Web Conference Overview

Most organizations do some form of security awareness training for their employees, but not all of them do it well. Organizations of all types and sizes frequently fail to build effective programs that really help employees change their behavior—and keep data safe.

In this webcast, top experts in security training will offer insights on what works best in security awareness programs—and what doesn’t. You’ll get insights on how to build a curriculum that trains employees to make smarter security decisions, preventing them from engaging in online practices that could put your corporate data at risk.

Be sure to submit your questions during registration so our presenters can get you the answers you need.

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Speakers
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George Finney
Chief Security Officer, Southern Methodist University
George Finney is the Chief Information Security and Director of Digital Interests for Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas and is the author of the Cybersecurity book, No More Magic Wands. Mr. Finney received his Juris Doctorate at Southern Methodist University's Dedman School of Law and is a licensed attorney. Mr. Finney is working to transform the IT Security and Compliance at the University through streamlining technology controls, increasing Regulatory Awareness, overseeing the IT Contracts process, implementing a vendor management program, as well as advocacy for Open Source software and processes. He has written a number of papers and presentations on Information Security and Software Licensing. He maintains a number of Industry credentials, including the Certified Information Security Systems Professional and a Certified Information Privacy Professional. Mr. Finney earned a bachelor of arts degree in liberal arts in 1999 from St. John's College in Santa Fe.
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Erika Powell-Burson
Information Security Officer, Alegeus

Erika has a creative, human and methodical approach to information security. Risk management leveraging solid frameworks, people and tools = great Security!

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Erich Kron
Security Awareness Advocate, KnowBe4

Erich Kron, Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4, is a veteran information security professional with over 18 years’ experience in the medical, aerospace manufacturing and defense fields. He is the former security manager for the 2nd Regional Cyber Center-Western Hemisphere and holds CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, MCITP, CCENT and ITIL v3 certifications, among others. He has managed the technical integration and functional testing of multi-million-dollar enterprise level technology projects within the Department of Defense, as well as large military security programs. Erich has worked with information security professionals around the world to provide the tools, training and educational opportunities to succeed in the InfoSec industry. 

Moderator
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Barbara Endicott-Popovsky
Director, Center of Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at the University of Washington

Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, Ph.D., CRISC, is Director for the Center of Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at the University of Washington - designated by the NSA as a Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and Research - and the Academic Director for the Masters in Infrastructure Planning and Management in the Urban Planning Department of the School of Built Environments. This follows a 20-year career in industry in executive and consulting positions in IT architecture and project management. Her research interests include enterprise-wide information systems security and compliance management, forensic-ready networks, the science of digital forensics and secure coding practices. She is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Scientists.