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MindBite: Cyber Resilience 101: Decoding Cyber Threats and Safeguarding Your Business

MindBite: Cyber Resilience 101: Decoding Cyber Threats and Safeguarding Your Business

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 (11:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (MDT)


Explore the critical intersection of cybersecurity and business resilience in this condensed yet impactful MindBite presentation with Rachelle Himer. Gain invaluable insights into real-world cyber incidents and discover proactive strategies to fortify your company against evolving threats. 

Decoding Cyber Incidents: Rachelle will delve into recent cyber incidents, dissecting their methodologies and unraveling the tangible impact on businesses. As she demystifies the complexity of cyber threats with real-world case studies, providing a comprehensive understanding of the stakes involved.

Quantifying Business Impact: Examine the quantifiable repercussions of cyber incidents, including financial implications, reputational damage, and operational disruptions. Understand the multifaceted nature of these impacts and how you can take effective cybersecurity strategies for your organization

Proactive Strategies and Best Practices: Equip yourself with actionable insights to safeguard your company. From robust defense mechanisms to employee awareness programs.

Embracing Innovation: Stay ahead of the cybersecurity curve by exploring emerging technologies and trends. 

This condensed yet enlightening journey, will help you understand & gain the tools to safeguard your business and thrive in an era where digital resilience is paramount.

Who is Rachelle? Meet Rachelle Himer, CAIB, CIP and Managing Vice President for BLF Canada. Rachelle is an admired leader and insurance professional who is known for her fervent dedication to empowering others. Rachelle is a proud 35-year resident of Grande Prairie and has worked in the commercial insurance industry for 26 years.  She has gained extensive experience in various industries such as forestry, oil & gas, realty, transportation, construction and more.  Providing well-rounded advice in asset safeguarding and risk assessment as a business partner, Rachelle has become an important part of the local insurance industry holding both the Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) and Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designations, and her post-secondary education from Northwest Polytechnic. Apart from her professional pursuits, Rachelle can be found court side for nine months of the year coaching girls’ volleyball at the high school and club level. She has a true passion for empowering others to achieve their goals, be it in business or sports. Rachelle is excited to continue her journey in Grande Prairie's dynamic business community, contributing to the success of clients and aspiring individuals alike.

Where: Centre 2000  - 11330 106 Street (Al Robertson Room)

 Lunch & Check-in Time: 11:30 am - 11:55 am

Chamber Member - $25.00 + gst (please log into your Chamber account to register or call the Chamber office)

Future Member - $30.00 + gst

*A lunch will be provided, please advise of any food allergies in advance *

What is a MindBite? 

 A MindBite are dynamic lunchtime learning opportunities offered throughout the year by the Chamber of Commerce and our Chamber Champion Partners. Covering diverse business and personal topics, each session is led by Chamber Member professionals representing various industries. These 1.5-hour sessions deliver invaluable tools, practical knowledge, and real-world applications to enhance your overall business expertise. Learn from leading business experts in our community, and advance your know-how with MindBite. 

Interested in becoming a speaker? Or have a topic idea? Important: The content and theme of your presentation should be broadly applicable and relevant to all attendees, rather than being narrowly focused on your specific business or structured as a sales pitch.

Centre 2000 Gifts
11330 - 106 Street
Grande Prairie, AB T8V 7X9 Canada
Al Robertson Room.
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Wednesday, June 12, 2024 (11:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (MDT)
Check in and lunch availability will start at 11:30 am until 11:50 am. Announcements and Guest speaker will start around 11:55 am and wrap-up by 1:00 pm.
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