This comprehensive one day class will help you understand the problems related to cyber security and proactively take action against them. In this course you will be informed by expert on the existing circumstances, learn how to assess your needs, prioritize your actions and create a plan.

Who should attend: Business owners and Employees who are have a vested interested in keeping company information safe.

What's included in the class:

Section I: Understanding the Problems

  • Hear from industry experts of the current situation is & real issues businesses are faced with.

  • Find out what the hackers really want and the cost to businesses.

  • Learn what laws are involved and what you must do if it does happen to you.

Section II. Assess & Analyze

  • Identify your potential threats and analyze your risks so you can put together a plan of defense.

Section III. Plan and Prioritize

  • Learn where to start to develop your plan including the resources, budget and what needs to be included.

Section IV. Cyber Insurance

  • Learn whether or not you need cyber insurance and what you need to know about it.

Section V. Communication plan

  • Who you need to communicate to and what you need to say when something happens.

Section VI. Putting it together

  • Your action plan to put in place when you leave here today.

Audrey Randall is the President of Risk Academy 101. She has over twenty five years of experience in the insurance and risk management industry with seventeen of those years as a successful sales and marketing executive in the commercial property and casualty arena. She has successfully worked with clients in a variety of industries to help them manage their risks and purchase the right insurance coverage. Risk Academy 101 is a risk management consulting firm providing affordable risk management solutions. Audrey has earned designations as a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Licensed Insurance Counselor (LIC) and Certified Risk Manager (CRM) and prior to her move to Madison served as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS).


Laura Fay is the Agency Liaison for the Bureau of Consumer Protection within the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. As the Agency Liaison, Laura travels around the state to educate the public, businesses, and law enforcement on the importance of privacy protection and data security. Laura is a graduate of the University of Washington-Seattle with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations, and has a Masters of Public Affairs from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Laura’s background in financial education and identity theft began while working as a Financial Specialist for UW Credit Union.



  • Location: Grainger Hall, UW-Madison
  • Schedule: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Dates: 
    Wednesday, November 29, 2017 REGISTER ONLINE or
     to register by phone call 608-262-3909
    Fees: $259

Cancellation policy: If you cancel before the program begins, there is a $25 cancellation fee. If you cancel after the program begins you will be charged for the full program fee. To cancel, call registration at 608-262-3909.

If there is inclement weather, please call 608-263-2221 for a recorded message after 6:30 am for day classes or after 3:30 pm for night classes