Toledo Web Professionals - The Cybersecurity Roadshow with Tom Germain
This traveling cybersecurity workshop seeks to bring cybersecurity awareness to creators, developers, and businesses.
You've read the headlines about the latest hack affecting millions of web users and/or credit card holders, but did you know that, possibly and unwittingly, your own website, router or web connected device could be part of a botnet used in attacks?
What never ceases to amaze is how many businesses and individuals fail to protect themselves from the hordes of hackers working in a multi-billion dollar a year illegal industry. This workshop aims to awaken you to the many dangers as well as to offer real solutions to defending yourself and your business from what could be a disastrous breach of security.
• Profile of a "black hat" hacker and what they target
• Types of attacks and how they're achieved
• Legal aspects (liability, etc.)
• Social engineering
• Sources of timely security alerts
• Basic prevention
• Penetration testing
• Web site and web server security
• Desktop and Mobile security
• Anti-virus products comparisons
Truthfully, everybody who connects to the Internet should know this stuff, so come on over, and become a more savvy, secure, and responsible Internet user!
About Stuart Budden Stuart Budden is an IT professional, co-owner and CEO of Nivsys Inc, and a professor teaching cyber security at Fanshawe College, in London, Ontario.
About Tom Germain Tom Germain is CEO of Coder Scoop Inc., a web and mobile development company in London, who has long concerned himself with security on behalf of his clients and started this workshop in May of 2017.