Cybersecurity Trends and Threats

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It may be password-protected and encrypted end-to-end, but is your business' data really safe?

In this NCA webinar, Michael Lucas, Crowe Horwath, describes some of the recent trends in cybersecurity, along with key statistics and a breakdown of how many breaches occur. Throughout the presentation, Crowe will discuss how to best mitigate these risks and protect yourself.

Following the webinar, participants will:

  1. Obtain an understanding of the recent trends within cybersecurity
  2. Understand what security gaps leave a company exposed to attach
  3. Leave with a working knowledge of what initial steps totake within your companies to mitigate these risks


NCA Member Only Access

Cybersecurity Resource Booklet   Webinar Presentation Slides

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Michael Lucas, Senior Manager, Crowe Horwath
Michael Lucas

Michael is a Senior Manager in Crowe’s Risk Consulting Practice with over ten years of experience serving global clients while focusing on US and European markets. Michael has spent his career performing cybersecurity and third-party risk management services for regulated industries, focusing on large global organizations within the life sciences sector. He has performed and managed numerous projects helping clients assess, design, and run components of organization's cybersecurity and third-party risk programs. Michael's efforts have helped his clients reduce their overall technology risks and better meet their regulatory compliance obligations. Page 1 of 1 9 of 9 files

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