Small Business, Big Threat

August 8th, 2018 by admin

Small businesses are most at risk for cyber attacks because they are not aware of the unique cyber threats that target small businesses. Learn best practices for protecting your small business during this cyber security awareness seminar, hosted by UTEC.


The Small Business, Big Threat program (SBBT) was developed by the Michigan SBDC and key partners with leading expertise in the field. It aims to raise small business awareness of cybersecurity issues that could negatively impact their business. The program targets non-technical small business owners and employees. Small businesses are at risk for cyber-attacks. In fact, small businesses are more vulnerable in many ways. This presentation will cover why cybersecurity is important, multiple cybersecurity concepts, including how to cybersecure your business, and examine different every day cybersecurity scenarios. This presentation will address the most common areas for concern and action for small business owners.


  • Why Cybersecurity
  • Best Cybersecurity Practices
  • Real World Cybersecurity Scenarios
  • Cybersecurity Action Items

Featured Speaker: Scott Taber

Scott is a cybersecurity professional passionate about raising awareness of every day cyber threats and trends among the Michigan small business community.

Prior to joining the Michigan SBDC, Scott served as an IT Security Analyst at Ferris State University. As an IT Security Analyst, he managed full disk encryption, mobile device management, Office365 security policies, and provided security awareness training through multiple platforms to the different colleges and departments throughout the university. He has also assisted with incident response, vulnerability and risk assessments, data loss prevention, and data security access. With a diverse background

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