Cybersecurity: Reducing Your Attack Surface, Jan. 22

January 21, 2016

Whether you realize it or not, end user cybersecurity plays a major role in everyones’ lives: from your siblings to your grandparents. It affects your family, friends and even your colleagues. It is critical for all to understand how to be safer with today’s online threats. Come to this 1-hour conversation: Cybersecurity – Reducing Your Attack Surface Friday, January 22, from 12:00PM-01:00PM in 3-133 to learn more. Bring your questions to this information security open-ended general session for all. Hear from Roy and Frank Quinn (both security professionals) their thoughts and recommendations regarding the topics below.

A. Backing Your Data
B. Administrative Access
C. Operating System (OS) Patching
D. Third-party patching
E. Defenses For You
F. Passwords
G. Wireless Connectivity / Internet-VPN Usage
H. Social Networking, “What People Know About you?”
I. Maintaining Your Privacy and “Being Aware”
J. Hack the world
K. Any other security/privacy questions to ask us Contact: Roy Wattanasin cc: Monique Buchanan

Enrollment: Limited: First come, first served (no advance sign-up). Prereq: None, Open To All. Contact: Roy Wattanasin, roywatt@mit.eduPhoto from Yuri Samoilov

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