Tricks of Their Trade: Tools Used by Cybercriminals & Mischief Makers
Location: St. Edward's University, 3001 S. Congress (Fleck Hall #305). After registering for event, refer to Event Confirmation for REQUIRED information re: parking. You must pre-register your vehicle to avoid a ticket.
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Description: Many IT tools used for legitimate purposes such as IT auditing, penetration testing, and white-hat hacking may seem like magic. They can become black magic in the hands of bad actors when used to commit evil, destructive, and criminal acts ranging from petty theft to felonies. With innocuous monikers such as pineapple, coconut, and rubber ducky (to name a few), such tools are used to steal your data, scam your phone, clone your credit cards, and more. Worse yet, these devices are inexpensive and widely available on many retail consumer websites. With the right gadget, your remote-work employees may appear to be actively toiling away when they are not anywhere near their at-home work station. Learn how to use simple techniques and tools to protect yourself and your employer from stolen data and electronic property theft.
Speaker: Zach Kelley is a faculty member at Texas State University in the Computer Information Systems department where he teaches a variety of topics that have included: Information Security, Accounting Information Systems, Business Intelligence, Programming, Agile, Statistical Analysis, and ERP. He has more than 10 years of professional experience in information technology leadership positions, more than 20 years’ experience in logistics and SCM, and far more years than he is willing to admit in IT in general. He holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems and a master's degree in Accounting and Information Technology.
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