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Membership Meeting 2/26/2020

February 26, 2020 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Chapter Business Meeting Slides: 2020-02-26 Meeting Slides

Speaker Slides: Business Email Compromise (BEC)

Topic: Business Email Compromise: More Sophistication, More Problems

Business Email Compromise (BEC) is a major threat vector for the private sector. These attacks usually begin with a spear-phishing attempt, with the intent to conduct fraudulent wire transfers or take other data from an organization. This is a very sophisticated social engineering attack, so it’s important to understand the way this attack is conducted, as well as how to protect oneself and an organization. This presentation will give a deep-dive into email headers, technical issues and solutions around business email compromise attacks. While this is a technical brief, the idea is to give attendees actionable items to take back to their organization to provide awareness and relevant security configurations.

Speaker: Dr. Nikki Robinson, XLA

Nikki holds a Doctorate of Science in Cybersecurity from Capitol Technology University. Her specialization is in vulnerability management and the challenges around it. She has over 12 years in both the IT and Security fields. Nikki is a Cybersecurity Engineer with an IT background – so she brings technical descriptions to each presentation. She holds certifications in both IT and Security, including CISSP, CEH, CNDA, MCITP, and CCAA. Nikki is excited about helping people to solve issues around vulnerability management and lower their risk profile.


February 26, 2020
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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