The FIRST EVER YP Development Summit was a huge success! Young professionals from across the Treasure Valley came to the Boise Centre for a half day of professional development and educational sessions from local leaders, including Boise Mayor Lauren Mclean, Adán De La Paz, Paul Hales, Erin Anderson, Jimmy Hallyburton, Chris Taylor, Allison Bruce, Dale Dixon, Mark Groves, Larry Geyer, Jeff Jackson, Gordon Jones, Jennifer Hensley, Emily Baker, Katie Gaston, and Sierra White. Then, they cheered on the Idaho Steelheads! This event was designed and executed by Boise Young Professionals, a program of the Boise Metro Chamber.
This fun and educational event was made possible by co-sponsors Lamb Weston & Vacasa; by supporting sponsors Jacksons Food Stores, Micron Technology, MassMutual Idaho, erstad; by scholarship sponsors Cutting Edge Landscape, Lamb Weston & Albertsons Companies; by headshot sponsor Better Business Bureau of Idaho, and by media sponsor Boise Weekly!
Large-scale cyber breaches, election ransomware attacks, and social engineering maneuvers are just a few threats our nation faces when it comes to cyber-crimes. It is imperative we recognize and respect the importance of cybersecurity and understand how to reduce risks and stay protected. Join our panel as they discuss securing voting systems, critical infrastructure, and what the future of cybersecurity looks like.
With much of our business going virtual, today's workforce is more connected than ever before. That connectivity brings new challenges and more vulnerabilities to our virtual business climate, potentially turning our small businesses and employees into victims of numerous cyber threats and attacks. In our discussion, cybersecurity experts will share with us the best practices for employee and device protection as well as the liability and legal steps for better cyber hygiene in our small businesses.