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Event: Cybersecurity for Manufacturers: Develop Your Action Plan


55% of all small and mid-sized businesses have suffered a cyberattack. How secure is your network?

This interactive workshop underscores the importance of cybersecurity for manufacturers of all sizes. The session will include a focus on the NIST 800-171 cybersecurity requirements for manufacturers in the Department of Defense (DoD) supply chain. Manufacturers in the DoD supply chain have until December 31, 2017 to be in compliance with new DFARS cybersecurity requirements.

Participants across all industries and company sizes will begin developing their individualized cybersecurity action plan.

Workshop Content

    • Learn how manufacturers are being targeted
    • Learn about different types of cyber hackers
    • Explore the root causes of attacks
    • Understand how to identify your assets and risks, protect your assets, detect vulnerability, respond to events, recover successfully from events
    • Understand NIST 800-171 compliance issues for contractors to the federal government
    • Facilitated Assessment of your cybersecurity status

$38K is the average cost for a small business to overcome a data breach. Learn the advantages a cybersecurity program can provide small and mid-sized manufacturers, including:
    • Improve recovery times after disruptions
    • Avoid potential losses
    • Protect valuable data
    • Ensure employee and customer privacy
    • Mitigate risks

Sponsor: IMEC

Presenter: Pat Toth of NIST MEP, Cytellix, Alpine Security, IMEC

City: Edwardsville

Location: Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities, 1210 N Main St, Edwardsville, IL 62025

Date: 09/06/2017

Time: 8:00AM – 12:00PM

Status: Confirmed

Cost: $59

Audience: Manufacturers, DoD suppliers

Contact Name: Emily Lee

Contact Phone: 309-677-4633

Contact Email: elee@imec.org