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Information security basics for early stage startups

May 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Information security is critical for growing companies. Join us to learn what founders should know to keep their companies secure.

Hosted by Queen’s Partnerships and Innovation and presented by Software Secured, this workshop will outline what founders should know to keep their companies secure. There is also a small focus on the post-seed and Round A activities that they should integrate at those stages, to provide awareness and insight to prepare early if needed.

When implemented, information security can be a competitive strategic advantage for early businesses.

Attendees can expect to gain:

  • Insights on the benefits that information security has for early-stage companies
  • An understanding of information security techniques to start integrating from the pre-seed stage
  • An awareness of techniques that need to be considered in post-seed and Round A stages
  • Best next steps for getting their organization secure today

Join us on May 11th at 10:30 am for an informative and interactive workshop.

Note: Registrants will be sent the connection link 24 hours prior to the event.

About Software Secured:

Sherif Koussa is the founder and CEO of Software Secured & Reshift Security. Before starting his entrepreneurship journey, Sherif worked for Wells Fargo Bank managing application security for one of their main lines of businesses. In 2010, Sherif started Software Secured, an application security consulting firm to bring bank-grade application security to fast growing start-ups and scale-ups. Through penetration testing as a service (PTaaS), Software Secured takes a continuous and offensive approach to ensure application security year-round.

About Queen’s Partnerships and Innovation:

Queen’s University’s Partnerships and Innovation (QPI) supports the Research Portfolio’s mission to be an essential catalyst for advancing research and knowledge mobilization, strengthening Queen’s local, national and global impact.