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Upcoming Events

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  • January 9th - A special 2-hour Session of Blue Cyber. The Blue Cyber Director, Kelley Kiernan and technical experts will cover the 15 security requirements in the FAR 52.204-21 ( the Proposed DoD CMMC 2.0 Level 1) which comprise basic cyber hygiene for any small business. The target audience is small businesses of any type, with or without government contracts. We will create a fictional small business and protect it! Every small business is welcome! Register at www.sbir.gov/node/2483651

  • January 16th - Let’s take two hours and make a thorough examination of CISA’s latest tool for US Small Businesses. “These voluntary cross-sector Cybersecurity Performance Goals (CPGs) are intended to help establish a common set of fundamental cybersecurity practices for critical infrastructure, and especially help small- and medium-sized organizations kickstart their cybersecurity efforts. The CPGs are a prioritized subset of information technology and operational technology cybersecurity practices that critical infrastructure owners and operators can implement to meaningfully reduce the likelihood and impact of known risks and adversary techniques. ” CISA’s CPGs are a great way to start your small business’s cybersecurity journey. https://www.cisa.gov/cross-sector-cybersecurity-performance-goals
    Register at www.sbir.gov/node/2485743

  • January 23rd - Hear from NIST about how to keep your U.S. Small Business on the forefront of social engineering protections. Learn the methods/resources for your small business to manage this key risk to U.S. Small Business. CISA and other source help for your small business so you can have confidence that you have established robust defenses against falling victim to Phishing attacks. Phishing is the #1 way that you are targeted by cyber criminals and is vital you protect your U.S. Small Business. Walk away understanding how social engineering works, where to get training for your employees and what defenses constitute best practices for your defense. Register at www.sbir.gov/node/2485745

  • The small business cybersecurity event of the year! “Cybersecurity Resources Lollapalooza”: Twelve Federal Agencies describe their services to U.S. Small Businesses. With a kickoff from National Native American Small Business Leadership
    January 30th - Free and Open to the Public. Join hundreds of U.S. Small Businesses and ten federal agencies to talk about their services created to assist US Small Business with their journey to cybersecurity. These agencies have combined tens of thousands of dollars of free services to US Small Businesses and DoD suppliers. Join NIST Small Business Corner, CISA Free Tools and Services , NSA Cybersecurity Services for DoD, Defense Acquisition University, DoD Cyber Crime Center DCISE, FBI, SBA Cybersecurity Services, The California NIST MEP Center, The New Mexico APEX Accelerator, and others. Four hours of information you can use that very day! Four hours of free help to your small business so you reduce your exposure to cybercrime and ensure your small business continues to flourish and drive American forward.
    Join us at 12p.m. Eastern, for four hours of fun (yes, we will make it fun)! Limited to the first 500 who sign-in. Free and Open to the Public. Agenda and Registration at www.sbir.gov/node/2485987

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