(ISC)² Security Congress, September 18, 2013 – Chicago, IL – PhishMe, the leading provider of security behavior management services that improve employees’ resilience towards spear phishing, malware, and drive-by attacks, today announced that its CEO and co-founder, Rohyt Belani, will present at (ISC)² Security Congress in Chicago next week. Co-presenting with Brandon Dunlap of Brightfly Consulting, Belani will discuss why protecting U.S. critical infrastructure and industrial control systems (ICS), such as Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), will continue to be a key homeland security and national security issue and why spear-phishing attacks are a major threat. As the U.S. still tops the charts for providing the most comfortable hosting platforms for phishing sites internationally, the panelists will discuss the highly controversial approaches to U.S. offensive and defensive cyber strategy moving forward.
At Security Congress 2013, Rohyt will also be taking the stage with Tim Wilson, Editor of Dark Reading, and (ISC)2 Foundation Director, Julie Peeler, to offer a look at the successes and failures of security awareness training, end user psychology and social engineering methods. The goal of the session is to help enterprise security professionals diagnose problems with their user awareness programs and find methods to not only increase end users’ knowledge, but actually change their behavior to make it harder for attackers to gain entry to sensitive enterprise data. This is sure to be a hard-hitting panel with participants from all sides of the security awareness spectrum.
Rohyt will also be leading a presentation around sophisticated spear-phishing attacks, cybercrime and electronic espionage, where he will discuss the use of technical controls that are often presented as silver bullets, but continue to provide false hope and a false sense of security to employees.
(ISC)² Security Congress Session Information:
“SCADA Protection: Imminent Phishing Attacks and The U.S. Cyber Strategy”
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
11:00am – 12:00pm CT
“How Hackers Fool End Users — and How End Users Can Learn Not To Be Fooled”
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
1:45pm – 3:00pm CT
“Mal-Aware Employees: Implementing a Scalable Behavior Modification Program”
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
4:30pm – 5:30pm CT
We invite you to join PhishMe’s CEO at these sessions and to also stop by booth #3501 at McCormick Place to learn more about the importance of end user security awareness training against one of the leading cyber-attack vectors: spear-phishing.
About PhishMe, Inc.
PhishMe provides organizations the ability to improve their employees’ resilience towards spear phishing, malware, and drive-by attacks. The detailed metrics PhishMe provides make it easy to measure an organization’s progress in successfully managing employees’ security behavior. With over 4 million individuals trained in 160 countries, PhishMe has been proven to reduce the threat of employees falling victim to advanced cyber-attacks by up to 80 percent.
PhishMe’s methodology entails periodically immersing employees in simulated phishing scenarios, and presenting bite-sized, engaging training, instantly to those found susceptible. The solution provides clear and accurate reporting on user behavior, allowing customers to measure improvement over time. PhishMe works with Global 2,000 companies across many industries, including defense industrial base, energy, financial services, government, healthcare, and retail. For additional information, please visit: cofense.com.
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