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Hacking the Users: Developing the Human Sensor and Firewall - (BSides Nashville 2018) (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Hacking the Users: Developing the Human Sensor and Firewall

Erich Kron
ErichKron

BSides Nashville 2018
http://bsidesnash.org

CEO Fraud, W2 Fraud and ransomware all have one thing in common, they are commonly spread by phishing attacks. Phishing attacks have made Ransomware a $1billion industry in 2016 with CEO fraud and W2 fraud right there alongside it. As the bad guys get better, we must step up our game as well. Users are often overlooked as tools in your security program. This session will discuss how you can turn your users in to effective attack sensors and human firewalls to keep your organization safe from social engineering attacks such as phishing, smishing and vishing and hybrids. This session will discuss: Current phishing trends and scams The real goal of security awareness training Dealing with the politics of phishing your users Making your security awareness training count Dealing with repeat offenders

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