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2023 Getting serious about cybersecurity

14 March 2023 @ 6:45 am - 9:00 am

$30 – $40

Join us for a Special breakfast presented by Jessie Jeffery

Cyber attacks are on the rise, with small and medium businesses being increasingly targeted.

This workshop will help businesses assess their risk and determine their priorities.

The workshop will cover how to protect themselves against some of the most common attack types targeting small businesses.

Finally, it will discuss various cybersecurity strategies, with a focus on protecting their most important assets and maximising return on investment.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Current state of cybersecurity
  • Aligning cybersecurity to your business strategy
  • Determining your priorities
  • Legal obligations
  • Tenders and working with government and big business
  • Recommendations, quick wins (with a focus on maximising return on investment and avoiding some of the common mistakes we see amongst small and medium businesses)
  • Resources

About Jessie Jeffery PhD, MPH, BSc (Hons)

Jessie Jeffery is an accomplished technologist, researcher, strategist, and educator. She is a passionate supporter of small and medium businesses and helps them create IT environments that support their business goals and strategies. She also assists them in meeting their legal obligations around data protection and breaches.

Prior to joining CyberGuru, Jessie had an extensive career in medical research. During her time in research she published ten papers in respected journals and gained skills in statistical analysis, grant writing, critical thinking, troubleshooting and project management. She also developed a strong interest in education and supervised many high school and university students.

Being the “silent” partner many years before coming on board officially in 2016, Jessie was already familiar with CyberGuru and a strong supporter of its mission and values. Since that time, she has sought to utilise technology more fully to provide a better experience for clients by making data insights more accessible to clients. Her non-traditional pathway into the ICT sector has enabled her to bring an alternate perspective to the industry, allowing her to produce creative and innovative solutions.

Jessie also holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and is passionate about helping business owners understand how to protect their businesses against a cyber attack.

In 2022 Jessie won the Hills and Districts Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Award (chamber category) as well as the Ausmumpreneur Silver Award in the Digital Services – IT category.

About the Chamber

The Hills and Districts Chamber of Commerce Inc exists to support its members to achieve profitable and sustainable businesses and effective not-for-profit organisations.

We do this:

  • through networking, information exchange and education;
  • through developing apolitical, positive relationships and communications with all levels of government;
  • by contributing to the wider social, health and well-being of our community.

Come an enjoy or fabulous full buffet while you meet our members and guests.  Learn more about The Hills & Districts, its business and its people.

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14 March 2023
6:45 am - 9:00 am
$30 – $40
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Arana Leagues Club
247 Dawson Parade
Keperra, Qld 4054 Australia
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07 3354 1333
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