Coming Fall 2017:
Internet Security in the Age of Cyber Crime
Internet devices have become an essential part of our modern lives—but they are not without their risks. In today’s enterprise-driven workplace, your online connection presents a huge security challenge that often goes unnoticed. You use the internet every day, but one wrong click and you have opened yourself up to all manner of malware that can spread like wild fire to any internet connected device, compromising not only your business, but also your personal life.
Come and learn about the current state of Internet Security and the rapidly growing world of Cyber Crime, along with Best Practices for protecting yourself against these threats.
Topics to be covered include:
Current State of Internet Security & Cyber Crime with focus on the healthcare industry:
- Ransomware – $1B in 2016
- CEO Fraud
- Socially Engineered Phishing emails
- Data Breaches
Best Practices to protect against Cyber Crime:
- Multi-layer approach – more than just anti-virus
- Building a human firewall – awareness and training
- Password Management
- 2 Factor Authentication
Matt Dryfhout is the founder and CEO of Scout Technology Guides, an IT and Telecom Managed Services Provider based in the Lower Mainland. He desires to grow a company with an enduring influence in our community, defined by a team that exemplifies strong values, servant hearts and lasting relationships.
Sean Davis was once a Motorcycle mechanic in Uganda, and is now a Network Engineer at Scout and our in-house Internet Security expert.
Tabitha Trott is an internet security enthusiast, who believes that knowledge is our best defense in this rapidly evolving world of Cyber Crime.
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