The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at the University of Southern Mississippi is introducing a three-part cybersecurity webinar series to discuss recommendations and best practices for cybersecurity and mitigating risk.

The webinar series is presented in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and NCS4’s Technology Alliance. The webinars are aired live and free to attend.

Session one of the series, entitled "An Overview of Cybersecurity Threats and Best Practices," is scheduled for Thursday, October 14 at 2 p.m. CDT and will be presented by Scott Breor, CISA’s Associate Director, Office of Security Programs, Infrastructure Security; and Mark McIntyre, CISSP, CCSP, Microsoft’s Senior Director/Chief Security Advisor, Security Solutions Area.

In the session, panelists will discuss cyber threats and the unified work necessary to strengthen the security, resilience and workforce of the cyber ecosystem at sport and special event venues and infrastructure. Panelists will also identify best practices and recommendations for maintaining cyber hygiene and prioritizing risks.

Click here to register for the first session. Details about the forthcoming second and third webinars will be announced soon.