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Cyber Security Summit September 21 in Traverse City

TRAVERSE CITY, MI— Certain types of cyber attacks are evolving at a pace that outstrips the development of many defensive measures, and business owners need to be aware of how to protect their business and employees from becoming easy cyber targets. The Networks Northwest Cyber Security Summit will address areas of concern and action for business owners. The Summit will run from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Northwestern Michigan College University Center, 2200 Dendrinos Drive. 

Presenters and topics at the Cyber Security Summit will include:

  • ADVANCE Resources and Consulting: "Who is Interested in Your Company's Technology and How Do They Steal It?”
  • Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center: “Cyber Security: Meeting DOD Expectations for Supply Chain”
  • Small Business Development Center: “Cyber Workshop.” Cyber security best practices, protecting company information, what to do if your company is breached, and more.

The Summit will also include an Industrial Risk Mitigation Panel made up of cyber security experts including the state police, an attorney, a risk mitigation and cyber security consultant, and an IT specialist.

The Cyber Security Summit is for key decision makers at businesses of all sizes in all industries and is not just for the IT staff. There is no charge but registration is required at:

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Ty Wessell, Leelanau County Commissioner