Internet Safety for Small Businesses (ISSB)

Helping small businesses navigate their digital world safely

About ISSB

What we doEstablished in November 2017, our ISSB program aims to empower small business owners and employees with the knowledge to be safer in the digital world. We raise risk awareness and help small businesses take an offensive approach to online threats with timely, easy-to-use resources. All free of charge to all digital citizens.

How we do itVolunteerism. Collaboration. Partnerships. Experts. Passion. Sharing.

ISSB is driven by Trend Micro volunteers, experts, and partnerships with nonprofit organizations committed to making the digital world a safer place. We also offer support and sponsorships to nonprofit organization events and projects dedicated to helping small businesses be safe online.

Events & Resources

Internet Safety for Small Businesses supports entrepreneurs through webinars and workshops and by partnering with the National Cyber Security Alliance and SCORE, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground.

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Additional resources

Initiative for Education Program Fact Sheet

Security News

For corporate news and research papers 

Simply Security

For our in-house experts' advice 

Security Intelligence Blog

For tech analyses on threat incidents 


Meet our volunteers While ISSB is still quite new, many passionate volunteers have already joined the initiative. Our program relies on the generosity of Trend Micro employees volunteering their time to share knowledge and educate small business communities.

Erin Johnson, Media Relations ManagerLocation: USA

Erin has a proven history of successfully translating the complicated world of cybersecurity into succinct, digestible messages for diverse audiences. She relishes the challenge of communicating technical topics to all levels of business leaders and media.

Most recently, Erin joined Trend Micro as a Media Relations Strategist specializing in threat communications after working for the company’s PR agency for the past three years. Working with Trend Micro, she discovered her passion for the cybersecurity industry and all things threat intelligence. 

William J. Malik, CISA, VP Infrastructure StrategiesLocation: USA

Bill helps clients achieve an effective information security posture spanning endpoints, networks, servers, cloud, and the Internet of Things.  This involves technology, policy, and procedures and impacts acquisition/development through deployment, operations, maintenance, and replacement or retirement.

During his four-decade IT career, Bill has worked as an application programmer with the John Hancock Insurance company; an OS developer, tester, and planner with IBM; a research director and manager at Gartner for the Information Security Strategies service and the Application Integration and Middleware service; and as CTO of Waveset, an identity management vendor acquired by Sun. 

Jon Clay, Cybersecurity ExpertLocation: USA

Jon focuses on the threat landscape and the use of big data in protecting against today’s sophisticated threats.

He has been a volunteer speaker for our Internet Safety for Kids and Families program for years. And we are excited that he is also a part of the ISSB program and presenting in webinars, like the Cybersecurity Issues for Small Businesses and Cybersecure My Business™ webinars.


Agatha Ma, Executive AssistantLocation: USA

Agatha is an Executive Assistant and immigration specialist based in our San Jose office. Agatha has been with Trend Micro for many years and has helped with our Internet Safety for Kids and Families (ISKF) program in countless ways.

We are excited that she is taking additional time out to volunteer for ISSB assisting with event materials, photography, and coordination efforts. ISSB is also benefiting from her many years of experience assisting with the ISKF program!

Contact us

For inquiries about Internet Safety for Small Businesses – whether you are interested in partnering with us, or belong to a school or an organization that would benefit from cybersecurity enablement workshops – contact us at

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