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.


CUInsight: Demystifying the Complexities of AI & Cybersecurity: Selling the Benefits of a SOC to Credit Union Business Leaders

Event details:

Wednesday, June 14, 2023
1:00 PM EST

Presenters:

Mark Sangster, Chief of Strategy at Adlumin

About this talk:

As a credit union business leader, you recognize the paramount importance of safeguarding your customers’ assets. However, when it comes to cybersecurity, particularly in relation to AI, the intricate technical terrain can appear overwhelming. This is further compounded by the prevalence of ChatGPT, exaggerated marketing claims, and general confusion surrounding machine learning.

Join Mark Sangster, Adlumin’s VP, Chief of Strategy, on this upcoming webinar as he will demystify the complexities of cybersecurity, breaking down the ones and zeros into practical insights that everyone can grasp.

As a special thank you for attending, you’ll receive a complimentary copy of “EDR v XDR v MDR: The Cybersecurity ABCs Explained.” Plus, you’ll be automatically entered for a chance to win a $200 Amazon gift card.


AI and Machine Learning: Myths, Legends, and Truths


Event details:

Thursday, June 7, 2023
9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET

Presenters:

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


About this talk:

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are disrupting industries across the board, and all signs point to these tools becoming integral to many organizations’ security operations in the years to come. Still, there are many misconceptions about AI and ML that can lead to misguided assumptions and increased risk. Successful IT leaders will need to learn the AI and ML basics to make informed decisions and avoid pitfalls.

Sift through the hype and hyperbole surrounding AI and ML and learn the fundamentals of these tools during a conversation with industry experts from Government Technology and Adlumin on June 7, 2023, at 9 AM PT/12 PM ET.


Selling the Benefits of a SOC: Explaining AI to Business Leaders

Event details:

Thursday, June 22, 2023
1:00 PM EST

Presenters:

Mark Sangster, Chief of Strategy at Adlumin

About this talk:

As a cybersecurity professional, you understand the benefits of a Security Operations Center (SOC), but translating the need to your business leaders can be daunting, especially when it comes to AI. ChatGPT, hyped-up marketing and general confusion about AI and machine learning compound the problem. Join Adlumin expert Mark Sangser, VP, Chief of Strategy, as he explores these topics and masters the translation from the ones and zeroes of security to the dollars and cents with which non-technical business leaders are fluent:

  • How proactive security programs reduce risk and improve business outcomes in the face of cyber threats
  • Why full visibility across your organization is critical to stopping threats in their early stages
  • How AI and machine learning accelerate response times and empower security teams to contain threats

Lastly, Mark will evaluate various security solutions and provide a structured means of explaining capability and benefits to your business leaders.