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!
Michael Wynn, President of Sunshine Ace Hardware, A native of Naples, FL, Michael is currently President of the family’s chain of Ace Hardware stores, as well as Chairman of the Wynn Family Board of Directors. In 2014, Michael received the hardware industry’s Top Gun Award presented by the National Retail Hardware Association. In the same year, he was also recognized as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and was inducted into the SWFL Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame. Actively involved in the Southwest Florida business and civic community, he is the Immediate Past Chair of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and Chair-Elect of the Leadership Collier Foundation. Michael is on the Executive Council of the Above Board Chamber of Florida.
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.
Jordi Tejero, Owner of CRS Technology Owner of CRS Technology Consultants (2004 – current). Growth to 3.2 million in revenues, 25 full-time employees, serving Florida, other U.S. states and Mexico. Uncommon Friends Foundation -Business Ethics Award (2015). Recipient Industry Appreciation Award Winner (2006). Lee County Office of Economic Development. FGCU Executive Leadership Series (2009). Presenter. Elite Partner (2016 – current). SolarWinds. One of 75 members worldwide tasked with strategic initiative in shaping the future of SolarWinds’ N-Able managed services Partner Council Member (2010 – 2015). Level Platforms. One of 50 members worldwide tasked with strategic initiative in shaping the future of managed services. Initial Member of Dell Consultants Network (2012 – current) Invitation by Dell to serve as their test partnership of their Dell Consultants Network nationwide. Industry Appreciation Award (2011). Horizon Council 20th Anniversary
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.
Lt. Chad Parker, Criminal Investigations Division, Collier County Sheriff’s Office Chad Parker began his career in law enforcement by serving as a military police officer in the US Army from 1992-1997. In 1997, Parker was hired by the Collier County Sheriff’s Office as a road patrol deputy. In 1999, Parker was promoted to detective and in 2001 he was promoted to Sergeant in the Criminal Investigations Division. Since 2004, Lt. Parker has supervised the Property Crimes Bureau, General Crimes Bureau, and Financial Crimes Bureau respectively. Lt. Parker is currently supervisor of the Financial Crimes Bureau, which includes: Economic Crimes, Fraud, and Auto Theft/Regulated Businesses Sections. Lt. Parker possesses a Master’s in Public Administration from Troy University and a Bachelor’s of Science in Management from Hodges University.
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