Information Security: How hackers attack

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Event Details

  • Date: 28th May 2021
  • Time: 10:00 – 10:50
  • Duration: 50 minutes
  • Audience: All Staff | All Students
  • Digital Capability: Digital Identity and Wellbeing
  • Booking Link: https://edin.ac/2QHTNgN

Event Overview

This fifty minute online session looks at the techniques cyber criminals use to infiltrate organisations. A number of real world ploys are discussed along with advice on how to protect yourself from compromise.

The talk concludes with a walk through the steps of the ‘kill chain’, describing the anatomy of an attack. This session is non-technical and of benefit to everyone.

There will be time during the workshop for any questions you may have.

Please see the infosec webpages (www.ed.ac.uk/infosec) for more information.

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