GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit for Small Business



CyberScoop‘s Editor-in-Chief, Greg Otto, got the chance to talk with Phil Reitinger, President & CEO of GCA, at RSAConference 2019, where GCA was the nonprofit sponsor for the third year.

The topic of conversation was all about the GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit for Small Business, and of course, Reitinger was more than happy to discuss the “cookbook” for basic cyber hygiene that small businesses should take advantage of.

You can watch the full interview below!

“I’ve been able to make the same prediction about cyber security ever since I started in it in 1995. Back then, I could have sat before you and said, ‘next year, things will be worse.’ That is true every year until now.”

IACD Automate recently hosted Integrated Cyber May 2019 where GCA’s President and CEO, Phil Reitinger, was a keynote speaker. He opened up his session with the quote above, and he believes cyber security will continue to worsen because our strategy is not working. “We do not have an approach that addresses the challenges of the internet,” he tells the audience.

Reitinger believes there are two interrelated problems that are causing these cyber difficulties: scale and complexity.

Watch the full keynote below to see all that our CEO has to say on cyber security, scale and complexity.


Lagos State Ministry of Justice introduced today the GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit for Small Business in an effort to reduce cybercrime in Lagos State

Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Lagos State, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, spoke on the toolkit stating, “The major driving force for the deployment of the cyber security toolkit for small businesses in Lagos State is its apparent potential to reduce cybercrime which in-turn has a significant impact on our collective gains as a Ministry that focuses on creating a crime free society.’’

Cyber security is both domestically and internationally needed. Lagos State Ministry of Justice has partnered with GCA to help prevent against cyber attacks.

GCA’s President and CEO, Phil Reitinger, and Mastercard’s Senior Vice President and Cybersecurity Evangelist, Jon Brickey, were happy to sit down with SC Media’s Executive Editor, Teri Robinson, to discuss the GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit  for Small Business at the RSA Conference last month.

Small businesses are extremely vulnerable to the same cyber attacks larger enterprises encounter, but unfortunately smaller businesses lack the resources larger enterprises have access to for protection. In the interview, Reitinger and Brickey discuss how the toolkit protects small businesses.

Click the picture below to watch the full interview.