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Thursday, April 25, 2024

CANCELED Valley District Cybersecurity & Construction: Threats, Trends &Tips You Need to Know 4/25/24

Start Date: 4/25/2024 4:00 PM EDT
End Date: 4/25/2024 6:30 PM EDT

Venue Name: Massanutten Technical Center

Location:
325 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Harrisonburg, VA  United States  22801

Organization Name: AGCVA

Contact:
Registration Questions?
Email: registration@agcva.org
Phone: (804) 364-5504 x201

Event-Specific Questions?
Carter Lyons
Email: carter@agcva.org
Phone: 804-364-5504 x203

Member Registration: $40
Non-Member Registration: $80
Deadline to Register: April 22 at 5:00 p.m.

Seating is limited; please register early to secure your space.  We ask that no more than 2 individuals from the same organization register.

It's easy to have a false sense of safety when it comes to cyber risk.  Contrary to what we may tell ourselves, data breaches and phishing attacks are increasing in frequency and in sophistication.

This session will arm you with the knowledge to prevent an attack and teach you how to respond in the event that you or your organization is targeted.

You will learn:
  • About specific case studies examining threats to the construction industry.
  • Social engineering attack from an inside perspective - how do Cyber Threat Actors (CTAs) hack humans?
  • Ways CTAs target the construction industry.
  • Risk mitigation approaches & resources for the construction industry.
  • An understanding of identity theft.
  • What to do if you get "stolen", including how to freeze your credit reports.
  • Malware, virus, & ransomware basics.
  • How to best protect yourself.
Presented by:
  • Dr. Edna Reid - former FBI analyst, Adjunct Faculty, JMU College of Integrated Science and Engineering
  • Rebecca Laura - Director of IT, Massanutten Regional Library

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Registration is Closed
Closed: 4/22/2024 5:00 PM

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