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Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center provides technical assistance to startup and existing businesses.

ScaleUP! Kansas City helps businesses with revenues around $200K scale toward their first $1 million.

Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers helps local businesses obtain government contracts.

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SourceLink® helps communities nationwide build vibrant and vital entrepreneurial ecosystems.
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Wednesday, October 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am • Organized By Missouri SBDC at Missouri Southern State University


MSSU and Missouri SBDC along with SNC Squared Technology Group have teamed up to bring you Cyber-4-States, a business focused Cyber security event. In this conference you will hear from industry experts on all topics cybersecurity related. From how cyber security affects your businesses finances, and best financial practices, to federal and state laws regarding privacy and data security and much more! International best-selling author and cybersecurity expert Charles Henson will be presenting. Charles’s presentation draws surprising parallels as to what legitimate businesses can learn about innovation from international organized crime–a two trillion dollar a year industry. You can look forward to a full day of information that will leave you up to date on all the cyber threats your business is facing.

“A conference for business owners, CEOs, CIOs, etc. You can scope out the latest in security tech, connect with IT, legal, and law enforcement experts to make sure you know what security solutions are perfect for your business, and keep pace with developments in the cyber security industry"

Get the tools you need to craft and implement a security strategy for the digital age, hone your leadership skills and shift how the whole organization approaches security. Join us for a comprehensive update on the latest threats and solutions in cybersecurity.

There will be an all-panel Q&A so you can get answers from all of our presenters to any questions you may have.

Lunch will be provided for all in-person attendees.

Limited seats available in-person, so reserve your spot today!