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Thursday, June 23, 2022

Cybersecurity & IT: Think Your Users Won't Fall Victim to Social Engineering? - Virtual Seminar

Start Date: 6/23/2022 9:00 AM CDT
End Date: 6/23/2022 10:00 AM CDT

Venue Name: Live Virtual Course - Microsoft Teams


Organization Name: MCA Affiliate Alliance

Contact:
Jacki Conn
Email: jconn@mcakc.org
Phone: (913) 948-9200

Cybersecurity & IT: Think Your Users Won't Fall Victim to Social Engineering?

Live Webinar Via Zoom

Cost: FREE to employees of Signatory Contractors and Associate Members.

Program hosted by the MCA Affiliate Alliance.

End users have become the last line of defense in terms of protecting data. IT teams can spend their budgets and do everything they can to provide the network, but if a user falls victim to social engineering, that investment wasn't as useful as it could have been. This session will be built around covering real world examples of social engineering in regards to IT. Everyone's heard of the Nigerian prince that wants to send them gold and knows that’s fake, but what about more recent emerging trends like Business Email Compromises or Voice phishing. The presentation will feature all sorts of different social engineering examples and provide a platform for administrators to have better educated discussions with their IT teams as well as help ensure their end users understand what impact they can have on the organization’s information security.

Takeaways:

  • Understanding of the different types of social engineering, why they exist, and their primary purpose
  • Real world examples administrators can take back and share with staff to help improve their cyber knowledge.
  • Emerging technology and trends to help combat the growing threat of social engineering.
  • Identify areas for improvement within their organization they can take back to their IT and work to implement and improve their cyber hygiene.


This webinar is a part of a 3 Part Cybersecurity Summer Series!

Instructor
Keegan Bolstad - OnTech

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 6/23/2022 9:30 AM

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