Attendees will have the opportunity to explore practical tools and techniques that can help them assess, enhance, and maintain the security of their systems and information.
7:30 Coffee and networking
8:00 Keynote: Patricia (Pat) Toth, Project Leader for the Security Outreach and Integration Computer Security Division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
How to protect your business from intentional attacks or unintentional damage by well-meaning employee
How to guard against the embarrassment, legal liability, or decreased productivity caused by security breaches
How to evaluate security tools and techniques based on your business needs
10:15 Resources for Business: A panel discussion with JMU faculty on how your business can connect with student and faculty expertise for cyber-security needs.
11:00 JMU Cyber Defense Club Demonstration
11:30 Top 10 Cyber Security Threats
1:00-5:00 If you would like a conversation with Patricia Toth about your cyber-security questions or NIST's programs, request an individual appointment by emailing Edna Reid at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fee: $30. Reserve your seat today.
Parking: Parking is available in the JMU Ice House lot on Bruce Street from 7:30am-1:00pm (no permit or tag needed for this morning!) Additional public parking is open in the upper lot (near Water Street) or in the Water Street Parking Deck.
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This workshop is a part of NIST's outreach program and is designed to make NIST resources more accessible to the small business, arming owners and managers with specific techniques to improve their Information Security practices. For additional information about NIST and the small business community see http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/SMA/sbc/workshops.html