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Safety & Security Online for HR Professionals

Event Start Date: 5/22/2019 7:30 AM

Event End Date: 5/22/2019 10:00 AM

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Cost per place: $45.00

'Safety & Security Online for HR Professionals'

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 

Location: Landsman Development Corporation 3 Townline Circle Rochester, NY 14623

Networking: 7:30AM-8:00AM

Time: 8:00AM-10:00AM 

Speaker: Ben Woelk, Program ISO, RIT

Sponsor: Ascensus Government Saving

“This program has been pre-approved for 1.5 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) by the Society for Human Resource Management and 1.5 HR (General) recertification credits by the HR Certification Institute.”.

The last year has seen a rise in Business Email Compromises (BECs), along with out typical threats. Join us as we talk about the trends in online threats in 2019, what risks they introduce, and what you can do to ensure the safety of your employees and yourselves.

By the end of this session, participants will:

Articulate  important steps to staying safe online

Determine how to raise security awareness in their organizations

Understand the dangers posed by ransomware, phishing, BECs, and scams

Ben Woelk, CISSP, is the Program Manager for the Information Security Office at the Rochester Institute of Technology where he's developed a leading information security awareness program. Ben is a member and former co-chair of the EDUCAUSE/Internet2 Security Awareness and Training Working Group of the Higher Education Information Security Council. He’s also President of the Society for Technical Communication, an international organization that provides education and leadership to the profession. He has been a CISSP (#379414) since 2015 and is ITIL v3 certified. Ben holds degrees from the University of Florida, Trinity International University, and the University of Rochester, and an Advanced Certificate in Technical Information Design from RIT.

Ben is adjunct faculty at RIT, teaching classroom and online courses in Computing Security Fundamentals, Technical Communication, and most recently, Introverts and Leadership. Prior to joining RIT, Ben provided technical communications and change management consulting to a number of area Fortune 500 companies. His current interests include working with other security awareness practitioners to develop effective security awareness programs and providing mentoring and coaching to new and aspiring introverted leaders, and speaking and presenting workshops on introverted leadership, creating security awareness programs, and technical communication.


$45.00 - Non-Members

$35.00 - Members

$15.00 - Students & Members In Transition