Assess Your Company’s Cyber Risk at Third Thursday Business Builder with IntelliSystems

Staff Report

Wednesday, August 31st, 2022

Is your company a sitting duck for cyber criminals? Half of the thousands of cyber threats released every single day are aimed at small and medium businesses. The National Cyber Security Alliance reports: one in five small businesses have been victims of cybercrimes in the last year – and that number is growing rapidly as more businesses utilize cloud computing, mobile devices and store more information online. On September 15 at the Augusta Metro Chamber Third Thursday Business Builder, the cyber experts at IntelliSystems will help you assess your company’s cyber risk and what to do about it. Guests will hear from Kevin Wade, Chris Hurley and Steve Munn from the IntelliSystems team. 

Kevin Wade is the Founder, President and CEO of Intellisystems. He has thirty-two years of experience advising business clients with the most productive deployment of telecommunication and information technology to increase their business’ profitability. Kevin leads an organization that implements protective tools, best practices, monitoring systems, and employee cyber awareness training to maximize their clients’ cybersecurity defenses. In 2012, Kevin was named Augusta’s Entrepreneur by Augusta Metro Chamber, and has two published books entitled, “How to Avoid Being Squeezed by Your ‘So-Called’ Computer Expert” and “What Every Business Owner Must Know About Choosing an Honest, Competent, Responsive Computer Guy". 

Chris Hurley is a partner and Vice President of IntelliSystems. He has over thirty years of experience deploying, managing and securing IT environments. Chris also advises business leaders on technology strategy and risk management to help them make decisions that meet the unique needs of their organization in alignment with their long-term business goals.  

Steve Munn is a client advisor at MAI Risk Advisors, Augusta’s largest locally owned independent insurance agency.  Steve is an Accredited Cyber Risk Advisor and enjoys assisting his clients become safer, better protected and avoid claims.  He works with clients in all sorts of sectors including manufacturing, healthcare, construction, churches, private schools and transportation. 

Third Thursday Business Builder begins at 11:30 am in the Chamber Conference Room located inside the Augusta Riverfront Center (One Tenth St. Suite 120, Augusta, Ga 30901).  Attendance is complimentary for Chamber members and $15 for prospective members with lunch provided.  Advanced registration is required at Registration deadline is Monday, September 12.  Due to limited space, please limit to one (1) representative from each company. 

Third Thursday Business Builder series provides topical intelligence on key issues for businesses.  Local industry experts present relevant information on topics important to successful business operations and growth.