CyberSecure My Business is a comprehensive national program led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) to help businesses of all sizes learn to be safer and more secure online.
Help keep your business secure with this monthly newsletter highlighting upcoming events, recent cybersecurity news headlines and resources.
- CyberSecure My Business™ Workshop – Irving, TX
The Study USA | May 23, 2018, 8:30–11:30 a.m. (CDT)
Join NCSA and our trusted partners in Irving, TX to learn about valuable resources available to help you protect your organization against cyber threats.
- CyberSecure My Business™ Webinar – How to Assess Vendor Security
Virtual/Online | June 12, 2018, 2:00–3:00 p.m. EDT/11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. PDT
Join NCSA and distinguished speakers for a webinar to learn how to assess vendor security.
Business-Focused Cybersecurity Stories in the News
- Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to Launch Campaign to Help Small Businesses Strengthen Their Cyber Defenses
FTC, April 10
Based off the 2017 national SMB Listening Tour, the FTC is now using their findings to debut a campaign to help small businesses strengthen their cybersecurity posture. The campaign will share resources in a variety of formats of which that businesses can take full advantage. The full report is available for review on the FTC website.
- How Cyber Security Impacts Small Businesses
InsideSources, April 25
On April 25, cybersecurity thought leaders gathered to testify to the Senate Small Business Committee on how cybersecurity impacts small businesses. InsideSources provides an overview of the key points raised during the testimony and links to resources mentioned.
- NCSA Executive Director Russ Schrader Addresses Cyber Challenges Facing Small Business at Senate Hearing
NCSA, April 26
Russ Schrader testified on April 25 at a hearing regarding small businesses and timely cybersecurity topics. His testimony highlighted top cybersecurity concerns to the small business community along with valuable information about the CyberSecure My Business program. In addition, he introduced NCSA’s ongoing campaigns to the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
- How companies with small budgets can still build a cyberdefense plan
TechRepublic, April, 26
Small businesses often cite financial hurdles as a reason for not improving their cybersecurity. In this article, TechRepublic’s Dan Patterson interviews attorney Stephen Lilley to uncover ways a startup or SMB can build a robust cyber defense plan into their small budget. The transcript is accompanied by a video interview.
Resources From Our Partners and Friends
- Small and Mid-Sized Business Security: What You Need to Know
Helping small businesses protect their data from malicious activity is a top priority for ADP. The company has created a new, two-page resource that provides an overview of risks and ways to protect your business coupled with links to various, well-regarded national resources. This information-packed brochure can be found at the bottom of the article.