What You'll Learn
Part of our Digital Essentials series, these fast-paced, 2-hour workshops are designed to introduce you to cutting-edge topics quickly and affordably. These workshops explore transformative tools, technologies and ideas that can truly empower you in work, life and creative pursuits.
The Cybersecurity Digital Essentials Workshop provides an opportunity for entrepreneurial individuals and small business owners to learn about key aspects of cybersecurity for protecting sensitive information. The course teaches ways in which organizations are getting hacked, along with actionable steps, tools, and guidance for developing protocols to defend against the attackers.
- Who is being targeted and why?
- How do organizations get breached?
- Apps & tools to improve your security posture.
- Organizational cultures that contribute to getting breached.
- Social engineering and security awareness.
State of the hack
Learn about who is being targeted and why. From organized crime rings to nation-state actors, we'll hit the ground running with an in depth discussion about the cyber-threat landscape.
How do organizations get breached?
From unpatched systems, to poorly-coded web applications, to social engineering attacks, we dive deeper into the actual techniques used by attackers to compromise your systems and data.
Apps & tools to improve security
Discover open source and commercial applications you can use to improve the security posture in your environment. Topics include patch management, vulnerability scanning, password management solutions and more.
Organizational cultures that contribute to getting breached
Gain an understanding about how organizational cultures left unchecked can contribute to becoming a victim of data compromise by cyber criminals.
Social engineering and security awareness
Last year over 90% of data breaches were initiated with a phishing email. The discussion covers the full spectrum of social engineering trends and techniques being used by the attackers, along with key security awareness lessons for avoiding social engineering attacks.
Presented By Steve Fox
As CEO of Security Pursuit, Steve assists organizations with information security assessments, data
breach incident handling, and security awareness program development. He holds a Master's Degree from George Washington University, along with a variety of cybersecurity industry certifications. Steve brings unique insight about the risks organizations face from malicious hackers, presenting at conferences and training events nationally, and is routinely interviewed by media publications including "The Huffington Post", "The Wall Street Journal", and "SmartMoney".
BDA Members: $30.00