Cybersecurity Awareness Month Events

The following organizations hosted two webinars in celebration of Cybersecurity Awareness Month – October 2021.

Cybersecurity for Small-Medium Business

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Central
Location: Online

Speaker: Jeffery McKee, Protective Security Advisor Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency US Department of Homeland Security

The informational webinar focused on Business Cybersecurity with Jeffery McKee, Protective Security Advisor and Cybersecurity Expert. This presentation explores the cyber essentials imperative for small business owners to plan for security, emergency response, and how to report a suspected cyber-attack. It will also have a question-and-answer session, so bring your questions!

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) is the lead federal agency for cybersecurity. In Louisiana, CISA partners and collaborates with other federal agencies, state and local governments, and private industry to share resources that help reduce the risk of cyber-attacks. This presentation will discuss the cyber essentials for leaders of small businesses to develop an understanding of where to start implementing organizational cybersecurity practices. The discussion will also cover resources for information sharing; planning for security and emergency response; training and exercising, and reporting suspected cyber-attack. 

Topics: 

  • Look at the risk to businesses and how resilient are they? 
  • How can leaders of small businesses and local government agencies start implementing cyber security practices? 
  • What CISA resources are available to businesses?

Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Fireside Chat

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Central
Location: Online

The virtual webinar and a moderated fireside chat (question-and-answer session) focused on Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity with Robert M. Lee, Founder and CEO of Dragos, an industrial cyber security firm. Lee is a recognized pioneer in the industrial security incident response and threat intelligence community and built a first-of-its-kind mission identifying and analyzing national threats to industrial infrastructure for the National Security Agency. Robert has front-line experience in the most significant cyberattacks that have taken place in the industrial world and will answer audience questions on where we are, what we can do about it, and what we need for the future on the topic of industrial security.

Speaker: Robert M. Lee Founder and CEO of Dragos 

• Named to Forbes 30 under 30 (2016) list as one of the “brightest entrepreneurs, breakout talents, and change agents” in Enterprise Technology

• Presented at major security conferences such as SANS, BlackHat, DefCon, and RSA and has testified to the Senate’s Energy and National Resources Committee


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