When it comes to IT security, everyone has a role to play. Since October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we want to make sure that you have the right tools to stay on top of today’s targeted threats.
Join our webcasts every Wednesday in October as we breakdown the latest in cybersecurity in our webcast series Threats and Solutions: Raising your Cybersecurity Awareness. We’ll cover topics including ransomware, deep learning for hackers, and advice on how to transform your network security and performance.
An Inside Look at Targeted Ransomware Attacks
When: October 3, 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
Speaker: Peter Mackenzie
Join Peter Mackenzie, Sophos Threat Researcher, as he discusses the rise of targeted ransomware and why attacks like SamSam, Dharma, and BitPaymer are making headlines. Watch a live demo of a ransomware payload being unleashed and the steps you need to take in order to protect your organization from similar attacks.
Deep Learning for Hackers
When: October 10, 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
Speaker: Joshua Saxe
Anyone who keeps up with technology news has read about deep neural networks beating human champions at Go, achieving breakthrough accuracy at voice recognition, and generally driving today’s major advances in artificial intelligence. Little has been said about the ways deep neural network approaches are quietly achieving analogous breakthroughs in intrusion detection.
Join this webcast as we demystify deep neural network (deep learning) concepts and prove how predictive security can protect against unknown threats. The session will cover:
- How deep learning detects cyberattacks before they happen
- Latest research from SophosLabs
- How to launch your own deep neural networks
Don’t Take the Bait. Stop the Phishing.
When: October 17, 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT
Speaker: Rippy Sekhon
While big-name ransomware like WannaCry grabs the headlines, phishing is the cybercrime that’s consistently hooking organizations week in and week out. In fact, over 77% of organizations experience a phishing attack at least once a month.
Join us for this informative webinar to learn more about phishing and how to stop it, including:
- The evolution of phishing
- How phishing works: the business behind the emails
- Common tactics hackers use in their phishing attacks
XG Firewall: See it. Stop it. Secure it.
When: October 24, 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT
Speaker: Chris McCormack
Sophos XG Firewall gives you everything you need to secure your network against advanced threats. In addition, you get unparalleled network visibility that no other firewall on the market can deliver. Join this webcast to see how XG Firewall can transform your network security and performance. You’ll see:
- How the threat landscape is evolving
- How ransomware gets onto your network and spreads – fast
- Essential protection you need in your firewall to secure your network
- Best practices for deploying your firewall to provide a solid defense