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Cybersecurity and Data Breaches, Small Business Risk

  • 18 Nov 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Online

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This event is a partnership between Government Contractors Association NW and AMS Technology

Learn what you can do to protect your small business by attending this online Lunch and Learn

95% of all data breaches are caused by employee mistakes

71% of data breaches happen to businesses with less than 100 employees

60% of small businesses go out of business after a data breach

“Data breaches don’t just happen to large companies like Target and Home Depot, they are happening to businesses of all sizes.”

Smaller businesses are easy targets and Government contractors are especially targeted due to the organizations they are connected with. Which is why compliance is so very important.

Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) spend less on cybersecurity than larger organizations. Cybercriminals often target SMBs because they have a lot of personally identifiable information that can be used for identity theft, tax fraud and other financial crimes.

SMBs collect customer, employee and vendor names, addresses, social security numbers, dates of birth, driver’s licenses and insurance information. This information is everything a criminal needs to commit identity theft and other cybercrimes.

About the instructor Brad Stutz

-Worked in the IT support business for over 30 years
-Started out in the Construction Accounting niche
-Taught Quickbooks at Clover Park Tech College
-Lives in the Puyallup area for 40 years and raised 6 children, happily married for 29 years
-AMS Technology manages over 1,500 workstations and 80 Servers
Specializes in Network Security and Data Protection

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