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Event Recap: Cybersecurity Trends You Need to Know

By Hawaiian Telcom on Sep 15, 2021 11:03:42 AM

Tags: Events, Cybersecurity,

The world of cybersecurity can change in a nanosecond. At our recent Hawaiian Telcom University event we were discussing what the experts are seeing out there right now and – even more importantly – what you urgently need to know to protect your business. 

Missed the event or want a recap? The recordings of all three sessions are now available.

Timed to coincide with National Cybersecurity Month, this special Hawaiian Telcom University webinar featured a general session followed by two workshops.

Topics of discussion:

  • Top ways cyber criminals are infiltrating businesses 
  • Tips on defending against cyber attacks 
  • Compliance frameworks – What are they and why are they important?

General Session: Cybersecurity Trends Today

Cyber threats are happening more frequently, and Hawaii business are not immune. During the general session we have covered cybersecurity trends we are seeing and discussed how your business can be better prepared.

Workshop 1: What is CMMC and How to Prepare for It

For companies that do business with the Department of Defense, we held a special workshop on CMMC. During this session we covered the new CMMC framework, what it means for the defense industrial base, and how your business can prepare for it. This will be a requirement for any business that works with the DoD.

Workshop 2: Protecting Your Business Against Cyber Attacks

Cyberattacks have wide reaching impacts to local organizations ranging from monetary loss, supply chain disruption, brand reputation damage, and identity fraud. We took a look at real world examples of incidents that have impacted organizations and discussed steps your business can take to improve your security posture to address today’s cybersecurity threats.  

Our Experts:
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Evan Horton
Senior Manager, Managed Services CISSP | GDSA
CBTS Hawaiian Telcom 
Marc Masuno
Director, Business Services
and Cloud Architecture | CISSP
CBTS Hawaiian Telcom 


Jordan Silva
Senior Manager, Service Delivery
CBTS Hawaiian Telcom
Michael Taratko
Principal Architect, Security | CISSP
CBTS Hawaiian Telcom 

About Hawaiian Telcom University

Hawaiian Telcom University is an ongoing educational series with topics ranging from consumer technology trends to solutions for complex business issues. Hawaiian Telcom University’s aim is to help customers as well as the broader local community better understand technology and how it can be leveraged to improve business process and everyday lives.


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