7 Things Business Owners and Executives
Must Know About Cyber-Crime
Wednesday August 19th at 1:30pm MT / 3:30pm ET
Dan Van Helden
Van Helden Agencies
Founder & CEO, Debian IT
Why has it suddenly gotten so bad out there?
What do businesses need to do to protect themselves?
Over the past few years, cybercrime has become one of the biggest threats to an organization's long term existence. More so than flood, fire, or theft, a business is far more likely to become the victim of a cyber attack than any other disaster.
Cybercriminals are operating in overdrive, and they are wreaking havoc around the globe, leaving the carnage of businesses, individuals, and families in their wake.
Why has it suddenly gotten so bad out there? What do businesses need to do to protect themselves?
In this Virtual Keynote, Debian IT CEO, Vince Fung, an Award-Winning Speaker and Best Selling Author, and Dan Van Helden of Van Helden Agencies shares with you the 7 Things Business Owners and Executives Must Know About Cyber-Crime and Cyber-Insurance. Get the insights you need to make an informed decision about what you need to have in place to protect your business.
Join us for this special Virtual Keynote where you will learn:
The business of cyber-crime and the innovative ways small businesses are targeted.
Who the bad actors are behind cyber-crime and why it matters.
Ransomware, Spear Phishing, Man-In-The-Middle, and other common attacks.
How to decide if cyber-insurance is something you need.
Why your mobile workforce may be the biggest threat to your corporate network and data.
The ins-and-outs of cyber-insurance and how it protects you and your business.
Dan Van Helden , B.Sc. (Geology) Risk Advisor, Personal and Commercial Insurance
Daniel Van Helden is a commercial risk advisor at Van Helden Agencies, a leading commercial and personal lines insurance brokerage in Alberta. With cyber insurance being a prevalent risk in today’s economy, Van Helden Agencies has successfully advised on and mitigated cyber exposures across a variety of industries for their clients. Prior to joining Van Helden Agencies, Daniel was a commercial oil and gas underwriter for Chubb Insurance, the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer.
There he was involved in a variety of exploration & production, and service contractor deals from 2016 to 2018. Prior to joining Chubb, Daniel worked as a project geologist for Canacol Energy Ltd, exploring for drilling targets in the Llanos Basin, Columbia. Daniel is a member of a variety of organizations, including the Association of Petroleum Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta, and the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists. Daniel holds a B.Sc. in Geology from the University of Alberta.
Vince Fung is the Founder and CEO of Debian Information Technology Inc., a premier IT Managed Services Provider headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from the Queen's School of Business.
Mr. Fung is a leading IT industry expert and award-winning speaker at numerous technology conferences across the US and Canada including the New York City Bar Association, Harvard Club of Boston and the NASDAQ. He is the author of several books including “Business As Usual – How COVID-19 Has Likely Changed the Way We Work… Forever!” and “Fortify I.T. – Cyber Security & The Modern Workplace,” recognized as one of the Top 20 Leaders of 2019 by Business in Calgary, was featured in Avenue Magazine's prestigious Top 40 Under 40 List and nominated for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year award.
For over two decades, he has been dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and their businesses with mitigating cyber security risks and implementing technology that drives business initiatives and works the way it’s supposed to. He is passionate about building and maintaining a "kick-ass" company culture of teamwork and collaboration, the constant pursuit of growth and learning, and the delivery of exceptional customer experiences that WOW!
Debian IT was named one of Canada’s Top 50 Best Managed IT Companies for the four years in a row, ranked amongst the Top 501 IT Managed Service Providers worldwide for in 2017, 2018, & 2019, ranked in Canadian Business and Maclean’s Magazine’s 2018 Growth 500 list of Canada’s fastest growing companies and the Globe & Mail’s Report on Business Top Growing Companies in Canada.
Frequently Asked Questions:
I’m not a DebianIT client. Can I still join?
You sure can! The sessions are complimentary for existing clients and new friends.
Can I ask questions?
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