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RichmondCC to hold virtual Cybersecurity Summit Oct. 13

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College will hold the 2020 Cybersecurity Summit on Oct. 13 from 2 until 5 p.m. in a virtual format. The keynote speaker for this event is Shawn Dulaney, founder and CEO of Dulaney Group Technologies, LLC. 

Dulaney Group Technologies is an information technology managed service provider specializing in guidance on how to protect against fraud and abuse. The company, founded in 2011 as an MSP, provides IT services for small and medium-sized businesses. Dulaney set out to create a game-changing solution to the problems companies were experiencing with their traditional IT services. Dulaney Group quickly recognized that businesses were drowning in an ever-increasing pool of outages and costs while struggling to advance their strategic business initiatives.

Dulaney has a background in IT networking and security and experiences including general business management and product development, including the technical aspects of operations, delivery, and evaluation.  His company builds on over 27 years of experience working with Fortune 50 companies in high availability real-time systems, internet backbone networking, data center operation, and computer virtualization. The Dulaney Group team combines advancements in technology to deliver IT solutions that reduce costs, increase availability and security with an entirely different subscription-based I.T. service model they call “Worry-Free IT.” 

Servicing different industries such as healthcare, financial, automotive, printing and graphics, insurance, legal, and retail has allowed Delaney Group Technologies the opportunity to see all the many issues that plague the small- and medium-sized business community. With many partnerships within the IT industry, their team can design customer focused solutions for their clients.

Following they keynote speaker, we will have a three session seminar series designed to help business owners protect not only your own information but also that of your clients.

The first seminar series will be the opening session conducted by Shawn DuLaney and will focus on the following: 

• What is cybercrime

• History of cybercrime

• What is cybersecurity

• Categories of cybercrime

• Ransomware

Session two, will focus on “Cyber Awareness for Small Businesses in the COVID Era,” and topics will include:

• How to securely utilize your remote workforce

• Developing a policy for employees that work remotely

• Creating a "Remote Work Checklist"

The final seminar series session will cover “Enhancing Cybersecurity in Small Businesses,” and will provide insight on:

• Cybersecurity for small &medium sized businesses

• Employee Training

• Identifying Security Gaps

• Challenges of Cybersecurity

• Managing Security

For more information about the Cyber Security Summit or Richmond Community College's Cyber Security Program or to register for this free seminar, please contact Butch Farrah, Small Business Center director, 910-410-1687 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.