Online security is focus of business summit

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Posted: Saturday, October 5, 2013 12:00 am

A free Cyber Security Reality Check Summit for businesses is set for Oct. 16.

The summit will feature keynote speaker Attorney General Jon Bruning as well as panel discussions on the basics of online protection and detection and responses to cyberbreaches. It will also include demonstrations where attendees will see how easily data can be compromised.

The area Better Business Bureau Foundation is hosting the event.

Partners are: Automatic Data Processing, Baird Holm law firm, Bellevue University, Greater Omaha Business Ethics Alliance, Council of Better Business Bureaus, Department of Homeland Security, FBI, InfraGard Nebraska, Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center, Nebraska Information Analysis Center, PayPal and the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

“Representatives from these organizations will instruct businesses on how to make thoughtful, informed decisions that can protect their organizations, customers and families against threats and danger from cybercriminals,” said Jim Hegarty, Better Business Bureau president and CEO.

The event will be at the Hitchcock Humanities Center at Bellevue University, 1000 Galvin Road South, from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. A continental breakfast will be provided.

Registration is required and space is limited. To make reservations, please send an email with the name of your company and the names of the attendees to omahaevents@bbbnebraska.org. For more information, call 402-898-8550 or 800-649-6714, ext. 8550.

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