Cybersecurity Best Practices for SMEs Explained by Denis Villeneuve

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In this episode of the CanadianSME Small Business Podcast, we welcomed Denis Villeneuve, the Cyber Resilience Practice Leader for Canada at Kyndryl. With over 15 years of experience in delivering complex security solutions across various industries, Denis is an authority in the realm of cyber resilience. His expertise includes transforming information security programs, optimizing security intelligence and operations, and managing security in digital and cloud environments.

Denis delved into the critical topic of cyber resilience, focusing on strategies and practices vital for small businesses. He’ll offer insights on how small business owners can fortify their defenses against evolving cyber threats while leveraging the latest technologies and industry standards.

Key Highlights:

  • Denis explains the concept of cyber resilience and its significance for small businesses in the digital age.
  • Insights into affordable methods for enhancing cyber resilience for resource-limited small businesses.
  • Tips on how small business owners can stay informed about the latest cybersecurity developments to better protect their ventures.
  • Denis shares actionable steps and best practices for small business owners to improve their cybersecurity stance immediately.
  • Key strategies and steps for minimizing damage and ensuring a swift recovery following a cyber incident.
  • How small businesses can benefit from partnerships with organizations like Kyndryl Canada to boost their cyber resilience.
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We extend a heartfelt thank you to Denis Villeneuve for sharing his valuable knowledge and expertise in cyber resilience. His practical advice is a significant asset to our listeners, especially small business owners navigating the complexities of cybersecurity.

We’re also grateful to our partners for making this podcast possible. A special thanks to our exclusive banking partner, RBC, our exclusive shipping partner, UPS, and our exclusive accounting software partner, Xero, for their support.

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