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Cyber Security Seminar

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Name: Cyber Security Seminar
Date: May 3, 2017
Time: 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM CDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce invites you to a seminar on Cyber Security, presented by Heyl Royster.

Threat to businesses growing more serious every day
Cyber-attacks are increasing at an alarming rate, both in number and sophistication. The vulnerability of small businesses to a cyber-attack is increasing due to the fact that most don't have a plan in place to protect themselves. The amount of damage cause by individual attacks is climbing into the multimillions. The chances of a company falling victim to an attack continues to rise. Businesses of all sizes need to more effectively manage the ongoing risks.

At this seminar, you will learn about:


Cyber Security Threats

  • Current state of cyber security
  • Anatomy of an intrusion
  • Spearphishing
  • Ransomware
  • Response and Resources
In partnership with:
Legal and Regulatory Landscape
  • Illinois' new "Personal Information Protection Act," 815 ILCS 530/5
  • New lawsuits affecting businesses involving cyber security 
  • Steps you and your business can take in this new landscape
  • Proposed cyber security rules affecting banks, brokerages, healthcare and insurance firms
Risk Mitigation
  • Current Issues in Electronic Fraud
  • ​The Definition and Costs of a Data Breach
  • Current Statistics on Data Breaches and Unauthorized Access
  • Litigation Examples
  • ​Cyber Insurance Policy Common Terms and Conditions
Event Sponsors:



Dove Conference Center (Prairie Heart Institute)
619 E. Mason Street
Springfield, IL 62769
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, May 3
7:30am - Breakfast served
8:00am - 10:00am - Program
Contact Information:
Ashley Earnest (217) 525-1173
$35 Chamber members
$75 non-members

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