Southern Ocean County Hometown Security Webinar focuses on COVID-19 Scams and Disinformation

Wednesday, June 03, 2020 10:00 AM EST

The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce continues the annual pre summer season tradition of bringing together experts from Federal, State, County and local authorities to discuss with business and community leaders the importance of security and safety issues. This year the Wednesday, June 3 Hometown Security Seminar will be hosted virtually, creating the opportunity to educate on COVID19 issues as well as answer questions surrounding security with social distancing measures.

The webinar is free with advanced registration through the chamber. It will feature presentations from the New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell, New Jersey State Police, US Department of Homeland Security, and the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office. The speakers will be discussing the latest on COVID cyber threats, COVID misinformation and disinformation campaigns, as well as a variety of much needed preparedness resources.

This marks the fourth year that the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, has worked with the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce to bring this important event to the region. The Hometown Security program is a collaborative effort to discuss information, tools, and resources that help strengthen the security and resilience of communities across New Jersey. Small businesses and other local community members engage with federal, state, and local partners to enhance information sharing and build preparedness capabilities.

Please register for the event to receive your link to the webinar.