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ISSA-LA October Lunch Meeting

October 21, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:45 pm

Topic: Stealthy Social Engineering Demo

Speakers: Caesar Sedek, Brian H. Lee,Ying Yang,Avishkar Nikum,Yousef Ismail,Eric Pittman

Organizations are strengthening their cybersecurity programs and, in response, hackers are beginning to innovative ways they gain unauthorized access to corporate systems. Modern attacks that successfully breach the perimeter also usually create a persistent connection so that the hacker can come back to the compromised system at a later time. Furthermore, these attacks usually run in memory making it difficult to find, identify and analyze. The common vulnerability that continues to be exploited to gain a foothold is the human. People are often the weakest link and even an educated and “security aware”  user may be the easiest vector for a hacker to gain unauthorized access. This concept cannot be illustrated by a simple Power Point presentation. The live demonstration by PwC’s top penetration testing team will show detailed exploits that hackers can use when a user unknowingly opens a malicious email attachment and how current Anti-Virus methods do very little to prevent it. After the demo, PwC team will show commonly misconfigured security controls that could have prevented such an attack.



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Register early online before the Monday prior to the the event, and get a discount!
ISSA-LA Members & Members of other ISSA chapters, OWASP, ISC2, CSA & Students: $20
Non-Members: $30


October 21, 2015
11:30 am - 1:45 pm


Taix French Country Cuisine
1911 West Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90026 United States
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