Cybersecurity Roundtable: Protecting Small Businesses

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Date: May 16 2011 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States

Cybersecurity Roundtable: Protecting Small Businesses

Federal Communications Commission
Monday, May 16, 2011
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT

American small businesses have generated sixty-four percent of net new jobs over the past fifteen years,
helping to lead our nation’s innovation and economic growth. In a rapidly evolving virtual marketplace,
where each cyber attack costs small and medium sized businesses an average of nearly $200,000,
business owners must vigilantly protect against information security risks that result in billions of dollars
in lost revenue. However, many businesses continue to struggle to understand and implement available

Julius Genachowski, Chairman, FCC
Secretary Michael Chertoff, Chairman, Chertoff Group
Al Kinney, Director, Defense Cyber Security Capabilities, HP Enterprise
Ann Beauchesne, Vice President National Security & Emergency Preparedness
Department U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Chanelle Hardy, Senior Vice President for Policy, National Urban League
Cheri F. McGuire, VP, Global Government Affairs & Cybersecurity Policy, Symantec
Dave Notch, Chief Information Security Officer, Thomson Reuters
Ken Yancey, CEO, SCORE
Maurice Jones, CEO and CFO of Parkinson Construction Company
Dr. Phyllis Schneck, CTO, McAfee Public Sector

The Cybersecurity Roundtable is free and open to the public. Due to limited seating, those attending are
asked to pre-register by submitting their name, organizational affiliation and phone number to
[email protected].

Audio/video coverage of the meeting will be broadcast live with open captioning over the Internet from
the FCC's web page at The FCC’s webcast is free to the public. Those who watch the
live video stream of the event may email event-related questions to [email protected] or via Twitter
with hashtag #fcclive. Depending on the volume of questions and time constraints, the panel moderators
will work to respond to as many questions as possible during the workshop.

For additional information, contact Roger Goldblatt at (202) 418-1035 or [email protected].


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