Small Business & Cyber Security

The caucus heard from cyber security experts on August 26th, 2021 about the threats facing small businesses: malware, ransomware, and phishing.
The Caucus was direct to the following resources for small businesses:


Covid-19 Resources for Businesses

Sue Bendavid, Employment attorney at Lewitt Hackman, presented to the Business and Professions Caucus tonight on August 26th, 2021 and provided several documents with resources for small businesses. You can download the documents Sue presented in this Google Drive folder here:


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Meeting August 26th, 2021

Business and Professional Caucus



  • Election of Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer – Andrew Lachman
  • Officer’s Reports
  • Update on how the Virus is currently affecting businesses in California
    • Sue Bendavid, Employment Attorney, Lewitt Hackman
  • Resources for businesses during the pandemic – Ron Galperin, Controller, City of Los Angeles
  • Special program on CyberSecurity:
    • Tai Esteban Sunnanon has been advising, researching and consulting on cybersecurity. His current professional work includes:
      • U.S. Department of Defense Fellow in Cybersecurity
      • Cybersecurity analyst with U.S. Air Force
      • Consultant with two leading U.S. Cybersecurity firms
    • Andrew Lachman – Chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Privacy and Cybersecurity Section
    • Brigette Hunley – BP Caucus Vice Chair and Chair of the Computer and Internet Caucus
    • Moderated by Cecile Bendavid – Professor of Computer Science at California State University Northridge

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