Cybersecurity Colloquium May 18 in Sartell

I thought this might be of interest to some – either to attend or to try to replicate in your area…

The House Small Business Committee recently held a hearing on the devastating effects cybersecurity incidents have on small businesses.  Some statistics that were reported include:

  • 60% of small companies close within six months of a cyberattack
  • 71% of cyberattacks occurred in companies with fewer than 100 employees in 2012
  • $32,000 was the average cost of a cyberattack in 2014

On May 18 you will have the opportunity to hear from experts on ways to protect yourself and your customers from cyberattacks at the Cybersecurity Colloquium in Sartell, MN.

Learn more and register at

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About Ann Treacy

I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. I have been interested or involved in providing access to information through the Internet since 1994, when I worked for Minnesota’s first Internet service provider. I am pleased to be a part of the Blandin on Broadband Team. I also work with MN Coalition on Government Information, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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