Staying Out of the Headlines: Cybersecurity Must Haves So Your City or Town Is Protected and Out of the News Webinar

Broadcast Date: 
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Ransomware, malware, and cyberattacks are putting municipalities in the news for all the wrong reasons. And it’s scary to think how easy it can happen—especially when 95% of all successful attacks over the past two years started in email. Not to worry. Ways exist to mitigate the risks of such attacks. Joe Howland, Chief Information Security Officer at VC3, will talk about these evolving threats, discuss a framework for covering all aspects of your cybersecurity, and provide you an actionable checklist that you can take back to your municipality.

PRESENTER:  Joe Howland, CISO, VC3

Joe has been in the IT industry for over 20 years and has extensive IT management experience that spans multiple industries.A UCLA grad with a degree in Mathematics Computation with a Computer Specialization, he worked with Computer Sciences Corporation for 10 years supporting defense and financial sector contracts.Joe joined VC3 in 2009 and during his time with VC3, Joe has performed in the role of Virtual CIO for some of VC3’s largest government customers. Joe is currently VC3’s Chief Information Security Officer and is responsible for VC3’s IT security as well as advising on security for VC3’s customers.

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