Coffee, Croissants, and Conversation: Don't Be the Weakest of the Herd

May 3rd, 2018

8:00-9:30 AM at The Meeting House

Coffee, Croissants, half eaten, birds eye view

Chris Riismandel of Epoch will be speaking on being secure online.

Today’s IT security concerns are at all time high and it can be overwhelming.  We will identify a checklist of some basic steps every individual or business should be doing at a minimum, to protect themselves from external threats.  We will discuss Identity Theft, PC Security, Bank Security, Password Management, and review some common breaches we see every day and how to minimize risk for you, your children and your parents.

Chris Riismandel holds a Bachelors of Science in Management Information Systems from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Masters in Business Administration in Finance from Loyola College of Maryland and multiple computer certifications. Mr. Riismandel has twenty years experience overseeing Information Technology activities for small tomedium size businesses as well as thirteen years in the fortune 500 business environment.

Chris Riismandel is the owner of Epoch, Inc., a Managed Service Provider or Outsourced IT company. Epoch works with over 85 businesses managing their IT systems. This ranges from helpdesk to custom business applications, including cloud services and cyber security. These clients range from law firms, manufacturers, and distribution companies to, among others, homebuilders and commercial appraisers. Epoch’s clients generate $200 million of business revenue. These services include Email, Remote Access, VPN, File, Applications, Virtualization, Video, CRM, and ERP, Cyber security, and Cloud Services.

Epoch also has a Managed Security Service Provider business model to address compliance requirements of our clients.

Epoch provides CIO Advisory services to the business owners regularly focusing on how businesses are being affected by technology and how technology is affecting the business. This business acumen allows Chris and Epoch to be a tremendous strategic business partner to our clients. To learn more about Chris and Epoch click here.

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