October 2021 – Cybersecurity Awareness Month
Each week this October, Rigid Bits is offering free events designed to help your business overcome cybersecurity and compliance challenges. Learn about ways to reduce cybersecurity risks and build a stronger cybersecurity culture for your business.
Join our October 2021 All-Access Pass to follow along
When you sign up through the registration form at the bottom of the page, you will get weekly event breakdowns and more information about prizes, resources, and other ways to maximize cybersecurity awareness.
Weekly Intro and Blog Posts
Rigid Bits Webinars:
Build your cybersecurity awareness in our 4-part educational series. Each session is under 30 minutes.
Learn about Risk-Based Cybersecurity and how this approach helps businesses identify the most impactful and cost-effective ways to address their cybersecurity risks.
Break down cybersecurity risks involved with working outside of the office and ways to address them.
Data security and breach notification requirements can come from laws, cyber liability insurance, and 3rd parties. We share what to watch for and how to prepare.
Your Action Plan
Here’s your to-do list to put it all together and some high-impact areas to start with.
Open Q&A Drop-in Sessions:
Drop into one of our 2-hour open Q&A sessions at your leisure and ask whatever cybersecurity and compliance questions you have. Even if you want to learn from other questions, or just say hello, you are welcome to come by.
For private questions, join and send a private chat to panelists and we’ll arrange a one-off conversation.
Special Guest Webinars
Each week, we will feature an interview with special guests to hear their perspectives on cybersecurity challenges facing businesses today. Bring your own questions for the open Q&A.
Attendees of each event will be entered into a random drawing giveaway, varies by session, see registration link for details
HIPAA: End of Year Activities and How to take advantage of Safe Harbor going into 2022
Guest: Paul Redding, VP of Partner Engagement and Cybersecurity at Compliancy Group
Giveaway: $150 Amazon Gift Card, courtesy of Compliancy Group
Email Security: A Look Inside Phishing Attack Trends
Guest: Matt Petrosky, VP of Product Management at GreatHorn Email Security
Giveaway: Free Email Threat Assessment
Cyber Crime: Interview with FBI Cybersecurity and Counterintelligence
Guest: SSA Kevin M. Varpness, Supervisory Special Agent for the FBI’s Cyber and Counterintelligence Squad in Nashville, TN
Giveaway: 1 Free External Vulnerability Scan (up to 10 Ext IPs)
ID Theft: How Breaches Can Come Back to Haunt the Individuals in Our Databases
Guest: Brian Thompson, Co-Founder and CEO at defend-id
Giveaway: 1-year coverage with defend-id’s platinum program
Weekly Video Recaps – through October All-Access Pass Email List and on LinkedIn
Follow us through the October 2021 All-Access Pass to get our list featured free resources. This includes the special release of new content as it becomes available throughout October:
Cybersecurity Handbook: Your guide toward cyber resilience
Learn the basics of cybersecurity through this comprehensive guide.
Choosing a Cybersecurity Vendor: Guide and Checklist
Learn about the key factors that will help you identify the right vendor for your specific needs.
Ciphertext Puzzle and Giveaways
In addition to the giveaways during Special Guest Webinars, everyone is welcome to try to solve our Ciphertext Puzzle for their chance at more prizes.
Follow the events for keys to the puzzle and get clues in each Friday recap video.
- First person to solve the puzzle wins a $100 Visa Gift Card
- Anyone that solves the puzzle by October 31st, 2021 will be entered into a random drawing for a 2nd place giveaway of a $50 Visa Gift Card.