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Mississippi State and the Mississippi Small Business Development Center are partnering to provide free cybersecurity training and resources to the state’s small business owners. (Photo by Getty Images)Contact: James Carskadon
STARKVILLE, Miss.—With more small businesses moving parts of their sales and operations online, a new initiative from Mississippi State and the Mississippi Small Business Development Center is providing cybersecurity resources and support to the state’s business owners.
The MSU Small Business Development Center Cybersecurity project brings together the resources of the university’s Small Business Development Center and MSU’s Center for Cyber Innovation to give business owners the information they need to make cost-effective cybersecurity decisions.
“MSU has a long history of supporting Mississippi small businesses and a reputation as a national leader in cybersecurity,” said MSU College of Business Dean Sharon Oswald. “I am incredibly proud that we can merge these two areas and create an invaluable resource for our state. The pandemic has underscored the increasing technology and cybersecurity demands many small businesses are facing, often with limited resources to address these issues. By providing this free resource, MSU and the Mississippi Small Business Development Center are helping our small businesses remain competitive …
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