Event Features Homeland Security Expert

Event Features Homeland Security Expert

TechFest: A Conference to Educate, Prepare, and Arm Businesses for Cyber Threats

Networks Plus, a managed IT services leader in Manhattan, Kan. will host TechFest 2022, featuring cybersecurity best practices and advice from industry experts. Readily available resources will be provided to all businesses attending the conference on April 19 at the Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Manhattan.

The Manhattan-based company has teamed up with leaders from all across the country to deliver a comprehensive, easy-to-follow format with practical take-aways which can be implemented immediately. TechFest 2022 features speakers from Datto, Watch Guard Technologies, Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce Economic Development, and the United States Department of Homeland Security.

Regional Cybersecurity Advisor of the Unites States Department of Homeland Security, Geoffrey Jenista warns, “If you are connected to the internet, you are Ukraine and Russia’s neighbor. CISA [Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency] encourages organizations of every size to have their ‘shields up’.” Current events regarding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have significantly emphasized not only the importance of having business operating systems protected and backed up, but the significance of taking those precautions immediately.

TechFest 2022 will be held April 19 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan, Kan. The event will kick off with a pre-conference workshop on Microsoft 365 Business Premium from 10 a.m. – noon with the full event picking up at 1 p.m. and concluding at 5 p.m. The company will host a social networking event immediately following. Registrations are due April 8 and space is limited. Business owners, managers, IT professionals, and office administrators are encouraged to attend. Click here for additional information.

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