. She is the author of the book, Your Public Identity; Because Nothing is Private Anymore. Carrie has been quoted in numerous publications such as Real Simple magazine and TechRepublic.com. She appears regularly on NBC-2, ABC-7, Fox 4, NPR and WINK News. In 2014 Congressman Diaz-Balart lauded Carrie with a Congressional Record for her work on identity theft. In 2015 Carrie was the driving force behind strengthening Florida’s identity theft laws including making business identity theft a crime in the state.  In 2017 the Collier Citizens Council presented Carrie with the inaugural Murray Hendel Civic Achievement award. The award honors individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the community.Carrie Kerskie, Director Identity Fraud Institute Hodges University

  James Bryan Caudill-Ritter, Founder, and CEO at Pulse Technology Solutions. Pulse Technology Solutions has been serving Southwest Florida since 2006, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.  It’s always been our goal to provide enterprise-level IT practices and solutions to the small business sector, with small business prices.  Our experience has allowed us to build and develop the infrastructure needed to keep our prices affordable and our clients up and running. We partner with many types of businesses in the area, and strive to eliminate IT issues before they cause expensive downtime, so you can continue to drive your business forward.  Our dedicated staff loves seeing our clients succeed.  Your success is our success, and as you grow, we grow.

  Jeff Alluri is an entrepreneur and Principal of Element Technologies, LLC.  Jeff oversees Element’s consulting practice and assisting clients with IT strategies that are explicitly linked with business strategies.  Jeff continues to use his knowledge, experience,  and vision to grow Element into a multifaceted technology firm focused on delivering tailored IT,  cloud, and cyber security services to clients throughout the U.S. Jeff’s career spans over 20 years in all facets of technology. Serving in various roles at local and national law firms where he gained extensive knowledge of law firm operations and software. products specific to the legal industry. Jeff is fluent in all aspects of legal technology, including document management, case management, litigation, eDiscovery, dictation, and mobility.  Jeff has also served as an expert witness in various cases involving technology and litigation throughout his career.

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