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Phishing and Social Engineering Trends in 2018: Is the Worst Yet to Come?

January 11th, 2018 at 12 PM

Rob SchenkCEO Intivix
Erich KronSecurity Awareness Advocate KnowBe4, Inc.

Ransomware has tipped the 1 billion mark and damages are expected to be around 5 billion before the year is out. Use of ransomware has evolved throughout the year with a 600% rise in URL emails delivering malware in just Q3 2017. CEO fraud (aka BEC) has cost another 5 billion according to the FBI as of May 2017. What’s next and how can you protect your organization?


Register Now and Attend The Intivix Cyber Security Webinar On January 11th at 12 PM.

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Join Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4, Erich Kron, for this webinar “Phishing and Social Engineering in 2018: Is the Worst Yet to Come?”.

Erich will discuss some of the latest trends in cybercrime and give you an insider’s perspective on what to expect for 2018 and how to prepare for it!

Key Topics Covered In This Webinar:

  • Understanding the current threat landscape
  • What you can do to make your organization a harder target for cybercrime
  • What scary new threats will be on the rise for 2018
  • How to create your “human firewall”
  • Next innovations of ransomware, phishing and social engineering

Speaker Bios:

Erich Kron, Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4, is a veteran information security professional with over 20 years’ experience in the medical, aerospace manufacturing and defense fields. He is the former security manager for the US Army’s 2nd Regional Cyber Center-Western Hemisphere and holds CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, MCITP and ITIL v3 certifications, among others. Erich has worked with information security professionals around the world to provide the tools, training, and educational opportunities to succeed in Information Security.

Rob is a Partner at Intivix and is responsible for strategy, account management and operational leadership. Rob was previously responsible for analyzing, evaluating and ranking various technologies and devices for computing magazines such as Computer Shopper, MacUser, PC Computing, and Windows Sources. Rob is an expert in IT strategy, network architecture, design and implementation including all aspects of hardware infrastructure and network applications. Rob’s specialties include Microsoft Windows Server technologies, network security, OS X and Linux systems integration, and mobile device management . Rob is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley with a B.A. in Clinical Psychology. He is technically certified in Microsoft (MCSE), Altiris, SonicWall and Qualys technologies.

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