October 25, 2017 (Wednesday)
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Qualifies for 1.5 PD credits
Ransonware and Security in the Internet of Things -
with Rick Wanner
1919 Saskatchewan Drive, Regina
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Ransonware and Security in the Internet of
Ransomware, malware that encrypts files on
a computer and requests a ransom to decrypt the files, is estimated
to be a $1 Billion crimeware business in 2016. This presentation
will give some insight into the ransomware industry, will provide
guidance into how to protect your computer from ransomware and
whether you should pay the ransom if you do get hit.
Security in the Internet of Things - Most
people have heard of the Internet of Things, but ask them how it
affects them and they will almost always be flummoxed. The fact is
that nearly every one of us is affected by the Internet of Things
every day. The Internet of Things is all around us, in industrial
applications like smart meters, to enterprise solutions such as
cameras and access control, to home appliances and even medical
equipment. But are these devices safe? This presentation provideds
an overview of the Internet of Things, risks of these devices, and
what you can do to help ensure that IoT devices in your home are
session will provide you with practical and up-to-date information
and understanding of internet security issues.
Rick Wanner, MSISE has diverse
experience in Information Technology, ranging from operating system
programmer and architect for telephone switches, cellular
switching, to virtually every aspect of information security. For
the last dozen years Rick has been employed as a security manager
in Corporate Security at SaskTel. In that position Rick is
responsible for aspects of policy compliance including policy
development, security consulting, risk assessment, compliance
assessment and penetration testing. Rick is also a volunteer
incident handler with the Internet Storm Center and is active in
industry groups tracking DDOS and ransomware.
hot breakast is included and this session qualifies for 1.5 PD
Continental Breakfast - 7:45 a.m. - 8:30
- 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.