Oh, the Humanity! Social Engineering Best Practices for the 21st Century

When:  Sep 17, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CT)


Social engineering is one of the most dangerous threats to enterprises today as many employees are working remotely and are emotionally vulnerable because of the pandemic. Whether a social engineer uses social interactions to make users feel comfortable, or they create a sense of authority and urgency, the end result is their gaining access to networks or environments where private data is stored. Because social engineering involves a human element, preventing these attacks can be tricky for enterprises. Learn as our speaker shares anonymous real-world examples of how hackers appeal to human decency and best practices on how to engage employees in training to avoid falling victim to their ploys.

Key Takeaways:

•Best practices in social engineering testing, training, and awareness programs based on current threat scenarios

•How to effectively measure and improve on testing programs

•Tips and tricks to engage employees in social engineering training

Speakers: Teddy Ansink (Avertium)

Date/Time: Thursday September 17, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM CST

Location: Virtual. A Zoom Webinar Link will be sent to registrants via email on Wednesday, September 16th.

CPE: Up to 1 hours of credit will be issued to attendees.

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Speaker Bios:

Teddy Ansink, Senior Enterprise Consultant for Avertium

Teddy Ansink, Senior Enterprise Consultant for Avertium, has over 10 years in the IT industry. He has designed, coordinated, presented and implemented many solutions including high performance computing arrays, business analytics software and managed network installations. He currently performs audits and assessments, acts at the virtual CISO for many companies in varying industries, presents at speaking engagements, performs social engineering assessments and assists the sales team as a technical representative. Teddy’s educational background includes a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, an MBA from King University, and his previous work experience stems from employment with IBM and being a veteran of the United States Navy.


Online Instructions:
Url: http://zoom.us
Login: A Zoom Webinar Link will be sent to registrants via email on Wednesday, September 16th.