22 11, 2017

How to stay safe on Cyber Monday

By | November 22nd, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber wishes our business community and all holiday shoppers a safe and joyful season! As many of us go about preparing for festivities it’s important to be wary of criminals who would dampen our holiday season by stealing our information and draining our bank accounts. Share the following tips with your friends, [...]

30 10, 2017

Lessons learned from the Cybersecurity Business Roundtable

By | October 30th, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, Policy|0 Comments

From left to right: Sean England, Moreton & Company; Logan Sisam,Utah Department of Emergency Mangement; Larry Finch, Competitive Edge Office Systems; Rona Rahlf,  President, Utah Valley Chamber; and Mark Poole, Manufacturing Extension Program Center. In partnership with the Utah Valley Chamber, the Salt Lake Chamber’s Cybersecurity Leadership Council led an educational seminar on [...]

25 10, 2017

Five Annoying Ways to Get Document Security Wrong.

By | October 25th, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, Policy|0 Comments

Even the smallest businesses are starting to realize document security matters.  While most stories about security breaches focus on secret government attacks and evil cyber villains, the most common threats are a lot less exciting. In practice, there are some annoyingly easy ways to lose sensitive files. 1. Leaving them in the printer tray. You [...]

12 10, 2017

Recap of the U.S. Chamber Cybersecurity Summit

By | October 12th, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, Policy|0 Comments

On October 4, 2017 the U.S. Chamber held the Sixth Annual Cybersecurity Summit in Washington, D.C. Many pivotal topics were discussed, including workforce development, the protection of critical infrastructure, the need for ‘hyper-collaboration’, among others. At the Summit, the Secretary of Homeland Security, Elaine Duke urged participation in National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and noted that, [...]

9 10, 2017

Trying to secure a government contract? Think cybersecurity.

By | October 9th, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, Policy|0 Comments

As a digital society, we unavoidably operate in a connected checkerboard of shared vulnerabilities. Inadequate security, or perhaps negligence on behalf of one party, can open a door into the entire network. In Fiscal Year 2017 the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), took action to mitigate the potential risk various DoD contractors were responsible for [...]

2 10, 2017

President’s Message: We All Have a Part to Play in Securing Our Economy

By | October 2nd, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Oftentimes when speaking with our business community I find the topic of cybersecurity commonly shrouded in myth and misapprehension. I hear, “Cybersecurity is only for IT staff to worry about,” “I’m not a target,” “I can’t afford it,” or “I’m not sure what to do.” In an effort to extinguish these cybersecurity falsehoods, reinforce awareness [...]

30 08, 2017

Cybersecurity Leadership Council engages in educational effort

By | August 30th, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, Events, Policy|0 Comments

On Wednesday, August 30, 2017 three cyber experts from the Salt Lake Chamber’s Cybersecurity Leadership Council trained Utahns from across the state. As stated by Chamber President and CEO Lane Beattie, “One of the biggest threats to Utah’s economy often goes unmentioned: cyber attacks. No matter the size of the business or organization, cyber attacks [...]

1 08, 2017

Launch of the Cybersecurity Leadership Council

By | August 1st, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, Policy|0 Comments

Innovative technological advances have transformed the economy and allowed greater connectivity and convenience to flow into the market. This shift, however, has come with new vulnerabilities and risks. Today’s criminals have taken to the digital world to undermine computer networks and critical infrastructure, stealing proprietary information from our businesses, and violating the privacy of internet [...]

7 04, 2017

U.S. Chamber Applauds Committee Passage of MAIN STREET Cybersecurity Act

By | April 7th, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, Policy|0 Comments

Originally published by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on April 5, 2017.  U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President of National Security & Emergency Preparedness Ann M. Beauchesne today issued the following statement regarding the passage of the MAIN STREET Cybersecurity Act through the Senate Commerce Committee: “We applaud the Senate Commerce Committee for passing [...]

24 03, 2017

2017 Cybersecurity Conference Recap

By | March 24th, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month|0 Comments

The 2017 Salt Lake City Cybersecurity Conference was a fantastic opportunity to engage small and medium sized businesses, as well as officials from state and federal government in a collaborative discussion about the role of cybersecurity in today’s online world. The event, hosted by the Salt Lake Chamber and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, stressed [...]