Cybersecurity 101: Addressing Threats to Local Government - Online

This 1-day live online class provides an overview and conceptual understanding of cybersecurity and the risks associated with poor cybersecurity.

Participants will learn about some of the tools available to reduce local government exposure to cyber-attack.  This class also includes some best practices for procuring information technology (IT) services using M.G.L. c. 30B.

Class date: 
June 23, 2022 - CANCELLED

Registration closes 2 weeks before a class starts
Blackboard® or other virtual platform login details will be emailed to registrants

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

6 MCPPO credits


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  • Cybersecurity essentials
  • Firewalls and network security
  • WiFi: pros and cons
  • Type of cyber threats
  • Data encryption
  • Malware protection
  • Data backup methods
  • Best practices for minimizing cyber security risks
  • Procuring IT services