Cybercrime – The Risks and Best Practices for Protecting Your Business

May 25, 2022

Malware. Network Scanning. Man in the Middle. Phishing. DNS Spoofing. Trojan Horses. These are just a few examples of cyber-attacks carried out against small and mid-sized Canadian businesses every day.

We all hear the stories and know there are risks. But how big is the threat and what steps can a business take that can truly reduce the chances of being a victim of cybercrime? In this Beyond the Numbers presentation, GGFL’s Natalie Evans and guest Matt Holland, Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer of Ottawa-based Field Effect discuss:

  1. How different attacks work and what the biggest risks are for small and mid-sized businesses
  2. The essential elements of an Incident Response Plan
  3. The actions your company can take to reduce risk

Viewers of this session will gain an understanding of the risks they face and the best practices for integrating and improving your staff training, processes, and technology to prevent cybercrimes from occurring, and how to respond effectively if a breach does take place.

About Matt Holland and Field Effect

Matt Holland is one of the world’s leading authorities in the cyber security industry. Starting his career at the Communications Security Establishment, Matt spent seven years in the Tailored Access Operations (TAO) group as a leading security researcher specializing in intelligence tradecraft and technology for key top-secret projects for the Five Eyes. In 2007, he co-founded his first company and grew it to be a silent leader in the privatized intelligence industry, serving democratic governments globally.

About Field Effect

At Field Effect, our mission is to bring simplicity to the complex and changing cyber security market for our managed service providers and their customers—and this is reflected in everything we do. Through our Partner Momentum Program, we ensure partners have everything they need to deliver a differentiated security service quickly and easily, right from the start.

When you partner with Field Effect, you get the most sophisticated and innovative threat protection in the world, an entire team of the best cyber security analysts at your fingertips, and all the tools and training you need to sell, market, and deliver a holistic security service.


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