Protect Confidential Data from Phishing Attacks Workshop
In this session, participants will gain a clear, high-level understanding of the phishing cyber risk. We will break down what to anticipate and equip you with the knowledge and strategies necessary to defend against and prevent falling victim to threat actors, all explained in plain and simple language.
- What is Phishing
- What to expect, and how to defend & prevent falling victim to threat actors
- Common tactics, signs of what to look for to defend against attacks
Why Attend The Session?
Phishing stands out as one of the most common cyber threats faced by small businesses. In 2022, although numerous large enterprises grappled with security breaches, it was small and medium-sized businesses that emerged as particularly vulnerable targets for hackers. This vulnerability stemmed from their limited resources and relatively modest security expertise.”
About the Speaker
Name: Khatija Qureshi,
GIAC-Certified Cybersecurity Professional & Incident Handler| Online LinkedIn Trainer | Social Media
Strategist | Founder of K.Digital (est 2018)
I’m a cyber security professional, part-time entrepreneur – social media strategist for small businesses & an online LinkedIn Trainer for beginners, immigrants & leaders to connect to economic opportunities.
As an empathetic Online LinkedIn Trainer, I help immigrants, leaders & businesses use LinkedIn & social to build & scale visibility to have the right conversations, connections & leads. I’m a Certified Cybersecurity Professional & a Certified Incident Handler after getting SANS training & 3 GIAC certification & graduating from Toronto Metropolitan University Rogers Cybersecure Program. Now I’m creating cybersecurity awareness to empower non-technical audiences and small businesses, on simple critical steps they can take to defend & protect their treasured social accounts, digital assets & information from being hacked or stolen.
2022 Must-Know Small-Business Phishing Cyber Attack Statistics*
- 43% of all data breaches involve small and medium-sized businesses.
- If you’re still in denial about the chances of your small business becoming a victim, 61% of all SMBs have reported at least one cyber attack during the previous year.
- 30% of small businesses consider phishing attacks to be the biggest cyber threat.
Proactively understanding phishing risks and how to defend against them is essential for safeguarding financial stability, data integrity, reputation, and the smooth functioning of your operations in our ever-more digital and interconnected world.