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Cybersecurity Essentials for the Small Business (WIT337-62)


with Jake Mazzola

Calendar Nov 12, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Date: Fridays, 11/12/21-11/19/21, 2 sessions
Time: 1-3:30pm
Format: Remote/Virtual streaming via Zoom

Course Description:

During the first cybersecurity foundation session, basic cybersecurity terminology will be discussed. Then, building on those items, we will review the types of cyberattacks businesses face and explore the past and present cyber landscape. We will deep dive into these critical moments in time across the cyber landscape and discuss essential cybersecurity protocols business owners and executives can implement in their organizations to avoid falling victim to similar threats.

In our second session, we will build on what was discussed during session one, dive into more advanced cybersecurity topics, and look towards the future. We will also discuss the essential aspects of an effective cybersecurity program that small business owners and executives can implement to protect their organization better. Finally, we will wrap things up with a Q&A session to answer any questions!

This course is offered in a remote learning capacity. Zoom guidance and instruction will be provided in advance of the session. 

Who Should Attend?

This program is for small business owners and others looking to create an effective cybersecurity program to implement and protect their business better. 

About the Instructor:

Jake Mazzola is a part-time instructor at Cape Cod Community College. Jake graduated from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems in 2013. After graduating, Jake co-founded Blue Harbor Technology in 2015. Blue Harbor Technology provides a wide variety of IT solutions and services to small and mid-size businesses across the South Shore of Massachusetts who want to do IT right. Above all, Jake loves spending time with family and friends and, of course, technology!


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