Matterform CEO to present on Cybersecurity for Small Business

The SOMOS ABQ tech talks have been rescheduled, due to the original venue being rained out. The new date is Thursday, November 16th from 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM at FatPipe.

Matterform CEO, Michael Herrick will be presenting “Practical Cybersecurity for Small Business.”

Michael is an engaging speaker with a knack for making complex subjects accessible to the business community. Bring a notebook, because you’ll be leaving this session with a to-do list to firm up cybersecurity at your small business or organization.

60% of small companies that suffer a cyber attack are out of business within six months. Over the course of the presentation you will learn three specific, mission-critical improvements that you can implement for your small business right away.

Topics addressed in this presentation include:

  • Today’s cyber threats
    • Phishing and Spear-phishing
    • Ransomware
    • Hackers
    • Professional liability
  • Modern best practices
    • Two-factor authentication
    • Password managers and password policies
    • Encryption
  • More tools to protect your business
    • Cloud software
    • Managed IT services
    • Cyber liability insurance

Other speakers will be presenting on a variety of topics, including working in technology, how technology impacts both Albuquerque and the state of New Mexico, and advice for small businesses.

This event is free. RSVP is suggested.

Thursday November 16th
5:30 – 9:00 PM
200 Broadway Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102

About the speaker

Michael Herrickis the founder of Matterform, a custom software development firm in downtown Albuquerque. Matterform helps small businesses run like a big business by building custom technology to help them start, scale, and sell.

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