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Save the Date: August 16, 2018!

Hello InfraGard West Virginia,

InfraGard WV Presents a Webinar: Building An Information Security Awareness Program

InfraGard WV is working to meet the needs of our diverse membership by hosting their first webinar. We look forward to having you participate. All registrants will receive the login information prior to the webinar.

Topic: Sadly social engineering is still the number one way organizations are compromised. In this talk Bill Gardner will take an updated look at the current state of social engineering and some real-world examples on how to up your game to help your users avoid social engineering attacks.

Registration information: https://iwvma-social-engineering.eventbrite.com

Date: August 16, 2018
Time: 3 pm - 4 pm
Location: Webinar, connection information will be provided to registrants prior to the scheduled webinar.

Speaker BIO: Bill Gardner is an Assistant Professor at Marshall University, where he teaches information assurance and foundational technology courses in the Department of Forensics. Bill has spent the past four summers teaching making, cyber security, fundamental technology, and coding to to K-12 students. He spend the past summer teaching Python to middle high school students with a special emphasis on attracting girls and minorities to STEAM fields.

Bill is a past-president and information security chair at the Appalachian Institute of Digital Evidence. AIDE is a non-profit organization that provides research and training for digital evidence professionals including attorneys, judges, law enforcement officers and information security practitioners in the private sector.

Prior to joining the faculty at Marshall, Bill co-founded the SecureWV/Hack3rCon convention and is a co-founded 304geeks, a West Virginia technology networking organization. Bill is an active member of the information security community and has spoken at a number of information security conferences including AIDE, Derbycon, Shmoocon, BSides-Cincy, BSidesCleveland, and BSidesAsheville.

In addition, Bill is a co-author of "Building an Information Security Awareness Program: Defending Against Social Engineering and Technical Threats", and "Google Hacking For Penetration Testers".

More information about Bill Gardner can be found at https://www.linkedin.com/in/304blogs.

 

 

 

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