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 [...]

23 03, 2017

U.S. Chamber, Salt Lake Chamber Bring Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign to Salt Lake City

By | March 23rd, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Salt Lake Chamber, hosted a cybersecurity conference today aimed at helping small and mid-size businesses develop, evaluate, and strengthen their cybersecurity programs. “One of the biggest threats to Utah business that often goes unmentioned: cyber attacks,” said Lane Beattie, president and CEO [...]

22 02, 2017

The State of American Cybersecurity

By | February 22nd, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity Month|0 Comments

Originally purchased in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Above the Fold, on February 6, 2017. Click here to view. U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue outlined our American Growth Agenda during his annual State of American Business address in January.  Economic growth is the Chamber’s No. 1 priority for 2017, and it [...]

28 10, 2016

Cybersecurity Solutions Recap

By | October 28th, 2016|Blog, Cybersecurity Month|0 Comments

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) and the Salt Lake Chamber is joining the Department of Homeland Security’s STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™  Campaign and its partners across the nation to highlight the importance of cybersecurity. As part of recognizing Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Salt Lake Chamber hosted a panel discussion focused on what businesses can [...]