Thursday, April 25th, 2019 from 12PM - 2PM

"As a small business owner, our data is important. Without our data, we’re nothing. Without our customers’ and clients’ confidence in us to protect their data we don’t have much to stand on. [Cybersecurity] is important because our data is important."

Sam Newland
Halle, Porter, Newland, & Rickett LLP

"I’m the General Manager for a water district and obviously cybersecurity is a way that [cybercriminals] can attack us. Providing potable water is our number one goal so we want to make sure that no one can come in and mess around with our structure."

Raul Barraza
Arvin Community Services District - Water Association of Kern County

"I think this information is important because we are a really tightknit community. ARRC Technology is so generous to share this information to help support us moving forward. We’re a community at risk and we need to take the precautions to be able to continue to grow successful businesses in Bakersfield. "

Marcella Ives
M.I. Marketing


There is no cost to attend this training event.

You will receive an email confirmation following your registration.

What can I expect to learn?

How to protect your data and prevent your business from becoming the next victim of a cyberattack.

What social engineering is and how cybercriminals use certain tactics to get your data and other valuable information.

How to spot electronic distraction techniques and what to do if you suspect something is amiss.

What the different types of phishing are, how to deal with them, and how to successfully avoid them.

Why should I go?


Percentage of employees opening malicious email attachments.


Amount of security professionals who rank user awareness training the most effective tactic to prevent and block ransomware.


Goal of cyberattacks to gain financial information.

Who should attend?

We recommend business owners attend, and we encourage them to bring as many employees as they would like in order to educate as many people about the importance of cybersecurity as possible.

Frequently asked questions

Is there a cost to attend?

No. It’s a free training event we host in order to educate our community on the latest in cybersecurity and how to protect local businesses.

Will there be food at this event?

Yes, we will provide lunch at 11:30AM. Bring your appetite!

What should I bring?

You aren’t required to bring anything, although something to take notes on would be recommended. Whether that’s a notepad and a pen or a laptop, you’ll be glad you brought something.

Where will this be?