Frederick County

Upcoming events

    • 20 Oct 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online
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    People are using online tools to attend school, work and interact with friends/family. How safe are those tools and what security steps should you take to protect your information and data? Join the Maryland Attorney General, Brian Frosh, and Joseph Carrigan, Senior Security Engineer with the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute (JHUISI) to learn how to protect you and your family from online predators. This workshop is sponsored by the Maryland Cybersecurity Council and the CASH Campaign of Maryland

     

    Brian E. Frosh is working to ensure fairness, equality, and justice for all Marylanders as the state's 46th Attorney General. Fulfilling a pledge to serve as the people's lawyer, Brian is focused on keeping communities safe, on limiting environmental damage by polluters, and on protecting Maryland consumers from fraud and predatory business practices.

     

    Joe Carrigan is also the co-host of the Hacking Humans podcast along with Dave Bittner on CyberWire where they discuss social engineering.  Joe has been a Software Engineer for over 21 years and has been working in the security field for 9 years.  He has experience in a broad range of fields including computer and software security, authentication systems, embedded systems, data migration, data integration, data warehousing and network communication.  He earned a Bachelor of Science (Computer and Information Science) from The University of Maryland Global Campus and a Master of Science in Computer Science from Capitol Technology University.


    This workshop will cover an overview of current and potential scams around the COVID-19 Pandemic including how the scams occur via malicious software purveyors, bot net operators, banking Trojan operators, mobile attack vector, SMS, Messaging apps, and email along with steps to take to avoid being a victim of these online criminals. 

    You will be sent an email with the Zoom link for the webinar when you register. 

    Live Captioning will be used for this webinar. 

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