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David Papp is a well-recognized expert & speaker in all things tech.

With a degree in computer engineering and numerous certifications, he has established his reputation over 25 years of professional field experience. He spends his time helping businesses and individuals embrace technology and thrive in the online world.

Highly sought after for presentations, workshops, and consultations, David’s popularity as an everyday “tech guy” have made him a popular media resource, and garnered him over 150,000 Twitter followers. Local and national radio and television often call on David to provide clarity to tech related topics.

David brings an engaging and passionate perspective to the podium to educate and entertain as an author and a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers.

His presentations are fun and engaging! Through his talks, audience members are encouraged to engage with technology. Powerful presentation and media compliment the message while David walks among the crowd.

Engaging, knowledgeable, and able to bring complicated technology ideas to an audience of varying experience makes David an exceptional choice for talks about modern technology, cyber security, social media, and training.

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Current Hot Topics:

Creating an Attractive Workplace for Millennials

The demographics of today’s workforce is steadily shifting towards a younger breed of employee. We call them “Millennials” and they are becoming key players in today’s business landscape. Attracting young professionals means recognizing the modernized skills that they bring, and the kind of workplace culture they’re looking to join. Don’t get trapped in the corporate stone ages; embrace the potential of a young, progressive and technically savvy worker and learn what you can do to attract their employment and make use of today’s technologies for effective communication and collaboration.

Identify and Prevent CyberBullying

The use of online technology to intimidate, threaten and abuse people has received an increasing amount of media attention in recent years. Perpetrators often operate behind anonymous identities & digital barriers and this can cause irreversible damage to everyone involved. To safeguard and minimize the potential risks from CyberBullying, there is a growing need to increase awareness and education for how to safely participate online.

Promoting & Increasing Your Business Using Social Media

Marketing strategies have dramatically shifted with the rise of Social Media platforms. The opportunity to reach an “always-connected” marketplace is huge. This presentation asks seven important questions you should consider before you decide what social networks to engage with, and provide you with the reasons why. Learn about the power of automation, analytics and creative strategies, all of which will bring you more success online and a greater marketing ROI.

Unmasking Identity Theft & Fraud

For all its wonderful benefits, technology has left us more vulnerable to cyberattacks, fraud, privacy concerns and identity theft than ever before. How do we identify these threats and protect ourselves from the risks of being online? David, an online security expert, will help you gain awareness and to learn key prevention tips. Education is the best defense for protecting yourself!

Internet Security & Privacy / Cyber Security

Staying secure in a hyper-connected world is a growing concern. To minimize risk and protect yourself, it’s important to become educated about the issues and the best practices for prevention. David will show you the many forms of invasion (hacking, phreaking, malware, spyware, ransomware, viruses, spam, etc) and what to do if you encounter any of these unfortunate abuses of technology.

Attracting New Employees with your Website & Social Media

Does your online presence make your business attractive to prospective employees? The simple days when job seekers thumbed through the pages of the local newspaper for an opening have passed. Learning how to engage with an ideal employee requires a greater understanding of demographics, online social behaviours and effective online tools. It pays to know where your target employee is most likely to frequent online, how to utilize those marketing opportunities, and how to get the most effective message to them. This presentation will help employers reflect and pivot on these important considerations.

The Social Media Revolution

Social networking has become an integral part of the global fabric that stitches us together. Consider that today’s generation has never experienced life without the Internet, cell phones, and personal computers. It’s not going away. From Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to Pinterest, Google+ and YouTube – each of these social platforms is powerful in their own unique way. Grasp the growth and impact of Social Media, recognize the potential and decide how you can benefit moving forward! View more detailed info.

Building a Great Website (on a Budget)

A great website remains the centerpiece of a strong, modern marketing strategy. Fortunately, there are numerous online resources available to allow you to create a highly functional, dynamic and mobile friendly website without breaking the bank. This presentation introduces you to an essential checklist for getting your website project started. You’ll learn about some useful and low-cost (and many free) online tools that you should know about. Get valuable insight about optimizing your website for a better ranking in search engines. In the end, you should be proud of your website, and this will get you moving in the right direction!

Past Courses & Seminars:

  • Mobile Apps
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Social Networking 101
  • Social Networking, What Should Your Business Do?
  • Resources for an Online Detective
  • Internet Security
  • Internet Privacy
  • Penetration Testing
  • Application of Effective Security Controls within the Enterprise
  • Lessons Learned for Small Business Owners
  • FreeBSD Configuration
  • Cisco Router Configuration
  • Corporate Network Security and Privacy
  • Network Assessments
  • Cisco Firewall Configuration
  • IT Management & IT Entrepreneurs
  • Computer Privacy
  • Data Intercept & Forensics
  • Bandits and Bloodhounds – Data Interception, Routing Forensics and IP Tracking
  • Protecting Your Business Online
  • Internet Security Basics
  • Building a Better Set of Keys – I&A, Crypto, PKI, and Biometrics
  • Discover Hacking
  • History of the Internet
  • Transport Modalities
  • TCP/IP Primer

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