Overcoming Cybersecurity Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by SCORE


Date and Time

Thursday September 17th 2020
Starting @ 12:00 pm

Location

Webinar

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Description

Cybercrimes have spiked during the COVID pandemic. In April 2020, the FBI reported an almost 300% increase in cybercrime cases. We are also seeing a huge increase of COVID-19 related phishing and business email compromise (BEC) attempts. Unfortunately, small businesses are the most vulnerable cybercrime targets. Unlike large enterprises, small businesses may not have adequate resources to protect themselves. In this webinar, cybersecurity experts Jon Clay, Mitchel Chang and Kristin Judge will help you gain some awareness and will provide high-level recommendations on cybercrime defense. The key areas discussed will include: A threat landscape update with an emphasis on what has changed since the COVID pandemic Threat protection for small businesses focusing on phishing, smishing, business email compromise (BEC) and general cybersecurity hygiene for working and schooling from home A cybercrime and fraud/scam update since the COVID pandemic BROUGHT TO YOU BY Trend Micro For nearly 30 years, Trend Micro’s unwavering vision has been to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. This single-minded passion has inspired our innovations that keep up with the bad guys despite a changing IT landscape, riskier user behavior, and constantly evolving threats. Trend Micro Initiative for Education includes all of our community outreach efforts working to provide digital safety education and user awareness. Trend Micro Initiative for Education | Facebook | Twitter More from Trend Micro ABOUT THE PRESENTER(S) Jon Clay Jon Clay has worked in the cybersecurity space for over 24 years. He is responsible for managing marketing messages and external publication of all the threat research and intelligence within Trend Micro as well different core technologies. Jon Clay Director of Global Threat Communications , Trend Micro Mitchel Chang Mitchel heads Trend’s CSR and the Trend Micro Initiative for Education—bringing his passion to make a safer digital world, decades of industry experience, and proven successes as a leader. He engages nonprofit and government organizations to help promote digital education outreach efforts. Mitchel Chang VP of Corporate Social Responsibility & Education, Trend Micro Kristin Judge 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. Kristin Judge CEO, Cybercrime Support Network KEY TOPICS Legal Issues Technology Disaster Recovery In Business Startup Register: https://www.score.org/event/overcoming-cybersecurity-challenges-during-covid-19-pandemic


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