Cybersecurity for Small Business (10 Best Practices)

04/6/2022 • 11:00AM - 11:45AM EST • Workshop Room 2

The news today is filled with stories of fantastic hacks and sensational data breaches of millions of records. You hear the horror stories of ransomware attacks that encrypt your laptop and attached sensitive files holding them hostage – crippling your business. Cyber Security is hard enough for big companies to manage, so how does a small business defend itself. Where to start with the basics while on a budget? I plan to go over the top 10 things you can do to protect yourself now.

Presented by:

Joshua Nicholson Cyber Security Coach & Mentor, Darkstack7, LLC.

Josh is a proven leader and security engineer with over 20+ years of cyber security experience spanning multiple technical disciplines and technologies. He brings years of hands-on information security, engineering, consulting, incident response, operations, and management experience. Over his career he has personally managed, designed, and built cyber security defense and monitoring systems, coordinated countless real-world cyber security incidents, conducted security assessments of fortune 1000 companies, and presented on cyber threats to executive management clients for large financial services companies. His is also a regular speaker at several industry conferences and events and is a fo
Josh is a proven leader and security engineer with over 20+ years of cyber security experience spanning multiple technical disciplines and technologies. He brings years of hands-on information security, engineering, consulting, incident response, operations, and management experience. Over his career he has personally managed, designed, and built cyber security defense and monitoring systems, coordinated countless real-world cyber security incidents, conducted security assessments of fortune 1000 companies, and presented on cyber threats to executive management clients for large financial services companies. His is also a regular speaker at several industry conferences and events and is a former United States Marine weapons instructor. He is a graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans with a BS degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS) with a minor in Telecommunications. He’s married with five children living in Charlotte, NC and enjoys scuba diving, working out, and has been a competitive pool player for over 15 years.

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