SOD Center Hosts Security Seminar Aug. 29

SALEM, Ohio – On Aug. 29, The Sustainable Opportunity Development Center in Salem will host a seminar on cyber and physical security presented by the Small Business Development Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas.

Part One, “What You Need to Know to Maximize Security at Your Business,” will be presented by Tim Dimoff, CPP founder and president, SACS Consulting & Investigative Services Inc. Specific objectives include learning about current and new security threats and solutions, benefits of proactive security planning, identifying vulnerabilities within your facility security and understanding how your employees are crucial to overall security success.

Part Two, “Cyber Security,” will be presented by Michael P. Mandato, executive vice president of System Care Inc. Objective include cost statistics, leading causes of intrusions, laws and guidelines, intrusion methods, defense and prevention.

Those who bring a business card can win the opportunity for a free assessment at their place of business. Training programs are offered at a reduced rate as a result of the support of partners including American Electric Power, Century National Bank, Consumers National Bank, Citizens Bank, Coshocton County Port Authority, First Federal Community Bank, First Knox National Bank, First National Bank of Dennison, Huntington National Bank, Kent State University at Salem/East Liverpool, Kent State University at Tuscarawas, Peoples Bank, PNC Bank, The Commercial & Savings Bank and Tuscarawas County Commissioners.

The seminar also will be presented Aug. 22 at the Tolloty Technology Incubator at Kent State University at Tuscarawas, hosted by Small Business Development Center at the campus; Damon’s in Steubenville, hosted by the Jefferson County Chamber, Aug. 24; and at the Microtel Inn & Suites, Carrollton, hosted by the Carroll County Chamber, Aug. 30.

Registration for the seminars begins at 8:45 a.m., with the presentation from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Online registration is required; the per-person, per-class fee is $20. Registration for the Salem seminar is available here. For more information, call Deanna Spencer at 330 308 7522.

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