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Friday, February 17 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Ransomware & Other Cyber Risks: Making Sense of Cybersecurity Headlines and Actionable Items for Mitigation

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Ransomware and other cyber-attacks continue to take place and organizations, including the education field, are finding that they do not have the resources, bandwidth, or tools in place to identify, detect and prevent such attacks. What are your actionable next steps in the midst of all that noise? In this session, Ben Hall, Senior Information Security Consultant at HBS, cuts through the rumors to unpack the headlines and provide a clear summary of the current cybersecurity landscape and what actions you should be taking. This presentation will contain some of the tactics that cyber criminals have in their playbook and learn practical tips, basic security, and risk mitigation techniques you can implement to send the bad guys looking for easier targets. 
Covered topics to include:
  • Updated defenses you’ll need against the latest ransomware
  • How to handle and respond to the rise of attacks
  • Basic steps that can help detect and prevent scenarios like some of more recent and infamous breaches
  • Steps you can take now to limit the damage if hackers come after your system

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Ben Hall

Senior Information Security Consultant, Heartland Business Systems

Friday February 17, 2023 1:00pm - 1:50pm CST
Room 22