SCORE Orange County webinar: Avoiding Computer Viruses

Avoiding Computer Viruses
This Webinar is On-Line and hosted by SCORE Orange County
Cyber-Security for Executive & Business Owners
by Farid Parvini
Thursday, June 18th | 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Most executives are not aware of cyber risks that threaten their businesses. They need to manage cyber security risks in the same thoughtful and intelligent way as they manage other aspects of their business.

Fortunately, they don’t need to be a technology expert to improve their cyber risk management skills.

This workshop provides practical and to-the-point information for busy executives and business owners.

This Webinar:

  • Addresses real issues and provides examples that are easy to understand.
  • Big picture events driving cyber crimes today and the top cyber risks that affect executives and their businesses will be discussed. In this workshop,
    • Examples of common cyber attacks, including actual impacts to real businesses.
    • Using germ theory to explain how good “security hygiene” can help executives and their businesses combat security threats and introduce the top actions executives can take to avoid threats such as phishing, identity theft, hacking, and financial fraud.
  • Introduces some affordable tools that can help owners mitigate the most common cyber risks.

Farid Parvini has Ph.D. in computer science and M.S. in bioinformatics. He has been teaching cyber security related courses since 2009 at University of Southern California (USC) and California State University at Long Beach (CSULB). He has been involved in all sorts of cyber security threats that has helped him understand the threats in-depth and implemented methods to manage them.

This article was released by SCORE Orange County.