Email Security - Oops, You Clicked; Now What?

Webinar: ID# 1022795
Recorded CD or On-Demand
About This Course:

An employee is powering through their email to get caught up on the backlog, a convincing message from an old colleague entices them to click on the hyperlink provided. They now find themselves on a strange website that suggests danger. Panic sets in and they wonder if they just infected their machine or network. Unfortunately, we know this scenario all too well. More often than we would like, employees find themselves in situations where they are tempted to open a risky email.

Join us in this session to learn about what happens when users click malicious links and attachments, how cybercriminals think, and why they are compelled to assemble these schemes in the first place. After building a solid understanding behind the motive and capabilities of the social engineering tricks often presented to your employees and customers, we will then study how to build a stronger information security program to defend our customer data and funds.

Your bank has taken the important step in creating an Information Security Program to protect customer information and thwart cybercrime. But does it have the necessary components to be successful at doing so in the rapidly changing world of malware software, phishing scams, and fraud techniques? This session will address both preventive methods against social engineering and response techniques to reduce overall risk to your institution.

What You Will Learn:

  • Emerging Social Engineering trends
  • Phishing techniques and what to look for
  • Cybersecurity impacts from Social Engineering
  • Improving Information Security Programs
  • Training employees and customers
  • Testing employees and customers
  • Incident Response Programs
Who Should Attend?

Get fundamental information for Information Security Officers, Internal Auditors, and Senior Executives focused on the state of social engineering, the most common cyber threat against your institution. Most cybersecurity incidents involve components of social engineering, as they are low risk and highly effective. All members of management and the executive team will benefit from this session, which highlights what happens when you click, consequence to the bank, and best practices to address the risks.

Your Presenter

Dr. Kevin Streff is the Department Chair of Cyber Operations and Security at Dakota State, which has been recognized by the National Security Agency and The Department of Homeland Security as a national center of academic excellence in information assurance. He has extensive knowledge of the financial services industry, including banking, insurance, and credit operations, and speaks nationally on security issues and solutions relevant to small and medium-sized financial institutions.

Dr. Streff is the founder and managing partner of Secure Banking Solutions, a security consulting firm focused on improving security in financial institutions across the country. He is also Founder of InfraGard - South Dakota, a partnership program between private industry and the U.S. government (represented by the FBI). He has testified to U.S. Senate Congressional committees on behalf of small and medium-sized financial institutions regarding cyber security issues affecting their organizations, most recently in September, 2015 to Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation during a hearing entitled "Confronting the Challenge of Cybersecurity".

Email Security - Oops, You Clicked; Now What?
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