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IT Best Practices for Challenging Times

May 6, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A Continuing Education Webinar conducted by ESWP

Join us remotely for this web-based training presented by Wolf Consulting

When: Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Time: 12 Noon – 1:00 PM

Where: From the comfort of your own computer, successful attendance qualifies for one PDH.

Cost: Free to attend

Registration: for the webinar is required and can be completed here  (then click the register button on the left)


Rick Jones joined Wolf Consulting as Business Development Manager in 2017 where he is responsible for the management of the sales pipeline as well as the relationships with our prospective clients.   Read more here….





Sam Liberto joined Wolf Consulting as Director of Business Development in 2019, where he leads all business development activities.  Read more here….





Engineering firms across western Pennsylvania compile and manage vast amounts of digital information.  From proprietary modeling tools to client-specific work-product, this valuable intellectual property is critical to the success of consultants, clients and regulatory authorities. 

 For over 30 years, Wolf Consulting has been the region’s leader in computer support and cloud services for small and mid-sized businesses.  As a service to Engineers’ Society of Western Pennsylvania members, Wolf is pleased to host a webinar on best practices in cybersecurity, document retention and remote/virtual collaboration. 

 This session satisfies continuing education requirements.  But more importantly, it supports the business continuity, efficient data handling and risk mitigation imperatives of all stakeholders.

 Session Outline

1.       Cybersecurity (best practices)

a.       Layered security measures and why they are important.

b.       Guarding the internet gateway! 

c.       What is Multi-Factor Authentication and why is it important?

d.       Creating a human firewall.

e.       Security policy design & implementation

f.        Disaster recovery development 

2.       Document storage, backup and retention (best practices)

a.       Data back-ups frequency

b.       Back up integrity, verification

c.       Data recoverability, Recovery Time Objective

d.       Determining disaster impact for your

e.       Documenting your plans, including who is responsible 

3.       Remote/virtual collaboration (best practices)

a.       What are your “use cases”?  Operational meetings (internal)?  Sales meetings (external)? Service delivery (e.g., conferences)?

b.       What are your objectives?  Collaboration?  Documentation/Sharing?  Communications–internal/external?

c.       Do your virtual meeting tools integrate with your other documents and platforms?

d.       Are your meeting tools easy and fun to use?  How’s the quality of the “meeting”?

e.       Is your virtual meeting environment secure?




May 6, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


ESWP Webinar


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