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December 11, 2008 – 6:30pm

Digital Exposure: Keeping Your Data Safe from Prying Eyes

All it takes is for your client list, financial records, legal documents or other digital assets to fall into the wrong hands for your business to suffer. Security is an often overlooked component of a company’s strategy, but one that you can’t afford to ignore.

Come to the next Taste of Technology and learn how to keep your business secure from hackers, malicious employees and opportunists.

Our panel of security experts will share surprising real life stories of companies that have been attacked, and critical tips on how to protect one of your most valuable assets – your information.

You’ll learn:

  • How hacking actually works

  • Why the best hackers don’t need a computer to attack you
  • Why your wireless devices are not secure
  • The vulnerabilities of your web site
  • Steps to secure your computer and network
  • How hackers think and more

Our expert panel will include local digital security experts plus a cyber crimes specialist from the FB Regional Cyber Action Team (RCAT).

Ramon Ray, Editor & Technology Evangelist of Smallbiztechnology.com will give an info-packed and entertaining introduction and overview!

Brian Moran, President of Moran Media Group, will moderate the discussion.

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48 Hour Print | Manhattan Chamber of Commerce | Black Data Processing Association

When:: Thursday, December 11, 2008 | 6:30-8:30pm

Where: : Samsung Experience, Time Warner Center | 10 Columbus Circle 3rd floor – NYC

Registration: $49 – ($39 early bird registration)

Speakers:

Thumbnail image for ramonray-lowres.jpg Ramon Ray, Editor, Smallbiztechnology.com

Ray is Editor and Technology Evangelist of Smallbiztechnology.com. He has an extensive background in technology for small businesses and is often quoted in the media including CNBC’s Donny Deutsch Show, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and co-produces the annual Small Business Summit.

brian_moran.jpgBrian Moran, President, Moran Media Group

Brian is President of Moran Media Group, one of the country’s largest providers of practical, relevant content for business owners. The company currently publishes three national magazines for entrepreneurs: Small Business Success, Urban Success and Winning Bids. In addition to the magazines, Moran Media Group hosts www.Smallbusinessedge.com, a dedicated web site for business owners.

Prior to launching his company, Brian was the Associate Publisher of Inc. Magazine, Publisher & Associate Publisher at Entrepreneur Media and held management positions at Medical Economic Publishing and Success Magazine.

Currently, Brian is a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council and a member of the CEO Advisory Board of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council. Brian graduated from Marquette University’s School of Journalism.

mazzanti_1.jpgCarl Mazzanti, CEO of eMazzanti Technologies

Carl Mazzanti, CEO, eMazzanti Technologies, has an impressive background in engineering security architecture and methodology. During his extensive career in the industry Mazzanti has established a reputation for delivering network infrastructure needed for business growth while protecting customers’ digital assets. Recently his organization received WatchGuard Technologies Partner of the Year recognition for the second year running and is part of one of the few Microsoft Gold Partner organizations in the New York Metropolitan area with over five Microsoft Competencies including Security, Small Business Specialist and Advanced Infrastructure. Mazzanti is also the feature of a Microsoft Video Case Study available at www.emazzanti.net

Thumbnail image for fbi-logo_270x278.gif Special Agent Christopher K. Stangl , FBI Regional Cyber Action Team

Special Agent Christopher K. Stangl entered on duty with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2003 and was assigned to the Oklahoma City FBI Office Cyber Squad upon graduation from the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. In July 2006, SA Stangl was transferred to the New York FBI Office Criminal Cyber Squad, where SA Stangl is assigned full cadre of cases including investigations involving computer intrusions, intellectual property rights violations, Internet fraud, and extortion.

SA Stangl is currently a member of the FBI Regional Cyber Action Team (RCAT) and is a member of the New York FBI Office Evidence Response Team.

EvanStein_3551.jpg Evan Stein, Owner, CMIT Solutions of Manhattan

Stein is the owner of CMIT Solutions of Manhattan, an IT services firms that works with small businesses to manage and maintain their technology and to help then make the right technology decisions. Evan has worked in IT for 20 years and brings his clients a mix of large, corporate IT experience and real-world small business practicality.

Taste of Technology Small Business Series is a fresh series of educational and networking events for small business owners, focusing on technology and making it work for small businesses.

Get Educated. Network. Eat. Grow Your Business.

Check out our last event: How to Get Free Publicity for Your Business, held November 10, 2008

Past Events: Mobility – June 2008 | Social Media – September 2008 | Email Marketing – October 2008 |

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