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Southeast Kentucky Chamber and Eastern Telephone host webinar focused on cyber security

Pikeville, KY (February 4, 2021) – In January, the Southeast Kentucky Chamber and Eastern Telephone and Technologies partnered to host a webinar focused on keeping businesses and employees safe online.

The Cyber Security 101 Webinar was designed with individuals working from home, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, in mind.

"With cyber-attacks in the national headlines, now would be a great time to learn about the basics of cyber security,” said Cory Weatherford, managed services director for Eastern Telephone.

The webinar provided some basic information those working from home could use to maintain online safety. Weatherford also shared information with attendees regarding dark web scans and test phishing emails, services of which Eastern Telephone & Technologies provides for businesses.

Southeast Kentucky Chamber President and CEO Jordan Gibson said he believes those on the call gained valuable information that will help to keep their businesses and employees safe.

“We understand that businesses have shifted their focus to online and remote,” said Gibson. “Through this partnership with Eastern Telephone & Technologies, we were able to provide some much-needed information to safeguard businesses and protect individuals from cyber-attacks and scams.”

For more information about Eastern Telephone & Technologies, or to schedule your dark web scan or test phishing email, visit them online at www.ettky.com or call 606.432.0043. For more information about the Chamber or upcoming events visit, www.sekchamber.com or call 606.432.5504.

The Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce is located at 178 College Street, Pikeville, and serves more than 500 businesses in eight Eastern Kentucky Counties: Floyd, Johnson, Knott, Lawrence, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, and Pike. The Chamber’s mission is to be a resource for businesses in Southeast Kentucky that is committed to improving the regional economy.

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