Networking organization the Hub is holding a panel discussion on protecting company computer networks against cybersecurity breaches Thursday.

The panel is to explore the most important precautions companies need to take and what chief information officers and chief technology officers can do to protect their organizations.

Panelists include William Brennan of Lockheed Martin, Christopher Garcia Sr. of Calibre, Kevin Jones of Thycotic Software, Chris Kauffman of Personam and Brett Wilson of Cyren.

The event begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Tower club, 8000 Towers Crescent Dr., 17th Floor, Vienna. $55 for members, $75 for everyone else.

Other events of note
Tuesday, May 20

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s Best Business Awards event begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel, 900 S. Orme St., Arlington. $45 for members, $55 for everyone else.

Wednesday, May 21

The Northern Virginia Technology Council is holding a panel discussion on “Protecting Your Company From Danger Abroad: Issues to be Wary of When Doing Business Internationally.” Panelists include Lauren Camilli of Computer Sciences Corp.; Justin J. Oliver of Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto; and Brad Ward of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. The event begins at 7:15 a.m. at the Ritz-Carlton, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean. $45 for members, $75 for everyone else.

Thursday, May 22

Daymond John, founder of clothing company FUBU, is to give the keynote at the D.C. Chamber of Commerce’s Champions Small Business Awards & Expo. The half-day event begins at 11 a.m. at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel, 999 Ninth St. NW. Admission is free. Luncheon is $100 for members, $150 for everyone else.