News Clips: Hacks for Preventing a Data Breach: Crisis Management Expert Visits Tallahassee
Hacks for Preventing a Data Breach: Crisis Management Expert Visits Tallahassee
Tallahassee, Fla., (WTXL)- With institutions like the Democratic National Convention, and the Department of Justice (and recently the Florida Department of Agriculture) falling victim to cyber attacks, experts say any business can be a target. That’s why it’s important for executives, owners, and public relations professionals to stop wondering if a hack will happen, and instead prepare for when it does.
“If you look at the news any day of the week you see a company’s data being hacked, it’s happening more and more often everyday. It’s a serious situation,” Jay Morgan-Schleuning, the President of the Florida Public Relations Association’s Capital chapter says, “Whether you are a PR professional, a business owner or an executive, this is something that you have to deal with. You have to learn how to deal with it in your business. If your data is hacked, you have a very short period of time to deal with that. And if you do it incorrectly, it can damage the reputation of your company.”
That’s why the Florida Public Relations Association held a seminar in Tallahassee on Thursday. For the event, they brought in Sandra Fathi, the president and founder of Affect, a public relations, marketing, and social media agency in New York. Read more.
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