SMB Thought Leader Series Webinar – From CIS Controls to SMB Governance

Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 1:00 pm EDT

About this Webinar:

Join cybersecurity experts Todd Fitzgerald and Tony Sager in the second of the SMB Cybersecurity Series to learn about the popular compliance framework, the CIS Controls (formerly the SANS Critical Security Controls (SANS Top 20) to help SMBs guard against cyber threats and ransomware. The Center for Internet Security (CIS) has released version 8 with specific guidelines for dealing with ransomware, and Todd and Tony are here to share their expertise on the CIS Controls version 8, as well as other tips and tricks for mitigating ransomware and other SMB cybersecurity threats.

The SMB Cybersecurity Series is free webinar series sponsored by Nodeware to provide insights and advice to SMBs, MSPs, vCISOs, and partners who are actively securing small and midsize businesses.

What Attendees Will Learn:

  • Tactics – CIS 18 Controls Version 8
  • Questions from Executives & BOD to gain confidence
  • Study of Governance Models on Small State & Local Governments
  • Recommendations for SMBs to approach their cybersecurity
  •  7 Critical Factors, 4 Strategies


Tony-Sager-HeadshotTony Sager
Chief Evangelist

Tony Sager is a Senior Vice President and Chief Evangelist for CIS®. He leads the development of the CIS Controls®, a worldwide consensus project to find and support technical best practices in cybersecurity. Sager champions the use of CIS Controls and other solutions gleaned from previous cyber-attacks to improve global cyber defense. He also nurtures CIS’s independent worldwide community of volunteers, encouraging them to make their enterprise, and the connected world, a safer place. In November 2018, he added strategy development and outreach for CIS to his responsibilities.

Todd Fitzgerald
Author and VP, Cybersecurity Strategy at Cybersecurity Collaborative.

Todd Fitzgerald is a top-rated RSA Conference speaker, published author, and is a leading cybersecurity expert featured at international, national and local conferences for Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Information Systems security Association (ISSA), Management Information Systems Training Institute (MISTI), COSAC, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, T.E.N., and others. He has built and led multiple Fortune 500/large company information security programs for 20 years across multiple industries, named 2016-17 Chicago CISO of the Year by AITP, ISSA, ISACA, InfraGard and SIM, ranked Top 50 Information Security Executive, and Information Security Executive (ISE) Award Finalist, and named Ponemon Institute Fellow.