5 Ways to Reduce Risk of an Organization Being Hacked

June 20, 2024

2024 Emerging Tech Special Presentation
June 20, 2024
1:00pm-2:00pm ET


In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the threat of cyber-attacks looms larger than ever before. As malicious actors continuously refine their strategies, businesses of all sizes find themselves at an increased risk of being compromised. “5 Ways Your Company can Reduce the Risk of Being Hacked” delves into strategies that organizations can implement to bolster their cybersecurity posture. This presentation navigates the complex cyber threat environment, offering a blend of technical solutions and cultural shifts designed to mitigate risks. By focusing on Security Awareness Training, Phishing Simulations, Incident Response Plans complemented with Table Top Exercises, effective patching procedures, and fostering an enhanced Security Culture, this session aims to guide IT professionals, cybersecurity practitioners, C-Suite executives, and Board members towards creating a more secure digital ecosystem for their organizations. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding and Implementing Effective Security Awareness Training
  • Developing and Practicing Incident Response Plans
  • Fostering a Strong Security Culture Within the Organization
James R. McQuiggan, CISSP, SACP

James McQuiggan has over 20 years of experience in cybersecurity. He is currently a Security Awareness Advocate for KnowBe4, where he is responsible for amplifying the organization’s messaging related to the importance of, effectiveness of and the need for new-school security awareness training within organizations through social media, webinars, in-person presentations, industry trade shows and traditional media outlets.

McQuiggan is also a part-time faculty professor at Valencia College in the Engineering, Computer Programming & Technology Division. Within the Central Florida community, he is the president of the (ISC)2 Central Florida Chapter.