September Third Thursday Business Builder focusing on ‘Data Security’ September 19th

Staff Report From Augusta CEO

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Up to 54% of small businesses believe they are “too small” to be targets for breach of data, but a recent investigation report shared that 43% of cases targeted small business.  On September 19, join the Augusta Metro Chamber and Corsica Cybersecurity for Third Thursday Business Builder focusing on ‘Data Security: Building and maintaining consumer trust.’  David Powell, CRO of Corsica Technologies, will discuss the do’s and don’ts of consumer data security.

Hear actual industry stories and real-life examples that show how cybersecurity needs to be a consideration for organizations of all sizes and business types, from retail to not-for-profit; and is integral to building and maintaining consumer trust.  The afternoon’s presentation with David Powell will provide key takeaways, including:

Tools and resources for developing a comprehensive data security strategy

Planning next steps if a breach does occur

Identifying opportunities to improve and manage cybersecurity in your organization

David Powell is a twenty-two year veteran of the IT industry, the last seventeen spent exclusively in Managed Services.  Named one of the “Top 250 People in Managed Services” by MSPmentor for over five years, Powell has worked for three of the Top 100 companies that rank in the MSPmentor 501 each year.  Currently, David is the Chief Revenue Office at Corsica Technologies where he owns Sales, Marketing, Customer Experience, and the overall Go to Market strategy.  Prior to Corsica, he was the GM of the Solution Provider Business unit at LogicMonitor.  He came to LogicMonitor from TekLinks, where he helped transition the company from a traditional value-added reseller to an integrated solution provider with a nationally recognized managed and cloud services portfolio, as evidenced when TekLinks received the Top MSP Award at the CRN SP500 Conference in 2012.

The September Third Thursday Business Builder will be held at SharedSpace Augusta (901 Greene St. Augusta, Ga 30901).  Attendance is complimentary for Chamber members, $15 for prospective-members with lunch provided.  Advanced registration is required at AugustaMetroChamber.com.  Registration deadline is Monday, September 16.  Due to limited space, please limit to one (1) representative from each company.  For more information, contact Sabrina Balthrop, Director of Events, at Sabrina.Balthrop@augustametrochamber.com or 706.821.1300.