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Protect yourself and your business from Social Engineering

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Now hackers are exploiting weaknesses in people rather than technology using social engineering. Social Engineering, the art of manipulating people so they give up confidential information, allowing hackers to “hack” a person instead of the network.
 
Darren Manners, Senior Security Engineer at Sycom Technologies, will examine how an organization, business, or individual may be attacked using social engineering techniques.
 
You will learn:
·       The psychology behind why we fall for social engineering attacks
·       How an innocent conversation could give a hacker access to your data
·       How to protect yourself, your business and your customers
 
Date: November 9, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, 150 Slayton Avenue, Danville VA 24540
Cost: $10.00   (Lunch will be provided)
 
About the Speaker
Darren is a seasoned IT professional specializing in Penetration Testing, Compliance, Security Awareness, Social Engineering and other forms of Offensive Information Security Practices. He spent the early part of his career with the United Kingdom Royal Naval Intelligence earning nine years’ experience as a Communication Technician Analyst. Over the next 12 years, he worked in various security roles with VAR’s achieving several certifications including CCIE, SANS Cyber Guardian - Red+Blue (1 of 38 in the world), SANS GSE (#42), CCIE Security (18929), OSCP, CISSP, and others. Darren has written papers outlining iPhone backup files for penetration testing and anomaly detection using user agent headers. Other accomplishments include being the designer of Sphere of Influence (security visualization tool) and Ice-hole (email phishing tool).
 

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