As our dependence on online connectivity grows, the opportunities for hackers to access our vulnerable computer infrastructure grows along with it. The frequent news of data breaches and lost intellectual property has given rise to the visibility of cybersecurity, making it one of today's most sought-after skills. This workshop is designed to help you understand the fundamental concepts and vocabulary of cybersecurity, including common vulnerabilities, tools, and techniques utilized to identify and mitigate risks--all illustrated with real world examples. If you are interested in learning more about cybersecurity, this course will set a foundation for more targeted learning.
Jeff Northrop, CISSP, CIPP has over 20 years of information technology experience. He currently manages a global security and compliance program for Liberty Mutual. Previous positions include CTO at The IAPP, CTO at Abistar, and Head of Technology at Heinemann Publishing.