Is your business prepared in the event of a cybersecurity breach?
Now is the time to take stock of your cybersecurity health, including the importance of securing information through best cybersecurity practices; identifying your risk and the types of cyberthreats; and learning best practices for guarding against cyberthreats.
The U.S. Small Business Administration takes cybersecurity seriously. This month they are offering many resources, free of charge, to small business owners across the country. Take a moment and see how your business can benefit:
- SBA & Cybersecurity: The information and resources on this site are designed to help small employers better protect the data of their customers, employees, and business partners.
- Webinar | Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity at Work [October 8th at 2:00 pm ET]: Join the National Cyber Security Alliance, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Council of Better Business Bureaus and the Federal Trade Commission for a 1-hour webinar to discuss cybersecurity and online safety for small businesses.
- Twitter Chat | Small Biz Chip Card/EMV Questions | #ChipCardChat [October 13th at 3:00 pm ET]: Please join the US Small Business Administration (@SBAgov), SCORE Mentors (@SCOREMentors), AT&T Small Business (@ATTsmallbiz), Mastercard (@MasterCardNews), First Data (@FirstData), and Square (@Square) for a Twitter chat on the payment card transition to the embedded chip (also known as EMV). We’ll be discussing common questions about what the shift means for small businesses. Follow along with the hashtag #ChipCardChat.
- EMV 101: What Small Businesses Need to Know About The Switch to Chip Card Technology [October 14th | 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET]Join SBA and Square for a free webinar presentation: “EMV 101: What Small Businesses Need to Know About the Switch to Chip Card Technology”.