"Securing Your Business"

A three-part series for Upstate New York businesses... and lunch is on us!

In today's interconnected world, no business is immune from potential security threats. Whether it's safeguarding against cyberattacks, navigating the ever-changing landscape of legal compliance, or understanding specific regulations such as New York's SHIELD Act, there's a growing need for vigilance.


Directive and the Otsego County Chamber are excited to announce a three-part “Lunch and Learn” series to provide area businesses with the knowledge and tools needed to protect their assets, reputation, and future growth, no matter their size or industry.


  • Part One: Cybersecurity
    Was Held: Thursday, October 25th – Sponsored by Sidney Federal Credit Union - Learn to defend your digital assets, byidentifying common threats and implementing robust security measures. Don't let your business be a victim - empower yourself and proactively protect your business.
  • Part Two: Compliance
    Thursday, November 16th  Discover how to build a compliance strategy that abides by all state and federal regulations. Failure to do so—whatever your industry is—could be exceptionally expensive, and could potentially put your business itself at risk.
  • Part Three: NY Shield Act
    Thursday, November 16th – Gain insights into New York's specific legislation, "Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security" (SHIELD) Act and how it applies to your business requirements.

No costs, no obligations, just information!

Each session will be held:

  • From 12:00-2:00pm
  • Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center – 24 Market Street Oneonta, NY 13820

Register today for this essential series, tailored specifically for the needs and challenges of small businesses!

These events are open to business owners, managers, and their team members. Seating is limited. Be sure to register today to reserve your seats.

Sign up for our Lunch and Learn Today!

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  • Part 2 & 3 - Compliance / NYS Shield Act
    November 16, 2023
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