York Chapter

Cyber-Security Threats: How Safe Are You?

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 - 7:30pm

 

Location: Yummy Grill Restaurant, 531 Atkinson Ave., Thornhill, Ontario

Fee: $15/pp includes refreshments

Registration: http://www.peoyork.com/cyber-security-threats

cyber 01Recently the media have been reporting major data security breaches that seem to occur on a daily basis. We hear about successful hacks at large well-known companies such as Home Depot, Target and Ashley Madison, yet many of us don’t realize that in fact, 60% of all targeted cyber-attacks strike small and medium sized businesses.

We face countless technology security threats in our personal and professional lives. Compromised computers can pose dangers to data, reputation and safety. This informative and interactive presentation will outline the latest in cyber-security issues and how to protect against them.

 Topics will include:

• The Internet of Things, including process control networks
• Active Hacking
• Malware/Ransomware
• Authentication, (passwords, 2 factor authentication, biometric)
• Backup and Disaster Recovery
• Mobile devices

cyber 02Our speaker, Goran Jovanovic, founder and President of Omega Network Solutions, completed his degree in Computer Science from the University of Manitoba. His internship at CERN, programming for real-time display of particle physics data, was a remarkable starting point for his long and varied career.

Using his passion and talent for all things technological, Goran has worked in computer networking for organizations ranging from international corporations to small enterprises. Now, at Omega, Goran’s top focus is security in the context of Managed IT Services for businesses. An engaging speaker, Goran is adept at educating others in the many aspects of Information Technology.

 Friends are welcome and networking encouraged!

Rick Vender, P.Eng.
Program Director – PEO York Chapter
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