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Cybersecurity Roundtable: Protecting Small Businesses

May 16, 2011, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Commission Meeting Room, FCC Headquarters, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20554

On May 16, 2011, during National Small Business Week, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski convened the Cybersecurity Roundtable: Protecting Small Businesses, with leading industry executives and government experts in cybersecurity and information technology.

American small businesses have generated sixty-four percent of net new jobs over the past fifteen years, helping to lead our nation’s innovation and economic growth. In a rapidly evolving virtual marketplace, where each cyber attack costs small and medium sized businesses an average of nearly $200,000, business owners must vigilantly protect against information security risks that result in billions of dollars in lost revenue. However, many businesses continue to struggle to understand and implement available solutions.

  • WHO: Julius Genachowski, Chairman, FCC
    Secretary Michael Chertoff, Chairman, Chertoff Group
    Al Kinney, Director, Defense Cyber Security Capabilities, HP Enterprise
    Ann Beauchesne, Vice President National Security & Emergency Preparedness, Department U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    Chanelle Hardy, Senior Vice President for Policy, National Urban League
    Cheri F. McGuire, VP, Global Government Affairs & Cybersecurity Policy, Symantec
    Dave Notch, Chief Information Security Officer, Thomson Reuters
    Ken Yancey, CEO, SCORE
    Maurice Jones, CEO and CFO of Parkinson Construction Company
    Dr. Phyllis Schneck, CTO, McAfee Public Sector
  • WHAT: Cybersecurity Roundtable: Protecting Small Businesses
  • WHEN: Monday, May 16, 2011, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT
  • WHERE: FCC Headquarters, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20554 Commission Meeting Room

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