Technology and Cybersecurity for Small Businesses: How to do business safely online

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FEE: $5

As a business owner, you may need some guidance on how to organize your IT activities so you can attend to your business and have predictability, reliability, and certainty.

After attending this session, you should be able to:

  • Realize the risks and the value of using technology for your business
  • Make smarter decisions about using technology
  • Think critically and strategically when using technology
  • Take steps toward mitigating the risk of falling victim to cyber attacks

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Mehrdad Shabestari
Chair SCORE Souteast Minnesota

Mehrdad has 20 years of experience in information systems and technology, and has implemented technology solutions for organizations of varying sizes.  He was instrumental in securing the technology infrastructure of the Minnesota State government. He has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems and a master’s degree in Business Administration. He cares deeply about solving societal challenges by bringing technology and people’s creativity together. Currently, he is working with multiple organizations in southeast Minnesota to res

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