Protecting Education: Addressing the Escalating Cyber Challenges

Event details:

Thursday, November 9, 2023
12:00 PM EST

Presenters:

Mark Sangster, Adlumin VP of Strategy, Moderator
Coree Kelly, Regional Information Security Officer, High Desert ESD

About this webinar:

In an era of escalating cyber threats making headlines, it’s paramount for educational institutions to fortify their defenses. By reducing vulnerabilities and improving their ability to detect suspicious activities, these institutions can mitigate the risk of devastating cyberattacks.
Join us for an enlightening discussion featuring cybersecurity expert Mark Sangster, Adlumin’s Chief of Strategy, and Coree Kelly, Regional Information Security Officer of High Desert Education School District. Together, they will take you beyond the news stories and deep into the ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats.
This discussion will cover:
  • Emerging trends in cyberattacks.
  • A clear and actionable 5-step process for assessing risks and safeguarding investments against disruptive cyberattacks.
  • The five critical questions to consider when evaluating an investment manager or fund.

Join us as we equip educational institutions with the knowledge and tools needed to protect their future against cyber threats.



Naughty List Review: Counting Down the Top 10 Cybersecurity Incidents of 2023

Event details:

Thursday, December 21, 2023
1:00 PM EST

Presenters:

Mark Sangster, Chief of Strategy at Adlumin
Kevin O’Connor, Director of Threat Research at Adlumin

About this talk:

How expansive is the 2023 security naughty list? Join cybersecurity expert and vice president Mark Sangster and director of threat research Kevin O’Connor as they countdown the top cybersecurity events of 2023, including the PowerDrop vulnerability discovered by Adlumin’s threat research team, and Playcrypt Ransomware Gang.

During the session, you’ll learn how to grow your cybersecurity program by learning how to:

  • Lessons learned about PlayCrypt Ransomware Gang (definitely on the naughty list)
  • How Adlumin discovered and remediated PowerDrop
  • How to give a boost to your EDR and NGAV

As a thank you for joining our webinar, we’ll send you the Winter Threat Report. Additionally – one lucky participant will receive a $200 Amazon gift card.


Public Sector Best Practices for Strong Cybersecurity

Event details:

Thursday, November 2, 2023
12:00 PM EST

Presenters:

Mark Sangster, Chief of Strategy at Adlumin
Deb Snyder, Senior Fellow at Center for Digital Government (Moderator)

About this webinar:

A cybersecurity journey is not a sprint – it’s a marathon filled with obstacles set up by cybercriminals angling to extort your organization. Just like preparing for a marathon, there are small changes participants make when training that you, a public sector cybersecurity professional, can draw on to strengthen your agency’s cybersecurity program.

Join Government Technology and Adlumin for a 30-minute webinar on November 2, 2023, at 9 AM PT/12 PM ET to explore the changes your agency can make to improve your security posture.

You’ll learn:

  • The top five best practices for a robust cybersecurity program
  • Cybersecurity tactics your agency can implement today
  • What a Security Operations Center (SOC) is and how utilizing one improves threat response times


The Evolution of Cyber Threats: What Credit Unions Need to Know

Event details:

Wednesday, October 25, 2023
1:00 PM EST

Presenters:

Mark Sangster, Chief of Strategy at Adlumin

About this webinar:

Today’s digital landscape offers both opportunities and lurking dangers. Cybercriminals have exploited this evolution, becoming more pervasive than ever before. This means that all credit unions, are potential targets. Staying ahead of the curve is no longer a choice; it’s an imperative. Join Mark Sangster, Vice President and Chief of Strategy at Adlumin, for an enlightening session where you will:

  • Gain Insights into Adapting Threat Landscapes: Understand the ever-evolving strategies of threat actors who continuously adapt and refine their tactics to infiltrate organizations.
  • Learn to Safeguard Your Credit Union: Discover effective measures to protect your credit union and its invaluable assets in a digital world fraught with evolving risks.
  • Celebrating 20 Years of Cybersecurity Awareness Month: This year, we proudly commemorate 20 Years of Cybersecurity Awareness Month. To mark this milestone, we’re delving into the past two decades, shining a light on the significance of comprehending the evolution of prominent threat actors.

Don’t miss this chance to learn how your credit union can adapt and thrive in an ever-evolving digital landscape.


Five Strategies to Mature Security Posture

Event details:

Thursday, October 19, 2023
12:00 PM EST

Presenters:

Mark Sangster, Chief of Strategy at Adlumin
Kevin O’Connor, Director of Threat Research at Adlumin

About this talk:

October marks Cybersecurity Awareness Month. While there are many resources to help your organization and its employees stay secure, are they enough? Join cybersecurity expert and Vice President Mark Sangster and Director of Threat Research Kevin O’Connor as they take you through the top five strategies to grow your organization’s security program based on original research from our latest threat report.

