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BLS: Managing and Investing in Your Company's Cybersecurity

  • October 09, 2018
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
  • GoToWebinar

Today, the cyber threat to companies, especially small companies, is unprecedented. Ginni Rometty, IBM’s CEO, states “Cybercrime is the greatest threat to every company in the world.”

Many small companies believe that they are immune from such cyberattacks because of their small size. Unfortunately, this is not the case. In fact, according to Symantec, over 43% of attacks in 2015 were targeted toward small businesses this number will only rise. Furthermore, only 14% of small businesses believe that their current ability to guard against cyber attacks is effective.

According to new research, Cybercrime damage costs will hit $6 trillion annually by 2021 and the human attack surface will reach 6 billion people by 2022. Because of this, it is crucial that SMEs properly invest in their cybersecurity.

Join this webinar led by Scott Shackelford, Cybersecurity Program Chair at Indiana University and Aswin Unnikrishnan, Head of Cybersecurity Operations at Paramount Software Solutions, Inc, to hear how and why Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) should invest in their cybersecurity, how much the investment will cost, and different methods and tools to invest and protect the company’s information.


  • Scott Shackelford, Cybersecurity Program Chair, Associate Professor of Business Law and Ethics, Kelly School of Business, Indiana University
    • Professor Scott J. Shackelford serves on the faculty of Indiana University where he is Cybersecurity Program Chair along with being Director of the Ostrom Workshop Program on Cybersecurity and Internet Governance. He is also an Affiliated Scholar at both the Harvard Kenney School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society, as well as a Senior Fellow at the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research, and a Term Member at the Council on Foreign Relations. Professor Shackelford has written more than 100 articles, book chapters, essays, and op-eds for diverse outlets.
  • Aswin Unnikrishnan, Head of Cybersecurity Operations, Paramount Software Solutions, Inc
    • Aswin Unnikrishnan is a security compliance professional with focus on HIPAA, GDPR, PCI DSS, NIST and ISO 27001. He has over 9 years’ experience across technology companies such as Cognizant, Polaris Financial Technology Ltd (now Virtusa Corporation) and most recently Royal Cyber Inc. Aswin is currently heading the Cybersecurity operations at Paramount Software Solutions, Inc.



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