Cyber Security for Government Contractors with Project Spectrum and Region 9 APEX Accelerators

Cyber Security for Government Contractors with Project Spectrum and Region 9 APEX Accelerators

October 24, 2023
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Online Training

Don’t miss this webinar to learn more about Project Spectrum (PS) – the comprehensive cybersecurity resource that provides state-of-the-art cybersecurity tools and training aimed toward improving the overall cyber hygiene of the Defense Industrial Base (DIB). In recognition of the financial constraints that small businesses face relative to achieving their desired level of cybersecurity compliance, Project Spectrum offers all products and services at no cost. A DoD-supported initiative through the Office of Small Business Programs, Project Spectrum is an invaluable resource to improve cybersecurity hygiene.

  • Current Cyber Threat Landscape
  • Why Small Businesses are Lucrative Targets
  • Government Guidance, Mandates, and Requirements (NIST, CMMC, DFARS, etc.)
  • Project Spectrum’s Cyber Advisory Services
  • Project Spectrum’s Training Courses
  • Project Spectrum’s Proprietary Cybersecurity Tool Development
  • An Examination of what Happens when You Engage with Project Spectrum

After registering for this webinar, you will be emailed the access link separately. 

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Presenter: Kareem A. Sykes currently serves as Founder/Managing Partner and Director of Program Management and Operations for FTS Consulting Group, an Engineering and Technical Services firm. Headquartered in Bowie, Maryland, as a Minority & Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, FTS consists of partners with decades of experience specializing in Fire Protection/Fire Alarm Design/ Engineering, Construction Management, HVAC and Security Design Services. FTS’ current engagements and portfolio for the commercial space include end clients such as Exelon, Proctor & Gamble, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and Siemens to name a few. Additionally, Mr. Sykes’ managerial purview for FTS includes business development and procurement execution efforts within the federal marketplace for end clients such as The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)- United States Secret Service.

Mr. Sykes also manages a program called Project Spectrum, a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) recognized cybersecurity awareness initiative that offer resources, training and tools toward increasing cybersecurity awareness and hygiene for small businesses.

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Accessibility Information

All Wyoming SBDC Network programs and services are provided to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided. Contact: Jill Kline at (307) 766-3405 or [email protected]
Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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