The Rise of Phishing Attacks during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Tim Holman, Nick Thomas, Andy Oldfield

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Join us to learn about the latest techniques used to bypass existing phishing prevention systems, assist your staff avoid compromise and make simple improvements to the hygiene of email domains which will improve security and confidence of your email reputation. Agenda: _______ 10:00 Tim Holman, CEO and Founder, 2|SEC Consulting, and Nick Thomas, Security Consultant _______ With Google now blocking 18 million coronavirus-related phishing emails every day, businesses must stand up and take notice and look at bolstering defences, including: * Cyber security awareness * Preventing password re-use attacks * Ensuring users have the protection they need at home * Getting the basics right. SPF, DKIM, DMARC. Don't let your business phish itself! * Preparing for increased BYOD use and extending the zero-trust model Tim will discuss the various options that are available and how businesses can make instant improvements, and Nick will cover a very relevant case study in this area. _______ 10:30 Andy Oldfield, Technical Director, Aquilai _______ We will also be introducing a unique solution from Aquilai that tackles phishing through an innovative machine learning platform, using real-time checks and linguistic analysis. Handling millions of emails every day, Aquilai have built up some very interesting research and will talk about the unexpected trends that the COVID-19 outbreak has indirectly caused. _______ 10:50: Q&A Panel Session With Speakers _______ 11:00 Close _______ This session is worth one Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit, for (ISC)2 certifications.
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Join us to get up to date information on how to secure businesses against the latest cyber threats, through expert led discussion and some great guest speakers. Presentations are led by Tim Holman, CEO and Founder at 2|SEC Consulting, who has been working as a Cyber Security Consultant, PCI DSS QSA, Incident Responder, Auditor, Penetration Tester and Trouble Maker for the past 20 years. He was one of Europe's first Microsoft MVPs for Security, President of ISSA-UK and Director on the ISSA International Board, and holds CISSP, PCI QSA and CPSA certififcations.