Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals

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For some small businesses, the security of information, systems, and networks might not be their highest priority. However, an information security or cybersecurity incident can be detrimental to a business and its customers, employees, and business partners. It is vitally important that all small businesses understand and manage the risk to information, systems, and networks that support their business. In this 4-hour workshop, you’ll learn the basics of cybersecurity, including common threats and measures you can take to protect your business.


- Describe the concepts of information security and cybersecurity

- Identify and manage your risks

- Know how to safeguard your information

- List specific actions items to identify risks, protect information, detect intrusions, respond to intrusions, recover from a loss

- Explain techniques for working safely and securely

- Identify requirements to subcontract in the DoD supply chain


Intended audience: Business owners, business production/HR/operations/IT managers, organizational leaders or decision makers


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