Seimitsu Presents Free Cyber Security Workshop in Conjunction with the City of Savannah’s Entrepreneurial Center and SCORE

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Seimitsu will present a free virtual workshop on Thursday, October 6th to help small business owners learn about cybersecurity threats and protections. The one-hour ZOOM class will be hosted by the Savannah Business Center and SCORE, and will be held from noon to 1 p.m.

The session will be led by retired Lt. Col. Scott Scheidt, chief security officer of Seimitsu, a family-owned IT and high-speed broadband business founded in Savannah 38 years ago.

Retired Lt. Col. Scott Scheidt, Seimitsu’s chief security officer

His presentation titled “Protecting Your Business Through Strong Cybersecurity” is designed to help business owners:
• discern if their information is on the dark web.
• understand the cost of a cyber breach.
• discover the different ways in which an organization can be at risk.
• learn the measures to take to better protect your organizations for customers, as well as internal and remote workforce members.

“Cyber ​​attacks happen every 39 seconds and as a small business you need to protect yourself, your staff and your customers,” said Scheidt. “Business owners work endlessly to build the trust of their customers and employees and if there is a breach of private information, there is nothing more justified than having to send a mass email to all of your customers and employees that your customer’s private information has been breached.”

Scheidt says that ‘cleaning up’ from a cyber attack can also be expensive.

“This workshop will guide business owners through ways they can mitigate a potential threat and help them identify areas of vulnerability and exposure to potential threats,” he said.

To register for this free event, visit: https://www.savannahga.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=5516&month=10&year=2022&day=6&calType=0

About SEC
The mission of the Savannah Enterprise Center (SEC) is to increase local business creation and support the economic empowerment of Savannah residents. The primary services provided by SEC include professional business mentoring, one-on-one business technical assistance, and classroom training. https://www.savannahga.gov/calendar

About SCORE
SCORE is the nation’s largest provider of free business mentoring services and educational programs for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. Savannah SCORE was named SCORE’s “2019 Mid-Market Chapter of the Year,” is one of the only Diamond Level SCORE chapters in the country, and was named an “Outstanding Chapter for Community Partnerships” in 2021. https://savannah.score.org . (912)-652-4335

ABOUT SEIMITS
Seimitsu Corp., founded in 1984 and named Georgia’s 2016 Family Business of the Year, is a Savannah-based company specializing in IT services and high-speed fiber broadband. With its 70+ mile company-owned fiber optic network, Seimitsu is able to provide a complete suite of customized business IT solutions ranging from installation and maintenance to infrastructure services, voice and cyber security. The business is owned by Seimitsu “Sam” Cook and his wife Cindy and is located at 1523 Bull Street Savannah, GA 31401 USA. For more information, call +1.912.352.3690 or visit www.seimitsu.com

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