TRAINING SEMINARS

Michael@michaelikaplan.com | (912) 244-0394


We WON'T Become a Statistic:  Critical Lessons for All of Us



FACT:
HACKERS know that untrained, unaware employees are the organization’s most significant security threat. In direct response, EMPLOYERS know that trained, aware employees are the organization’s most significant security asset.

The training seminars listed below were developed to meet specific needs of business, academic, and government clients utilizing a wide range of technology in support of their critical organizational missions.  The seminars have been designed for personnel operating in non-technical positions, requiring limited technical knowledge or expertise.  This critical material is presented is a manner that's easy to understand, easy to remember -- and, even more importantly -- easy to apply in any professional role or environment.


Introduction to Computer Security: Critical Lessons for Everyone
Seminar Length: 3 Hours

FACT:
In 2016 alone, cyber-crime and identity theft impacted more than 15 MILLION victims, and resulted in more than $16 BILLION in theft.  The average loss per victim was $5,130.00, 29% spent over a month resolving the issue, and 4 out of 5 victims don't know how their information was obtained.

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This seminar is perfect for computer users at home or in small businesses with a desire to enhance their safety and security on the Internet.  Primary topics in this course will include:  Computer Crime: Facts vs. Myths; Recognizing Internet Risks; Why Computer Security Matters to Everyone; Categories of Hackers and Their Motivations; Common Hacker Attack Methods; Combating Identity Theft; Best Practices for Creating Passwords; Changing User Behavior to Increase Security; Implementing Security Solutions and Countermeasures.



Computer Safety for Business Professionals: Non-Technical Security Solutions
Seminar Length: 3 Hours

FACT:
In 2016, 61% of all U.S. cyber-attacks were directed against small businesses, costing them between $84,000 and $148,000 each.  Although 60% of small businesses fail within 6-months of a cyber-attack, 90% admit to using NO data protection at all to secure company and customer information.

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This seminar is perfect for small business owners or key business personnel with a desire to enhance existing security policy.  Topics in this course will include:  Internet Policies in Business Cultures; Recognizing Risks in Networked Environments; Common Attacks Against Business Intranets; Best Practices for Creating Passwords; Enhanced Security Measures to Protect Corporate Networks; Special Considerations for Media Files, Email, and Instant Messaging; Remote Access to Business Networks; Recognizing and Defending Against Social Engineering Attacks.



Anticipating, Recognizing and Defending Against Social Engineering Attacks
Seminar Length: 3 Hours

FACT:
As advanced as technology has become, it's often much easier for cyber-criminals to exploit humans than networks and systems.  Verizon studied 42,068 security incidents that resulted in 1,935 breaches. Overall, 43% of the documented breaches involved social engineering attacks.

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This seminar is perfect for any computer user operating in business, academic or governmental entities.  Topics in this course will include:  Understanding the Power and Effectiveness of Social Engineering; Primary Categories of Social Engineering Tactics; Primary Strategies and Tactics of Social Engineering Attacks; How Small Scale Social Engineering Attacks Lead to Major Technical Attacks; Strategies to Recognize Social Engineering Behaviors; Best Defenses Against Social Engineering Attacks.


Michael@michaelikaplan.com | (912) 244-0394


Critical and Timely Topics for Corporate, Academia and Business Associations


FACT:
"Chance Favors the Prepared Mind"

Michael regularly speaks at academic institutions, conferences and discussion forums, and a variety of business organizations across the United States.  His areas of subject matter expertise include Technology for Small Business, Emerging Cyber Threats, Social Engineering Trends, and Open Source Intelligence.  His energetic lecture style and interactive teaching methods ensure the training offered to participants is interesting as well as educational.

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