SBA News: CyberSecurity for Small Business - Summit happening Oct. 26

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Minnesota District Office

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Cybersecurity for Small Biz, 1/2 day seminar, Tues. Oct. 26

11th Annual CyberSecurity Summit

Oct 26, 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

While hackers target small businesses as low-hanging fruit, shrewd business owners know there are resources and strategies they can leverage to protect their assets. Complacency is never an option - why put your reputation, intellectual property and financial well-being at risk?

Join the SBA's District Director Brian McDonald, the Small Business Development Center's Associate Director Lyle Wright and others for FREE sessions for tactics, tools and approaches you can adopt to ensure your success.

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Additional SBA Training

The SBA is hosting training webinars to provide SBA to help entrepreneurs and small business owners start, grow, expand, and recover. 

To learn more and register today, visit the links below:

  • Steps for Starting a Small Business
    October 13, 1 p.m.; Register
  • COVID-19 EIDL Information Session
    Oct. 13, 11:30 a.m.; Join Online Here
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Small Business Panel 
    Oct 14, 11 a.m.; Register

  • SBA & IRS Covid Tax Relief for Employers and Business Owners
    Oct. 20, 9:30 a.m.; Register

  • Finding and Retaining Employees (with DEED CareerForce)
    Oct. 22, 10 a.m.; Register
  • CyberSecurity for Small Business (with SBDC)
    Oct. 26, 1:30 p.m.; Register
  • Greater Minnesota Procurement Fair (with PTAC)
    Oct. 26-28, 8:30 a.m.; Register
  • Workforce Panel: Creating Positive Company Culture
    Oct. 27, 3 p.m.; Register

SBA Resource Partner Trainings

  • Exploring Childcare Business Opportunities (WomenVenture)
    Oct. 7 or Nov. 11; Learn More
  • PPP & Other COVID Relief Options (SCORE)
    Oct. 12; Learn More
  • Social Media Overview and Strategy (SCORE)
    Oct. 12; Learn More
  • WomenVenture Services Overview 
    Oct. 12 or 22; Learn More
  • Delegation for Success (SCORE) 
    Oct. 13; Learn More
  • Franchising Basics (SCORE)
    Oct. 13; Learn More
  • Getting Ready (WomenVenture)
    Oct. 13 or 15; Learn More
  • Veteran Women Support Group Session (VBOC)
    Oct. 14; Learn More
  • Tracking Your Business Using Spreadsheets (SCORE) 
    Oct. 14; Learn More
  • Financial Wellness - 2 Session Series (SCORE)
    Oct. 14 & 21; Learn More
  • Restaurant Operations with Doron Jensen (SCORE) 
    Oct. 18; Learn More
  • Google Analytics 4.0 (SCORE)
    Oct. 19; Learn More
  • Understanding eCommerce Basics (SCORE)
    Oct. 19; Learn More

  • Labor Shortage – Retention (SBDC)
    Oct. 20; Learn More

  • Understanding Google Analytics To Grow Your Business (SCORE)
    Oct 26; Learn More
  • Is your website ready for 2022? (SBDC)
    Nov. 9; Learn More

    Grow Your Business With SEO 2.0 (SCORE)
    Nov. 9; Learn More
  • Northeast Minnesota Virtual Child Care Summit (SBDC)
    Nov. 10; Learn More
  • Labor Shortage - Resources from MN DEED (SBDC)
    Nov. 12; Learn More


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