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The MHCC BizCenter supports entrepreneurs in creating, growing and running a successful business through one-on-one advising and training workshops.
We are a member of the Oregon Small Business Development Center Network, which consists of 19 centers statewide.
For 31 years, Oregon’s SBDCs have provided advice, guidance and instruction to current and prospective business owners.

Oregon SBDC Hosts National Cyber Security Month

Free Online Cybersecurity Series for Small Businesses

Cyber Oregon , a program of the Small Business Development Center at Mt. Hood Community College is hosting three no cost online workshops to promote National Cyber Security Awareness Month in October.

National Cyber Security Awareness Month Topics will focus on:

October 24th 2016: Combating the Cyber Challenge for Small Businesses

Learn the current cyber situation that impact our government as well as businesses

Speaker: Smart Ocholi, Ph.D., CISSP, US Army Corps of Engineers

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October 25th 2016: Segment to Reduce Cyber Risk for Small Businesses

Learn effective ways to utilize network segmentation to combat a world of potential cyber threats.

Speaker: Steve Eaton, Greenbrier Companies

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October 27th 2016: Combating the Ransomware Virus

Learn how your company can combat Ransomware and protect your data.

Speaker: Rich Castaneda, TSP Technology Services

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All workshops will be held from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm online PST

MHCC’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will help you tackle your biggest business challenges.

Our Programs include: practical, affordable training’s  free and confidential business advising; referral and information services and access to small business resources.

Resources for Entrepreneurs:

Computer lab – use the Small Business Development Center’s computers at no cost for business research or business plan writing. For a minimum fee, you may reserve the lab for a training with your employees or customers.

Individual advising – meet individually with an advisor to get help in how to start or grow your business. Register now for business advising at no charge.

Classroom and conference room – book the Small Business Development Center classroom or conference room to meet with your employees, clients, etc.

Professional business services – we can help you find business professionals who can assist you in your various business needs.


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Address: 501 NE Hood Ave, Suite 240, Gresham OR 97030 Phone: (503) 491-7658


Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 9-5. All advising session are by appointment only.


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