During the session, you’ll learn how to grow your cybersecurity program by learning how to:

  • Take your proactive defense to the next level with MFA
  • Implement SOAR to halt attacker activity
  • Prioritize patching to limit vulnerabilities
  • Grow and scale your security awareness training
  • Identify internal threats

As a thank you for joining our webinar, we’ll send you our latest threat report, which upon download, will enter you into our Cybersecurity Awareness Month contest.

Additionally – one lucky participant will receive a $200 Amazon gift card. Finally, we would like to thank our partner, Ardham Technologies, for sponsoring our webinar.


Four Seasons In One Day: Protect Your Org During Back to School

Event details:

Thursday, September 21, 2023
1:00 PM EST

Presenters:

Mark Sangster, VP, Chief of Strategy at Adlumin

About this talk:

As we enter a seasonal inflection of back to school, criminals will use this time of change to exploit your personal and organizational accounts. Join Adlumin’s Mark Sangster, as he helps you map out a training plan to empower your employees and ensure criminals get an “F” this year.

You’ll walk away from the session understanding how to:

  • Use risk management data and accurate phishing lures to build comprehensive awareness training.
  • Maximize your resources and programs to increase return on investment.
  • Conduct testing that improves resilience.
  • Meet regulatory requirements and demonstrate program success to your leadership.

As a thank you for joining our webinar, we’ll send you Mark Sangster’s white paper, The Importance of Proactive Security. Additionally – one lucky participant will receive a $200 Amazon gift card.


The ABCs of Cyber: Assets, Budget, and Consolidation

Event details:

Thursday, August 24, 2023
1:00 PM EST

Presenters:

Mark Sangster, VP, Chief of Strategy at Adlumin
Dave Grubber, Principal Analyst at ESG

About this talk:

The boom of cyberattacks and echoes of responding to regulatory and state legislature outpace the resources available to small to medium organizations to keep up the pace. Join cyber experts Mark Sangster, VP, Chief of Strategy at Adlumin, and Dave Grubber, Principal Analyst at ESG, as they outline a rapid roadmap to cybersecurity using consolidation to drive efficiency and manage cost. You’ll walk away from the session having learned the following:

  • What is in your network needs to be protected, and how to navigate compliance
  • Best practices for streamlining your security operations, including AI and ML
  • How to thoughtfully approach your cybersecurity budget and make the most of every dollar

As a thank you for joining our webinar, we’ll send you our new overview guide, The Executive’s Guide to Cybersecurity. Additionally – one lucky participant will receive a $200 Amazon gift card.


Cybersecurity Strategies for Healthcare Organizations: A Fireside Chat

Event details:

Thursday, July 13, 2023
1:00 PM EST

Presenter:

Mark Sangster, VP, Adlumin
John Gaede, Director of Info Services at Sky Lakes Medical
Mike Perryman, Manager of Tech System

About this talk:

A Fireside Chat with Adlumin and Sky Lakes Medical

Join us for an engaging webinar, “Cybersecurity Strategies for Healthcare Organizations.” In this exclusive session, we will provide an overview of Sky Lakes Medical’s unique security challenges, focusing on three key areas: Security Challenges, Operational Challenges, and Customer Experience. Together, we will examine the evolving threat landscape and discuss effective strategies to safeguard healthcare organizations from cyber threats.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the experts and gain actionable knowledge that can enhance your organization’s cybersecurity posture.


Decoding PowerDrop Vulnerability: AI and ML in Adlumin's Threat Hunting

Event details:

Thursday, July 27, 2023
2:00 PM EST

Presenter:

Kevin O’Connor, Director of Threat Research at Adlumin


About this talk:

In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity threats, organizations face the constant challenge of detecting and mitigating sophisticated attacks in a timely manner. Implementing automation and machine learning into a threat hunting strategy is key, but what does that look like in practice?

Join Adlumin’s Director of Threat Research, Kevin O’Connor, as he demonstrates how his team discovered and remediated PowerDrop, an insidious PowerShell script for command and control attacks targeting the U.S. aerospace defense industry.

During Kevin’s live demo, you will learn:

  • How Adlumin’s Threat Research Team used Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to detect and remediate PowerDrop
  • Daily threat hunting methodologies employed by O’Connor and his team
  • Exploring the advantages of AI and ML in the field of threat hunting

As a thank you for joining our webinar, we’ll send you our new overview guide, The Executive’s Overview to Proactive Cybersecurity: Harnessing the Power of Security Operations. Additionally – one lucky attendee will receive a $200 Amazon gift card.


5 Cybersecurity Best Practices to Impress Business Leaders

Event details:

Thursday, July 20, 2023
1:00 PM EST

Presenter:

Mark Sangster, Chief of Strategy at Adlumin

About this talk:

A cybersecurity journey is not a sprint – it’s a marathon filled with obstacles set up by cybercriminals angling to extort your organization. Just like preparing for a marathon, there are small changes participants make when training that you, a cybersecurity professional, can draw on to strengthen your security and impress business leaders.

Join Mark Sangster for a cybersecurity boot camp where he’ll review the top 5 security tactics that you can implement today. From there, he’ll explore utilizing a Security Operations Center (SOC) to find and remediate threats in just 90 minutes.