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Larry Keating Uncovers the Cyber Risks for Farm Advisors at the CAFA Farm Management Update 2017

June 8, 2017


The Canadian Association of Farm Advisors (CAFA) in collaboration with the Ontario Institute of Agrologists (OIA) held a Farm Management Update on Thursday, June 8, 2017 to provide their members an opportunity to connect with industry experts and learn about the current issues affecting farm professionals and their businesses.

One of the hot topics covered at the event was cybersecurity because cybercrime in Canada has reached near epidemic proportions and no matter what line of business you are in, client information is a top target. Regulators are becoming more demanding about the protection requirements for any professional handling Personally Identifiable Information (PII) collected from their clients.

Larry Keating was invited to discuss the cybersecurity risks professionals are facing on a daily basis, and identify what the current and most damaging threats that are circulating in cyberspace. He also provide guidence on how to identify these risks, and how to protect businesses and their clients from falling victim.


About CAFA
The Canadian Association of Farm Advisors is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to assisting farm businesses by increasing the skills and knowledge of farm advisors.

CAFA is an inclusive organization for all qualified farm advisors and consultants. Certified Ag Farm Advisors have professional credentials and on-going industry education. As members of Canada’s only national association of Certified Ag Farm Advisors, they also attend local meetings and regional conferences to stay CURRENT with the farm sector and stay CONNECTED to a network of farm professionals for the benefit of their farm clients. For more information, please visit https://www.cafanet.ca/.



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