Cybersecurity

  • Workshop: Cyber Crisis Management: how to plan, test, and exercise an effective cybersecurity simulation?

    Why should organizations run cybersecurity simulations and exercises? Do you really know what it takes to prepare, test, and respond effectively to a significant cybersecurity incident? Does your organization have a clear understanding of how exercises and simulations should be conducted, who should be involved, and what the goals should be? Starting with clear and achievable objectives is always the first step and you will be on the right path … Read More

  • Data Security: Best Practices for SMBs in Today’s Cyber-connected World

    Ransomware, malware, data theft, disruption of service, leakage of personal and financial data of employees and customers have, unfortunately, become common news for large as well as smaller businesses. Increasingly, small and medium-sized businesses’ (SMBs) websites and applications have also become victims of automated programs (also known as “bots”) attempting to install malware. In fact, since the FBI began collecting statistics in 2013, SMBs have lost more than $3 billion … Read More

  • Seminar: “Building a Resilient Cyber Workforce”

    As the gap between the demand for cybersecurity talent and the supply of a professional workforce continues to widen, many have asked the questions: “where will the next generation of front-line defenders rise from? And why are we still facing a shortage despite the tech and cybersecurity industries being among the most in-demand, profitable, and critical fields in modern history?”  Industry and academia have begun to respond to this critical need and are finally … Read More

  • Cybersecurity: Anatomy of Three Insider Threat Cases – Why Employee Education Efforts are Critical to Your Business

    As more and more companies become victim to data loss through phishing campaigns and insider threats, and the loss of data becomes riskier, companies are struggling to address these risks through proper employee education efforts. Employee education has been found to be effective to reduce cyber risk, and it is a big bang for your buck. Organizations know that education is an important risk management tool to prepare employees about … Read More

  • CSEU 2018

    Pell Center Brings Cybersecurity Awareness to the Forefront in US & Europe

    Newport, RI – For the fourth year in a row, the Pell Center joined the annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) campaign – a far-reaching awareness and education initiative about the importance of cybersecurity at home as well as in the workplace. Pell Center Senior Fellow Francesca Spidalieri spearheaded the initiative for the Pell Center as part of the ongoing Cyber Leadership Project and participated in multiple discussions and … Read More

  • Educating for a Career in Cybersecurity & Raising Cybersecurity Awareness within your Organization

    On the occasion of the 15th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) – a far-reaching awareness campaign and education initiative led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security – the Pell Center is partnering with Anomali, Tech Collective, and Tevora to offer a half-day conference on the growing market for cybersecurity jobs and the need to build a culture of cybersecurity across organizations. The event will shine … Read More

  • NCSAM Champions

    Pell Center to Host Conference During National Cyber Security Awareness Month

    Newport, RI – For the fourth year in a row, the Pell Center is supporting the annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) campaign as a NCSAM Champion Organization.  This national effort aims to raise public awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and share useful resources through social media and various events across the country. The Pell Center is partnering with Anomali, Tech Collective, and Tevora to offer a half-day … Read More

  • Securing Your Cloud Services – Clouds Can Rain, Bring an Umbrella

    Are your marketing and development teams recommending moving into the Cloud to increase efficiency, provide additional services to customers, and limit costs? Is moving your data and IT systems into the Cloud really the best solution for your organization? This Cloud security seminar will provide an overview of the different cloud services available in the marketplace, discuss why your organization may want to consider moving into the Cloud, and then … Read More

  • RI InfraGard Seminar

    Overcoming the Threats to Mass Destruction Join Infragard Rhode Island as we explore sustainability and recent regional terrorist threats to mass destruction. Every organization is challenged to sustain performance through critical events, yet many are chartered to serve during crisis. We’ll start September’s program by exploring the key elements which bring resiliency to your program. We’ll then follow by exploring the FBI Bomb Tech Program and the Operation Zero Patience … Read More

  • IRS TAX Forum 2018 Data Privacy & Cybersecurity

    IRS Training Thousands on Cybersecurity Best Practices with Help from Pell Center Experts

    NEWPORT, R.I. – The 2018 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums are currently underway with educational sessions, training, and networking for tax professionals across the country. Hundreds of individual tax preparers attending the Forums are receiving dedicated cybersecurity training thanks to a three-year grant the Pell Center at Salve Regina University received from the American Coalition for Taxpayer Rights (ACTR) to devise and deliver these specific sessions. Pell Center Senior Fellow Francesca … Read More

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