Join us for our Data Privacy Day Speaker Series on January 27th.
Cyber Security is Everyone’s Responsibility
Virtual Presentation Series Kickoff
October 26-29 at 12:00pm PDT
Prevention of cyber security threats and vulnerabilities calls for active engagement and participation by everyone. Please join NSHE as we host a series of virtual cyber security presentations designed to demonstrate that “Cyber Security is Everyone’s Responsibility.” Through attending and participating in the interactive presentations, you will gain firsthand knowledge and insight on how to:
- Detect and avoid current phishing scams
- Best protect yourself when conducting online financial transactions and banking
- Protect yourself from being hacked on social media
- Use cyber security best practices when working and learning remotely
The presentation series is geared towards all NSHE institution community members including faculty, students and staff who have an interest in learning how to better protect their online information and their privacy. A series of four virtual presentations hosted by guest experts begins October 26 and continues through October 29.
Each presentation will run from 12:00pm - 1:00pm via BlueJeans allowing you the flexibility to attend from any remote location. You may attend as many of the presentations you are interested in. Registration is required and is limited to 490 attendees per presentation. Click here to register for this event. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to attend that presentation.
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KnowBe4 You’re Phished, with James McQuigganOctober 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Phishing scams and schemes are becoming more creative everyday as businesses and individuals find themselves targets of new tactics. The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center reported that people lost $57 million to phishing scams in one year. This year, with the pandemic creating fear and uncertainty, it is expected this number will exponentially increase. What can you do to protect yourself against scams and phishing attacks? James McQuiggan, KnowBe4 security evangelist and expert, will provide in depth information on current and emerging phishing attacks, how you can recognize them, what to do to avoid them and what to do if you fall prey to an attack. Join James on Monday, October 26 from 12:00pm-1:00pm for this interactive presentation.
James McQuiggan is a Security Awareness Advocate for KnowBe4. Prior to joining KnowBe4, McQuiggan worked for Siemens for eighteen years where he was responsible for various roles, including his most recent as Product & Solution Security Officer for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. In this role, he consulted and supported various corporate divisions on cyber security standards, information security awareness and securing product networks. In addition to his work at Siemens, McQuiggan is also a part-time faculty professor at Valencia College in the Engineering, Computer Programming & Technology Division.
James is a CISSP and within the central Florida community, he is the President of the Central Florida (ISC)2Chapter where he supports cyber security professionals with education and networking opportunities. Working with the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, he has taught the Safe and Secure Online education and awareness program to over 7,000 students, parents, teachers and the “life-experienced” (seniors) to ensure they understand the dangers of the internet.
Protecting Your Online Financial Presence and Information, with Kristin JudgeOctober 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The impact of cyber crime on businesses and personal lives continues to grow at record losses each year. During 2020, the annual value of digital payments is expected to reach $726 billion. Official statistics of online banking from the U.S. government reveal that nearly 3,500 cyberattacks against banks in the U.S. were recorded in the first seven months of 2019. The Cybercrime Support Network provides no-cost resources to help protect your personal and financial online presence and information.
Learn what you can do and who you need to contact should you become a victim of cyber crime. Kristin founded Cybercrime Support Network to provide a voice for victims of cyber crime and build a national program to improve victim services for consumers and small businesses. With funding from federal government and private sector companies, CSN is serving victims nationwide. Kristin presents on this important topic Tuesday, October 27 from 12:00pm–1:00 pm.
Kristin was elected to serve as a Washtenaw County Commissioner in 2008 and supported the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in growing cyber security outreach to state and local government officials. After elected office, she worked at the Center for Internet Security focusing on connecting state and local governments to federal services and technology needed to improve cyber security.
As Director of Government Affairs at the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), Kristin worked with Google, FTC, FBI, SBA, DHS, NIST, congressional leaders and other key stakeholders across the country to educate consumers and businesses on how to protect sensitive data. As a thought leader, Kristin has been seen on the C-SPAN Network, local news outlets and called on by technology publications like SC Magazine and Government Technology to share best practices for online safety.
