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[Audio] Murray State TSM Hosts 'Security Matters' 2016 for Area Small Businesses

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Murray State University TSM hosts Patterns of Distinction Security Matters conference April 28. On Sounds Good, Michael Ramage and Annie Dail speak with Tracy Ross about the goal of the conference and how businesses can become aware of providing levels of security against threats. 

The goal of the conference is to try to help businesses in the region stay more secure. With the number of threats out there today, from ransom ware to viruses to malware and physical threats like damage to the structure of the business, there are things businesses can do to mitigate risk.

Topics will include protecting business from a military background experience, a disaster recovery panel and staying ahead of technology and security concerns.

The conference is split into two days. the Security Matters conference is April 28, the IT Matters conference will be held on September 29 in Paducah.

The conference is free and lunch is provided.

See the conference website for agenda and registration.

Tracy started working for WKMS in 1994 while attending Murray State University. After receiving his Bachelors and Masters degrees from MSU he was hired as Operations/Web/Sports Director in 2000. Tracy hosted All Things Considered from 2004-2012 and has served as host/producer of several music shows including Cafe Jazz, and Jazz Horizons. In 2001, Tracy revived Beyond The Edge, a legacy alternative music program that had been on hiatus for several years. Tracy was named Program Director in 2011 and created the midday music and conversation program Sounds Good in 2012 which he hosts Monday-Thursday. Tracy lives in Murray with his wife, son and daughter.
Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
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