Congresswoman Michele Bachmann will host a cybersecurity seminar, “Safeguarding U.S. Technology and Information in an Era of Globalization”, on Tuesday, May 28th from 9:00am - 12:00pm at the Stearns History Museum. The seminar will feature agents from the FBI Minneapolis Field Office and is for business owners, government officials, and others who are looking to learn more about cyber crime and ways to best protect themselves and their business online.
According to Symantec’s 2011 State of Security report, 71 percent of companies experienced some form of cyber attack in that year and, on the consumer side, the 2012 Norton Cybercrime Report estimates that globally, there are 18 victims of cyber crime per second.
“Without question, cyber crime affects everyone and cybersecurity is critical for any business with an online presence. As a member of the House Intelligence Committee, I feel strongly about this issue and want to ensure that individuals and businesses in Minnesota are informed and well-equipped to deal with cyber attacks,” said Bachmann.
WHO: Congresswoman Bachmann hosts agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation Minneapolis Field Office
WHAT: A cybersecurity seminar to inform individuals, organizations, government officials and businesses in the 6th Congressional District about the threat of cyber crime and present practical tools to reduce the risk of attacks.
WHEN: Tuesday, May 28
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Registration opens at 8:45AM
WHERE: Stearns History Museum
235 South 33rd Avenue
St. Cloud, MN 56301