She was named an SC Media “Women in IT Security Influencer” in 2017. She is a national speaker, sharing cyber security best practices with elected officials, businesses and consumers. Her first LinkedIn Learning Course, “Cybersecurity for Small and Medium Businesses: Essential Training”, teaches cyber security to SMBs based on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework. In 2017, Kristin was chosen for the third cohort in the Presidential Leadership Scholars program, which is a partnership between the presidential centers of George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Lyndon B. Johnson, to bring together a select group of leaders who share a desire to create positive change across the nation. To address the needs of cyber crime victims, Kristin founded the nonprofit Cybercrime Support Network (cybercrimesupport.org) and works with federal, state and local law enforcement and consumer protection agencies to help consumers and small businesses affected by cyber crime.
I’ve been hacked! How I survived, with Kim FairchildOctober 28, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The majority of us use social media tools for staying connected to family, friends, and business colleagues. However, social media is not without the dangers of fraud and misuse. Join Kim Fairchild, Executive Assistant to the NSHE CIO, as she shares her story of a normal Friday that started with a strange email and ended with a hack of her Facebook, getting email spam bombed, and then an attempt to open credit in her name. Kim will cover what you need to look out for, what to do, and how to move on when you have been hacked. Kim presents on Wednesday, October 28 from 12:00 to 1 pm.
Kim Fairchild is the Executive Assistant to the NSHE Chief Information Officer. She has been in higher education for 5 years, but prior to joining NSHE, she was an Executive Assistant to the VP of Compliance in the gaming industry for 9 years. Before joining the civilian workforce, she spent 22 years in the United States Air Force where she worked in Supply Chain Management. Her education includes an MFA in Creative Writing and a BA in English. Her 35 years of experience includes: office administration, Microsoft office suite, project management, web content development, travel and event planning, and inventory and supply chain management.
Cybersecurity, COVID-19, and Working and Learning from Home, with Ben WoelkOctober 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Working and learning from home is the “new norm.” For many of us the learning curve and adjustment was done at warp speed with getting connected as the primary focus. Now that we’ve settled into a new routine and norm, we need to determine the best practices for maintaining a safe environment for work and learning. Just how does one balance working, learning and personal use while maintaining a secure and safe online environment? Ben Woelk, storyteller extraordinaire from the Rochester Institute of Technology, shares with you his wisdom and insight on what you need to be aware of, and what you need to do to stay safe when working and learning online. His interactive story telling skills will engage you in an easy to learn format that you won’t soon forget. Ben’s presentation is scheduled for Thursday, October 29 from 12:00pm-1:00pm.
Ben Woelk, CISSP, CPTC, is the Program Manager for the Information Security Office at the Rochester Institute of Technology where he's developed a leading information security awareness program. Ben is a member and former co-chair of the EDUCAUSE/Internet2 Security Awareness and Training Working Group of the Higher Education Information Security Council. Ben is an Associate Fellow and a past president of the Society for Technical Communication.
He holds the CISSP (#379414), CPTC, is a CPTC trainer, and is ITIL v3 certified. Ben holds degrees from the University of Florida, Trinity International University, and the University of Rochester, and an Advanced Certificate in Technical Information Design from RIT. Ben is adjunct faculty at RIT, teaching classroom and online courses in Cyber Security Policy and Law, Technical Communication, and Introverts and Leadership. Prior to joining RIT, Ben provided technical communications and change management consulting to anumber of area Fortune 500 companies. His current interests include working with other security awareness practitioners to develop effective security awareness programs and providing mentoring and coaching to new and aspiring introverted leaders, and speaking and presenting workshops on introverted leadership, creating security awareness programs, and technical communication.
KnowBe4 You’re Phished, with James McQuiggan
Protecting Your Online Financial Presence and Information, with Kristin Judge
- Presentation Slides: Protecting Your Online Financial Presence and Information
- View Recording of Kristin Judge's Event