Cybersecurity Best Practices for Small Business
Cybersecurity risks and regulations continue to evolve making it difficult for any business to keep pace, especially small firms with fewer resources.
In spite of the growing complexities in securing your business and customer data, there are best practices that any small business can implement to protect their assets.
We have assembled a panel of cybersecurity experts from the small-to-midsized business community. These professionals invite you to learn about simple processes and tools that you organization can implement to safeguard business and customer information.
Following each presentation will be a moderated discussion and opportunity for questions from the audience.
Tim Reichert, CEO Energy Sherlock
Tim Reichert is a respected executive with a distinguished career that spans more than 25 years in the fields of energy conservation services, technology development/implementation and business development. He has extensive experience in energy/commercial real estate services, engineering-based cost segregation, property evaluations and leading high-performance sales/marketing organizations
Sindi Major Martinez, CEO CEM Solutions Group
As a management & technology consultant, Sindi focuses on helping clients develop and execute business and technology strategies in alignment with their strategic goals and objectives. For more than 20 years, she has served as a trusted advisor to C-level executives and senior managers across multiple industries including healthcare, legal, marketing, nonprofit and government contracting organizations.
Dennis Brouwer, Loudoun County Economic Development
As the Business Development Manager for Cybersecurity, Dennis works with cyber-focused companies to help them invest and grow in Loudoun County. He has led product management organizations focused on networking and security services for over 20 years, and has served as General Manager of a global, $300m IT services business. Dennis is a former holder of the CISSP credential and a frequent speaker on the challenges and opportunities of leading in the age of cyber.
In January of 2020, we will celebrate the leadership of our 2019 Chair of the Board, Lisa Kimball (The Arc of Loudoun), and welcome in our new Chair for 2020, Stacey Metcalfe (Inova Loudoun Hospital) and honor the Community Leadership Awards finalists and winners.
Annual Real Estate Event
While Loudoun outperforms other Virginia counties on most economic measures, we still face many challenges to our future prosperity. Whether it’s our investment in Metro, a housing affordability crisis or attracting a millennial workforce, Loudoun’s challenges demand effective solutions.
On Monday, August 19, 2019, we will host our 37th Annual Golf Classic event at the award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf course, The Club at Creighton Farms. This course is one of the finest on the Eastern Seaboard — is nothing short of spectacular. This event has been Loudoun County’s Premier business golf tournament for three decades.
The Loudoun Chamber Golf Tour is back for Round 8! This casual, networking tournament pairs you and a partner against a field of over 30 two-man teams in a progressive four month tournament. Designed with the busy professional in mind, each event consists of a 9 hole round after work, followed by a short networking reception to get you home in time to put the kids to bed. The team with the lowest cumulative score after four events is the 2019 Loudoun Chamber Golf Tour Champion.
Small Business Awards
Join us on November 8, 2019 for the Loudoun Small Business Awards, for our 25th Anniversary of these prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. Winners will be announced in front of a live audience of more than 400 of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders.
Superhero 5k & Kids Fun Run
As a Signature Chamber event, the Superhero 5k Run and Kids Fun Run offers companies a great way to show Loudoun County their commitment to healthy living for your employees and our community.
The Loudoun Chamber will honor local heroes, from Public Safety personnel to ordinary citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions in 2018 at the 34th Annual Valor Awards ceremony on Friday, April 12th at The National Conference Center. The entire Loudoun County business community is invited to attend these Annual Valor Awards to help honor these dedicated public servants for their selfless acts of heroism and commitment to protecting our families, our neighbors and our community!