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Going Phishing?

  • Thursday, February 12, 2015 Sydney / Canberra / Melbourne 1:00 pm and Singapore 10:00 am
  • Lance Spitzner, SANS Certified Instructor
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One of the most effective ways to mitigate phishing attacks is to train and measure employees through phishing assessments. Many organisations have a simulated phishing program, but how many can claim to be truly effective? Poorly designed phishing assessments do little to mitigate risk, and worse, they often lead to disgruntled employees and disengaged managers. In contrast, a well-executed program can significantly reduce risk and become an effective tool to win management support for broader security initiatives.

This presentation, the first in our 2015 APAC Webcast series, covers step-by-step how to build, maintain and measure an effective long-term phishing program. Lance Spitzner, Training Director at the SANS Securing the Human program and passionate security awareness professional, will share his experiences and lessons learned working with hundreds of organizations. This webcast is perfect for those in charge of designing and implementing security awareness or phishing programs, or anyone else with an interest in pentesting the HumanOS.

Speaker Bio

Lance Spitzner

Lance Spitzner, Director, SANS Securing The Human. Lance Spitzner has over 20 years of security experience in cyber threat research, awareness and training. He invented the concept of honeynets, founded the Honeynet Project and published three security books. Lance has worked and consulted in over 25 countries and helped over 350 organizations plan, maintain and measure their security awareness programs. In addition, Lance is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Cyber Security Alliance, frequent presenter, serial tweeter (@lspitzner) and works on numerous community security projects. Before working in information security, Mr. Spitzner served as an armor officer in the Army's Rapid Deployment Force and earned his MBA from the University of Illinois.

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