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2nd Annual Cybersecurity Summit

Protect your Small Business! SBDC’s 2nd Annual Cybersecurity Summit for Small Business is being held Oct 25 at the DoubleTree Hotel. interactive sessions for all levels of business and all industries throughout the day. Aikta Marcoulier (SBDC Executive Director) and Rodney Gullatte (Certified Ethical Hacker, Colorado SBDC Cybersecurity Consultant) share information about this great event and why small businesses need to attend. Fox 21 is offering a code for a FREE ticket. The SBDC wants to educate you! Use code CYBERSAFE for your free ticket. Visit to register today!

Thomas Dougherty, Jon Olafson to present at Pikes Peak Cybersecurity Summit for Small Businesses

Colorado Springs, Co. (October 22, 2019) – Denver Partners Thomas A. Dougherty and Jon Olafson will both present at the 2nd Annual Cybersecurity Summit for Small Businesses, hosted by The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center. This one-day event takes place Friday, October 25, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Colorado Springs.

The Extra with Renae Roberts [PODCAST]

Executive Director of SBDC, Aikta Marcoulier, talks about their upcoming Second Annual Cybersecurity Summit. Critical information for businesses…from beginner info to understanding international compliance. Plus, details on how you can get signed up and more.

Cybersecurity summit to arm businesses against “21st century villains”

The second annual SBDC Cyber Security Summit for Small Business will be held Friday, Oct. 25, with a full day of workshops, two keynote speakers, free one-on-one cybersecurity consulting, and cyber for small business exhibitors and resources.

Colorado Invests In Inmates To Become Business Leaders

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– A Colorado program is helping people go from inmate to entrepreneur by providing business skills to people looking to turn their lives around. The program is truly a “Fresh Start.”

Countdown to National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019 Begins

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) today announced the one-week countdown to the 16th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.

BBB, SBDC pilot ‘cyber-aware’ business badge

Businesses in the Pikes Peak region can now earn a Cyber-Aware Business badge — the first of its kind in the nation — to show they’ve “done the hard work” of protecting themselves and their customers against cyber attacks. The cyber badge is a pilot program between the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center and […]

Small-business forum focuses on minorities, inclusion

Active and deliberate inclusion of minorities contributes to business success, speakers told a crowd of more than 200 business leaders at the fourth annual State of Small Business forum. Minorities have driven the growth of small business in the United States and play a crucial role in economic development, said Tatiana Bailey, director of the […]

Coquette’s celebrates a decade in the Springs

A first-time customer approaches the counter at Coquette’s Bistro & Bakery, a hint of incredulity in her voice when she asks, “Is everything gluten free?” “All of it,” Michelle Marx, one half of the restaurant’s mother-daughter owner team, answers. “Every bit.” Michelle and her daughter, Turu Marx, have answered that question on a near-daily basis since […]
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