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Saturday, July 15 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Sucker Punches: Social Engineering Scams and Trends
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Phishing and other social engineering scams continue to proliferate and evolve with new hybrid attacks despite the best efforts of endpoint security and gateway solutions to block them. How do you keep up and what are the most effective methods for securing your organization to combat cyber crime?

This session will educate attendees about classic and current social engineering trends. It will also look at recent attacks and how the organizations could have better protected themselves.

This is not a highly technical talk, but neither is the problem it addresses. The session is intended for an intermediate experience level and will examine:
•         Current phishing trends
•         Vishing and Smishing attacks
•         CEO Fraud and W2 Scams
•         Effective mitigation strategies
•         How your end-users can be mobilized as your last line of defense. 

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Erich Kron

Erich Kron is a veteran information security professional with over 20 years’ experience in the medical, aerospace manufacturing and defense fields. He is the former security manager for the 2nd Regional Cyber Center-Western Hemisphere and holds CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, MCITP and ITIL... Read More →

Saturday July 15, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm CDT
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