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Cybersecurity and Addressing Threats to Local Government

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

REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER CLASSES BEGINS JULY 1, 2019

We have released the summer calendar early this year because we know that you need to plan your summer in advance of vacation schedules and other commitments.  We look forward to receiving your registrations after July 1st. Thank you for your interest in the MCPPO program!

Attendees 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.

  • Prerequisite: None
  • Class Level: Basic
  • Instructional Method: Group-Live
  • Advanced Prep: None

Class dates and locations:
July 23, 2019, Boston, MA

Time:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Credits
Class participants may earn 6 CPE credits or may qualify for 6 PDPs

Cost
$200

Topics

  • 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

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