Join us on Tuesday, January 16 for our monthly chapter meeting with a special guest speakers:


How and Why Hackers Hack and How To Best Defend
by Roger A. Grimes

Attend this presentation given by 34-year cybersecurity veteran, Roger A. Grimes, author of 13 books and over 1,200 articles on computer security, to learn why hackers hack and how they hack. Roger will discuss their motivations and discuss how today’s real-world mix of malware and human-directed sophisticated attacks, like ransomware, happen. The presentation will include a video demonstration by world renowned hacker, Kevin Mitnick, getting around multifactor authentication like it wasn’t even there. It’s an attack that would work against over 90% of today’s multifactor solutions. Most importantly, learn the four best computer security practices, that if you do well, will significantly lower your risk of being a cyber victim. This is an entertaining, informative, and practical talk that will help make you a better cybersecurity defender.


Speaker Bio
roger grimesRoger A. Grimes, Data-Driven Defense Evangelist for KnowBe4, Inc., is a 34-year computer security consultant, instructor, holder of dozens of computer certifications, and author of 13 books and over 1,300 articles on computer security. He has spoken at many of the world’s biggest computer security conferences, been in Newsweek™ magazine, appeared on television, been interviewed for NPR’s All Things Considered™, the Wall Street Journal, and been a guest on dozens of radio shows and podcasts. He has worked at some of the world’s largest computer security companies, including Foundstone, McAfee, and Microsoft. He has consulted for hundreds of companies, from the largest to the smallest, around the world. He specializes in host and network security, quantum security, identity management, anti-malware, hackers, honeypots, Public Key Infrastructure, cloud security, cryptography, policy, and technical writing. His certifications have included CPA, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH, MSCE: Security, Security+, and yada-yada others, and he has been an instructor for many of them. His writings and presentations are often known for their real-world, contrarian views. He was the weekly security columnist for InfoWorld and CSO magazines between 2005 - 2019. 


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