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Asked & Answered: Why does my business need a cyber security plan?

March 3, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


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The answer is simple: a cybersecurity plan provides critical protection against growing fraud and cybercrime like ransomware and identity theft, which prey upon our increasing reliance on digital technologies and services connected to the Internet. Is this enough to convince you?

  • Almost 60% of Canadian companies subject to cybersecurity attacks were targeted by phishing – do you know it when you see it?
  • According to Statista, 30% of all Canadian companies suffer up to 20 cyberattacks in a 12-month period.
  • A cybersecurity plan can help your organization mitigate severe impacts from core business downtime to permanent data loss, intellectual property theft, privacy breaches, reputational damage, and expensive recovery costs.

Essential for data-focused organizations such as financial institutions, payroll providers, government departments, a cybersecurity plan is now an essential tool for all employers and organizational types. Assess risks, identify and address vulnerabilities, ensure staff alertness to potential breaches, deliver prevention-focused training, and manage proprietary information with integrity.

Our first Asked & Answered webinar of 2022, this FREE live webinar discussion features special guests Kathy Knight, Executive Director of MITTs Cyberwave, Cybersecurity Technical Centre of Excellence; Kent Smith, Partner, our CIO; and moderator Kay Gardiner, Program Director, Digital Manitoba Initiative.





March 3, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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