Cybersecurity for Small Businesses:
Protecting Your Digital Assets in 2018

Cyber attacks on small businesses are on the rise. In 2016, 43 percent of all attacks worldwide were targeted at small businesses with less than 250 employees, according to the cybersecurity firm Symantec’s 2016 Internet Security Threat Report. While no technology or program can stop every attack, taking basic precautions can significantly reduce the risk of your business falling victim. To survive in the online economy, it is extremely important that small businesses develop
a cybersecurity strategy, and the Florida SBDC is here to help with this 3 part workshop.

Workshop Part 1: Cybersecurity Basics

Attendees will gain an understanding of the basics in Cybersecurity and how to protect your business from threats that could potentially close your business.

Topics include:

  • Threats to Small Businesses
  • Why Security Matters to Your Business
  • Remediation Practices
  • Cybersecurity Resources to Help Protect Your Business

Workshop Part 2: Case Studies in Cybersecurity

Explore practical cybersecurity through a series of case studies from cases that you’ve heard of, and many that you haven’t. Learn from the mistakes of others!

Workshop Part 3: Cybersecurity Compliance

Understand your responsibilities in Cybersecurity legal and regulatory compliance and how to get started.

We’ll discuss:

  • National Institute of Standards and Technology’s newly implemented NIST 800-171
  • The soon to be implemented General Data Protection Regulation
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Payment Card Industry Data


March 14, 2018
1 PM – 4 pm


Florida SBDC at UCF
(located at the National Entrepreneur Center inside the Orlando Fashion Square Mall)
3201 E. Colonial Dr, Suite A20
Orlando, FL 32803

Presented by:

Dr. Lee V. Mangold, CISSP
Co-Founder & CEO of GoldSky Cyber Security Solutions


Seating is limited
Pre-registration is required.
No walk-ins permitted

The FSBDC at UCF is a member of the Florida SBDC Network, a statewide partnership program nationally accredited by the Association of America’s SBDCs and funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Defense Logistics Agency, State of Florida and other private and public partners, with the University of West Florida serving as the network’s lead host institution. Florida SBDC services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and/or limited English proficiency will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. To request accommodation or language assistance, please contact the FSBDC at 407.420.4850.