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Area Businesses Learn How to Protect Themselves from Cyber-Security Threats

Louisville, KY: Louisville, KY: With HIPAA now in full effect to protect patient privacy and the war on terrorism continuing, area businesses are discovering that it's more important than ever to protect their computer systems and electronic resources from computer security threats.

Expert, nationally certified computer security instructors from the McConnell Technology & Training Center (MTTC) are conducting computer security awareness seminars to help businesses identify the specific threats they face from cyberterrorists, viruses, worms, identity thieves, hackers, crackers, and other malicious computer threats.

"Businesses face threats from the same sources that anyone connecting to the Internet does. But they also face threats from sources such as disgruntled or careless employees, poor or non-existent internal computer security policies, industrial espionage, sabotage and vandalism." Bill Thompson, MTTC Director of Computer Technology.

Upcoming MTTC Computer Security Training Schedule:

  • "MTTC Computer Security for Business Seminar"
    May 8th, 1:30-4:30 at the iTRC on UofL's Shelby Campus. Cost is $25.00

  • "Security Fundamentals"
    May 19th-23rd, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Classroom "A," MTTC, 119 Rochester Drive

  • "Security + Preparation"
    May 26th-30th, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Classroom "A," MTTC, 119 Rochester Drive

For more information, visit or call Bill Thompson, Director, Computer Technology Program, at (502) 367-2186 ext. 701