“This is a multi-national non-profit organization that is focusing its resources on helping small and medium-sized businesses better protect and defend their operations from cyber threats,” Skill wrote in an email shared with this news outlet by Technology First.
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The institute is developing best practices around authentication, patching, phishing and USB use — particularly for small and medium sized businesses, Skill wrote.
The institute is inviting several businesses globally to participate in the pilot roll-out of this program — “and they have specifically invited the Dayton region to participate because of our strong working relationship with them,” Skill wrote.
Participating companies will have regular access to cyber-security experts during the pilot that runs from July 1 to Sept. 30, Skill said.
There’s no cost to participate.