Thursday, December 12, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST
Add to Calendar 


Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower Shops 
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33907

Driving Directions 


Jeanne M Sweeney 
Above Board Chamber of Florida 

Fort Myers: Ransomware for Today’s Technology!

Ransomware is a type of malware from cryptovirology that threatens to publish the victim’s data or perpetually block access to it unless a ransom is paid. Come to our December meeting and learn about this and so much more to protect you and your business in 2020!
Our Emcee:  Peter Busch, NBC2 Evening News Anchor Peter Busch is a multiple EMMY award winning journalist who anchors NBC2 News at 5, 5:30, 6 and 11pm. He won three consecutive Emmys for news reporting during his time at KPHO in Phoenix. More recently, Peter won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for a series of stories on Rio de Janeiro’s preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games.Peter has covered major national stories over his 15 years in television news, including Hurricane Katrina and the 2016 presidential election. Our Panelists:  Carrie Kerskie, is a highly sought-after national lecturer, consultant, and author on the topics of identity theft, fraud and data privacy. She is the author of the book, Your Public Identity; Because Nothing is Private Anymore. Carrie is a favorite of the media. She has contributed to articles in Consumer Reports, Huffington Post, KrebsOnSecurity.com, and MarketWatch. She appears regularly on NBC, ABC, Fox, NPR and WINK News  James Bryan Caudill-Ritter, Founder, and CEO at Pulse Technology Solutions. Pulse Technology Solutions has been serving Southwest Florida since 2006, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.  It’s always been our goal to provide enterprise-level IT practices and solutions to the small business sector, with small business prices.  Our experience has allowed us to build and develop the infrastructure needed to keep our prices affordable and our clients up and running. We partner with many types of businesses in the area, and strive to eliminate IT issues before they cause expensive downtime, so you can continue to drive your business forward.  Our dedicated staff loves seeing our clients succeed.  Your success is our success, and as you grow, we grow.  Rachel Busch, Director of Sales- Cigent Managed Services Rachel  is a certified economic developer with experience in both the public and private sectors. For over 15 years, Rachel has worked in business development, real estate, marketing & technology. She is the Director of Sales for  Cigent for Networks™, an advanced, affordable, network monitoring cybersecurity solution that stops cyberattacks before they start. Lee Noriega is the Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder of Inceptus, a full stack Managed Service Provider providing unparalleled Management, Monitoring and Cyber capabilities to Small-Medium sized businesses. Prior to founding Inceptus, Lee was the Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Operations and Sales Engineering for SKOUT CYBERSECURITY, a global, Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) and Consulting Company.  Lee is dedicated to raising public awareness of today’s cyber threat landscape and education on how organizations can defend themselves against these threats. His expertise in penetration and social engineering provides new insights to today’s cyber threats for organizations of all sizes. Featured non-profit: TBA

Register Now!

Thank you to Our 2019 Annual Sponsor
 CONRIC PR & Marketing, Tri-Town Construction, LLC, , Conditioned Air,  WGCU Public MediSpada Salon & Day Spa, Your Walking Billboard, Charlie McDonald Photography, Lady in Pink Photography, Signarama North Ft, Myers, Creative Business Coaches
Proverbs 22:1 A good name is rather to be chosen than riches, 
and loving favor rather than silver and gold.
If you would like to receive our newsletter click here to sign up. Above Board Chamber was the Champion of the 2012 and 2013 Southwest FL Choice Award for Professional Organization from the Naples Daily News. Non-members are encouraged to attend two meetings, then we would like them to consider joining us and to be part of the Above Board Chamber of Florida. For information call 239-910-7426 or visit our website at www.aboveboardchamber.com