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FEI Among Experts Addressing Cybersecurity for Association Conventions & Facilities Magazine

2 Apr. 2018 Posted by aadams

The Cybersecurity Challenge: Vigilant, Cyber-savvy Planners Can Beat Hackers at Their Own Game

While associations pay careful attention to virtually every aspect of their meetings when it comes to planning, promotion, content and travel arrangements, one area that is often neglected is cybersecurity and safety. And that simple fact is rendered more ominous by the reality that cyberattacks are becoming more and more frequent and ever more damaging to their victims. And by no means are associations exempt from the danger.

Vivian Marinelli, senior director, crisis management services, at Milwaukee-based cybersecurity consultants FEI Behavioral Health, agrees that cyberthreats are universal today and that no organization is immune to risk. “And the risk grows constantly,” she says, “as hacking becomes more widespread and sophisticated.”

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