Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

Help for your Business


Free online courses, workbooks, webinars and programming for small and medium sized businesses in NH.

This Cybersecurity Initiative is brought to you by NH SBDC and NH Tech Alliance.

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Cybersecurity Initiative

Small businesses can no longer afford to remain unaware of cyber threats or remain complacent with inadequate technology. They have to take action to enhance their systems and processes to remain resilient in today’s online economy. 

 The Cybersecurity Initiative will provide a web-based training program that guides businesses through cyber planning practices based upon the 5 central concepts of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework: Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond and Recover. Content will be delivered via a monthly webinar series, blog articles and eCourses. Businesses can also access one-on-one confidential advising from SBDC’s team of business advisors. All program offerings are provided free of cost to New Hampshire small businesses. 

Cyber threats are growing, as are the requests for help from the business community. NH SBDC’s Phase 2 Business Resiliency Survey report (released March 2021) indicates that businesses are growing increasingly more concerned about this topic. 52% of survey respondents said they are very or somewhat concerned about Cybersecurity, up from 40% in June 2020’s Phase 1 report. 

This Cybersecurity Initiative is brought to you by NH SBDC and NH Tech Alliance, with funding from the CARES Act. Data Assured developed by Delaware SBDC.

eCourses


Cybersecurity for Small Businesses:  An overview of cybersecurity preparedness, including mitigating risk, handling incidents, and addressing remote worker concerns. 

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Live Webinars


Monthly webinars for business owners and leaders focusing on the key areas of Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond and Recover, led by NH cybersecurity experts. 

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Cybersecurity Articles


Insights from local NH cybersecurity experts, offering thoughtful guidance across the spectrum of key cybersecurity areas.

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Cybersecurity Workbook

Made specifically for business owners like you!


A major component of the initiative is access to the Data Assured program. Data Assured materials include an easy to use workbook to help businesses prepare and protect themselves from falling victim to a cyber attack and to help them recover from an attack. 

The material in this workbook equips small businesses with necessary information and resources to assist with foundational cybersecurity knowledge and practices. Fifteen other SBDC networks utilize this incredibly successful program because it has proven to work.

 

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Recent data reports that 66% of small businesses had been the target of a cyber attack
and that 63% were victims of a data breach.
- The Ponemon Institute’s 2019 State of Cybersecurity in Small & Medium Size Businesses

Data Assured Cyber Solutions

Useful Guides

Cyber Solutions

A list of tech platforms and solutions for a spectrum of cybersecurity and business offerings.

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Cyber Tips

7 Useful Tips - Approachable guidance on topics such as protection, security, education and encryption.

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Cyber Do's & Don'ts

A list of tech platforms and solutions for a spectrum of cybersecurity and business offerings.

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