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Remote Security: Cybersecurity during COVID-19 (#2021-12 & #2021-13)

Remote Security: Cybersecurity during COVID-19 is intended for water and wastewater system operators, managers, administrators, and owners. This course will assist utilities and systems with difficulties they may currently be facing.

The class will overview the basics of cyber security and how remote work and crises may impact it. We will further look at schemes and tactics cyber criminals are employing now, with possible remedies and plans to thwart their attempts.

Lastly, we will look at the current situation with COVID-19, additional considerations, cyber security do’s and don’ts, and lastly tips and tricks.

Class will be held Virtually on the Zoom platform. All participants will need access to a computer, tablet, or smartphone that has Zoom videoconferencing software installed, and a good internet connection. If you don’t yet have Zoom, you can sign up and download here.

To sign up for this class, REGISTER ONLINE, or contact Jason Blais

Dates (please choose one):
April 30, 2021 (#2021-12)
May 7, 2021 (#2021-13)

8:00AM - 10:15AM (includes break)
Zoom session will begin at 7:50AM for attendance

Virtual Class through Zoom (we will email all registrants the Zoom link a few days prior to class).

Class Fee (per registrant):
MassRWA Members: FREE
Non-Members: $40

Agency Approval:
2.0 TCH's for Water and Wastewater operators

Thomas Bahun, III, is the co-owner of Tom's Water Solutions, LLC in Maine, offering technical support and consulting solutions throughout New England. He brings a diverse skill set, including an education in computer science and cybersecuirty, as well as additional technical, IT/IS, and technology expertise. He is certified by AWWA in AWIA Risk & Resiliency, and has also spent time as a lobbyist for the water/wastewater industry. He is excited to help systems throughout New England pursue compliance needs.


Cancellation Policy:
Individuals registered for one of our training classes, seminars, and/or conferences will be charged the class fee if we have not received notice of canellation at least 48 hours prior to the beginning of class. Anyone contacting MassRWA to cancel enrollment in a training session will receive a cancellation number. In the event of an emergency, which would prevent attendance, please contact MassRWA as soon as possible with the details.

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Mass Rural Water Association

781 Millers Falls Road, Northfield, MA 01360

Phone: 413-498-5779

Fax: 413-498-9943