Maui Business

WORKSHOP: Rock Your Business in 2019

December 16, 2018, 1:15 PM HST
* Updated December 16, 7:23 AM
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Maui businesses are invited to Maui Business Brainstormer’s (MBB) first workshop of its “Rock Your Business in 2019” event, a series of free educational workshops being offered during January.

Every entrepreneur, small business owner, owner of a mom-and-pop shop or Maui-based emerging business who wants to see their business grow in a Wi-Fi-connected world should attend this initial workshop, titled “Set Up Your WiFi Security Standards Including PCI-Compliance.”

Wi-Fi will be 20 years old in 2019. Given the importance of Wi-Fi to everyday businesses (and to our personal, social and professional lives), MBB has invited a top-notch expert and speaker on the subject, who will share how WiFi works and where it is heading, and other facts about Wi-Fi you didn’t know you needed to know.

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The WiFi Security Standards session will be held on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Maui County Business Resource Center in Kahului. The event is free, but seating is limited.

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An online RSVP is required.

Complimentary light refreshments will be served.

The Wi-Fi workshop will cover the following topics:

  • What are the parts of a Wi-Fi wireless network and how do they best fit together?
  • What are the most common points of failure with wireless Internet systems?
  • How can small businesses best implement secure Wi-Fi connectivity for customers and clients?
  • What security threats are present in Wi-Fi networks and how can they best be mitigated?
  • What is “PCI Compliance” and how does it impact credit card processing requirements?
  • Whatʻs coming next in the way of Wi-Fi wireless technology?
  • What should you do, personally, to remain safe and secure on the Internet?
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Maui resident Joseph Bardwell is the featured guest speaker.

He is president and chief scientist at Connect802 Corporation, a national wireless system solution provider founded in 1994 and based in San Ramon, California.

His professional career spans over 30 years including undergraduate studies in education and graduate-level studies in computer science, electrical engineering, and physics. He is a nationally recognized speaker and has been called on to deliver technical presentations for IBM, NASA, the National Security Agency, and many other high-tech clients in the United States and Europe. His professional career includes management and executive positions with a number of computer network industry leaders.

For more information or to RSVP, email [email protected] or RSVP online .

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