The UMSA WebTracks Series provides education to participants from high-level industry speakers and specialists. As an online learning tool, UMSA WebTracks are webinars with topics that provide relevant information to those in the areas of information security, business continuity, risk management, IT and disaster recovery that can be utilized in the workplace or to future professional growth and development.
The UMSA WebTracks Series is a free education service to anyone wishing to participate. All webinars are held from 12 – 1 p.m. CST (1 p.m. EST, 10 a.m. PST). Please view our Calendar of Events for a full list of upcoming UMSA events and WebTracks, or click below for the next WebTracks event coming up.
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Previous WebTracks Series webinars:
6 high-risk lessons for website defenders
Did you know that bot fraud was predicted to take a $7.2 billion bite out of ad budgets in 2016? Simple malicious bots were originally created as command line scripts to download websites and pilfer content. Being “dumb,” they’re a dying breed. Today, advanced persistent bots (APMBs) fly under the radar of many existing security solutions and, as such, are much harder to identify and block than their predecessors.
Tune in as Edward Roberts reviews current malicious bot mitigation methodologies and their limitations, discusses the rise of APBs, in addition to their new threat vectors such as cookie harvesting, poisoning, and the enabling of malicious content injections that target websites.
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Security on the grind
Listeners listened to NMI’s Senior Software Engineer and Security Specialist, Timothy Bolton discuss the many unglamorous but extremely vital parts of the software development life cycle and the day to day security essentials your team needs to be aware of. Bolton also covered the important cybersecurity categories of:
- Common vulnerabilities and mitigation
- Testing with security in mind
- Performing code reviews with security in mind
- Tools and automation
Protecting your data from cyber crime
Listeners gained insight into the world of cyber criminals and the risk they pose to any organization, emphasizing health care organizations. The current status of cyber-crime in the health care industry, how cyber-crime networks have grown and motivations have changed, discussion of the tools and techniques to breach current defensive technology were discussed along with multiple case studies of real health care facilities that experienced breaches. Participants walked through low cost, yet effective steps they can take to safe guard their data based on the SANS Top 20 Critical Controls for Cyber Defense.
What the ISO?! Taking a look at the new ISO 22317 standard for business impact analysis
Recently, ISO has released the new ISO 22317 Standard for Business Impact Analysis. In this webinar, Bryan Strawser speaks on the recent trend where organizations are adopting the ISO 22301 standard for their business continuity management systems. Listen in to also learn about several different strategies to build an effective BIA that will help you advance your business continuity strategies.