Cybersecurity Best Practices for Small Business

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.

Presenters:

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.

Moderator:

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.

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The Loudoun Chamber will celebrate its 55th Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on Friday, January 20, 2023 at The National Conference Center. We will honor top community leaders as well as celebrate the success of the 2022 Board of Directors Chair, Shawn Mitchell, owner of Modern Mechanical. We will also welcome in our 2023 Board and the new Chair Carol Barbe, owner of Backflow Technology.

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On Monday, August 15, 2022, the 40th Annual Chamber Classic was held at The Club at Creighton Farms. This event has been Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for four decades. The Chamber Classic offers our sponsors tremendous marketing exposure, and an incomparable day of golf on this Jack Nicklaus designed course. If your company’s target market includes senior level executives and business owners who have a passion for the game of golf, we invite you to consider a 2023 Sponsorship. Stay tuned for more information and pricing.

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