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Course Description

Did you know?

78% of businesses have experienced a cyber attack in the last 12 months? (...most are small and medium businesses!) Likewise, 60% of small businesses that are attacked go out of business. Training of employees is an important first step in formation security. Most working professionals have heard to be aware of phishing, malware, passwords, etc... In 2021, there are more considerations such as BYOD Policy, Clean Desk Policy, and Social Networking Awareness/Dangers. Cyber Crime Investigators and Cyber Protection experts provide how to properly secure your information in this day and age. 

Course Outline

  • Transfer of Information and How It Is “Stolen” or Otherwise Compromised
  • History of Electronic Fraud and Statistics Up to Present Date
  • Common Issues That Lead to Information Breaches
  • Training of Staff to Mitigate Problems
  • Policies to Consider for Data Security

Pre-Registration is REQUIRED 

Learner Outcomes

• Obtain information on various electronic devices and how their use in transfer of information can be damaging.

• Acquire at least one takeaway to put in place immediately after the session that will improve information security.

• Gain a brief history of electronic fraud and understand the pending complications in the evolution of fraud.

Notes

A Public Service and Outreach Unit of the University of Georgia.  Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance
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Section Title
Security in the Information Age
Type
Online - Fixed Date
Days
W
Time
9:00AM to 10:00AM
Dates
Mar 10, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
1.0
Hosting Center
  • UGA SBDC Webinars
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $29.00
Instructors
  • Donald Lamar
  • Rick McMurtrey
  • Rebecca Mixson
  • Paul Wilson, Jr.
Section Notes
All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.  Contact Garrison Boling at gboling@georgiasbdc.org or call 706-650-5655.
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