Micro Tutorial: Internet Security Awareness v 2019

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A Joint Education Society (Chapter 13) & Computer Society (Chapter 5) Presentation

 


Securing your computer & yourself

Following up a positive response to the 2017 edition of the same workshop, we are holding this event again this year - 2019 - with updates and additions of the latest computer based internet threats.

Despite the advances in computing technology, the average person, remains vulnerable to all sorts of  computer/network-based security threats.

In this wide ranging and comprehensive seminar, material is presented that will give you a number of steps you can do to improve the security of your computer {that includes PC, tablet, phone, etc.}, at the same time also boost your privacy, so that the Internet is a little bit less of the “Wild West” experience. Some of the topics that will presented are:

  •        Ransomware
  •        Viruses
  •        Phishing Scams
  •        Privacy settings on web sites and social media forums (such as Linkedin.com)
  •        Identity Theft and
  •        Other types of malware
  •        General tools (and reliable resources) one can use to assist you


  Date and Time

  Location

  Contact

  Registration



  • 118 Library Drive
  • Oakland University
  • Rochester, Michigan
  • United States 48309-4479
  • Building: Elliot Hall
  • Room Number: EH 214
  • Click here for Map
  • sharan.kalwani@ieee.orgPhone: +1 (Two Four Eight) Nine Eight Zero-Eight Six Four Nine. A registration fee applies for this event. $40 for IEEE members, $60 for non-IEEE members. Fee payable in advance and upon receipt - registration is final. Includes course notes, coffee, tea, water, soda pop, fruit and snacks. 

  • Co-sponsored by Subramaniam Ganesan


  Speakers

Sharan Kalwani of IEEE Education Society

Topic:

Internet Security Awareness

Securing your computer & yourself

Despite the advances in computing technology, the average person, remains vulnerable to all sorts of security threats.

In this wide ranging and comprehensive seminar, material is presented that will give you a number of steps you can do to improve the security of your computer {that includes PC, tablet, phone, etc.}, at the same time also boost your privacy, so that the Internet is a little bit less of the “Wild West” experience. Some of the topics that will presented are:

  •        Ransomware
  •        Viruses
  •        Phishing Scams
  •        Privacy settings on web sites and social media forums (such as Linkedin.com)
  •        Identity Theft and
  •        Other types of malware
  •        General tools (and reliable resources) you can use

Biography:

A seasoned scientifc, technical and computing professional, Sharan has spent over 20+ years implementing many new and pioneering technologies from operating systems (*nix) , high performance computing (Cray, SGI, compute clusters), engineering applications (CAE simulations), optimization, networking (TCP/IP, Infiniband), operations (ITIL, ITSM), scientific domain (BioInformatics) and project management. A successful speaker and author, Sharan looks to increase the professional approach of every individual he interacts with. He enjoys teaching, contributing to STEM activities and publishing. He is a senior member of IEEE, ACM, Emeritus member of Michigan!/usr/group, and leads the SIG-Linux section of SEMCO. He is currently the Chair of the IEEE SE Michigan Education Society Chapter for 2017.

He has also a published author on the topic:

"UNIX and TCP/IP network security", ISBN: 1581430213, Publisher: ProsoftTraining, Format: paperback

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Agenda

09:45 AM - Registration/Sign In, verification of attendee, Coffee & Continental Snacks

10:00 - 10:05 AM - Welcome and Introductions, Chapter business update

10:05 AM - Overview of the Micro Tutorial Session, Speakers: Sharan Kalwani

10:15 AM - Tutorial: Part 1

11:00 AM - Break

11:15 AM - Tutorial: Part 2

12:00 AM - Break

12:15 AM onwards - Technical Talk: Part 3 plus Hands On

2:00 PM - Q&A and Formal Conclusion



CEUs (or PDH) are available only by prior request. Please indicate this via email to the sponsors in advance.