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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1065
Fax:     (239) 590-1066
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SWFL Small Business Resource Network to Discuss "Cyber Liability and Security" at Monthly Event, Aug. 15
8/8/2013

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Southwest Florida Small Business Resource Network (SBRN) will host a networking and discussion event on cyber security for small business owners 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 at the Holiday Inn, Fort Myers Airport @ Town Center, 9931 Interstate Commerce Drive. SBRN, a statewide organization, is sponsored locally by Florida Gulf Coast University's Small Business Development Center.

SBRN's Social Media Summer Series concludes with "Cyber Liability and Security." Discussion facilitator Reggie Blackmon will explain the risks associated with e-business, the internet, networks, and informational assets. Small business owners will learn strategies to employ in case of cyber-attacks, including business interruption.

The evening begins with the Resource Network's monthly "Network after Five" social event where members and guests network and exchange ideas for growing their business. Cost for SBRN members is $15 per person, which includes hors d’oeuvres. Guests and unaffiliated small business owners pay $25 per person. The meeting is sponsored by Mike Willis, CPA, LLC.

Space is limited and RSVP is required. To register, go online to www.sbdcseminars.org. Deadline for registration is Wednesday, Aug.14.

The Small Business Resource Network (SBRN) provides a reliable connection between seasoned professionals who service the small business arena and the small business owner. In addition to offering consulting services, the organization conducts monthly meetings that provide topics of interest to its members. For more information on the resource network, visit www.sbrn.org.

For more information, to register for the event, or to get directions contact Lorna Kibbey, coordinator at the Small Business Development Center at (239) 745-3700.

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