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Let’s Talk About Cybersecurity for Startups
May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
In this three-part series Virginia SBDC Cyber Industry Expert, Quiana Gainey, covers how to start protecting your business from cyber threats online. This first session in the series covers cybersecurity considerations for startups.
The Internet allows businesses of all sizes and from any location to reach new and larger markets and provides opportunities to work more efficiently by using computer-based tools. Theft of digital information has become the most commonly reported fraud, surpassing physical theft.
Joined by special guest speaker William McBorrough. William J McBorrough is co-Founder and Chief Security Officer at Posture, Inc an innovative cybersecurity risk management company using artificial intelligence and cloud-based solutions to help small businesses simply and manage cybersecurity programs.
Meet the Expert
Quiana Gainey is a 20+ year IT & Cybersecurity industry veteran and has served as Chief Executive Officer for SecureTech360 located in Springfield, VA since its inception in 2010. Ms. Gainey has an extensive background in the IT industry, including information assurance, cyber-security and research/development for the Federal, State or Local government. She also founded MySecureKid in 2018 a 501C (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the field of cybersecurity, and information technology. Ms. Gainey has an MBA, a BS in Information Technology Management and Cybersecurity.