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Cyberspace Security for the Aerospace and Defense Supply Chain
Date: June 27, 2018
Location: Geotech Environmental Equipment
Address: 2650 E. 40th Ave, Denver, CO 80205
Myth: Cybersecurity is a concern for big businesses. Small businesses just aren’t on the radar.
Reality: Attackers are opportunists who look for the weakest link: All they need is one—and they have time, motivation, and financial resources. (Look at Target’s mega-hack enabled by a HVAC vendor’s cybersecurity error.)
Cybersecurity is a cost of doing business with government—but it doesn’t have to be an unreasonable financial hit. The most important message about being compliant with the NIST 800-171 guidelines is simply “get started”. Put your action plan together and work the plan! This workshop will walk you through the cybersecurity guidelines, talk you through a preliminary self-assessment, and offer templates to help you define and implement your security program. Questions addressed during the workshop include the following:
- Why should we care about cybersecurity and NIST 800-171?
- What is at risk (business and contractual impact)?
- What are current and emerging supply chain threat exposure concerns?
- Which areas did DOD identify in recent audits as the most common for noncompliance?
- Where do we start?
Let Manufacturer’s Edge help you boost your cyber (and business) resiliency and defend your competitive position within the aerospace and defense supply chain. Don’t be the weak link!
Instructor: Jennifer Kurtz, Cyber Program Director, Manufacturer’s Edge