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Release No.04.12.17-StudentArt
April 12, 2017

Chancellor’s Circle Presents Cybersecurity Briefing on April 21

To raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity in the 21st century, the College of the Canyons Foundation will hold its spring Chancellor’s Circle Breakfast Briefing on “Cybersecurity: The Threat is Real – What You Can Do to Protect Yourself” on Friday, April 21 at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center. The briefing will be conducted as a panel discussion, followed by moderator-led and audience Q&A sessions

“The issue of cybersecurity is a concern to everyone,” said Jill Mellady, chair of the Chancellor’s Circle and president/chief marketing officer at Mellady Direct Marketing. “We hope this breakfast briefing will help attendees take the necessary precautionary measures to protect themselves from becoming a victim.” 

The panel discussion will cover: 

• Cybersecurity: The Threat is Real – Howard Miller, CRM, CIC, Director of Tech Secure Division, LBW Insurance 
• You’ve Been Hit… Now What? – Ed Padilla, NE Systems Inc.
• Navigating the Legal Aspects of a Data Breach – Michael Little, Poole & Shaffery
• Your 1st Line of Security Against a Data Breach – Bob Jenner, The Network Doctor
• John Palmieri, FBI, TEC Task Force 

The briefing is scheduled 8 to 10 a.m. in the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center lobby. A light breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m., which will provide networking opportunities.

About the Chancellor’s Circle

​The Chancellor’s Circle is a partnership between College of the Canyons and a diverse group of businesses, community members, non-profit groups, government leaders and others who are committed to strengthening the community by actively supporting strong partnerships. Through their membership fees, Chancellor’s Circle members help raise funds to assist deserving students in affording college, as well as for special programs that enhance educational access for students.