The Fundamentals of Cyber Security: Building a Strong Knowledge Base

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Date: October 31, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM MDT| 10:00 AM CDT| 8:30 PM IST
Topic: The Fundamentals of Cyber Security: Building a Strong knowledge Base

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Abstract: Amidst the rapid advancement of digital and information technologies, the digital presence of individuals and organizations has reached new heights. However, the growing dependence on digital technologies has also led to an onslaught from cyber criminals exploiting vulnerabilities for monetary gain or system compromise. As a result, the necessity for cyber security experts has grown exponentially. Aspiring IT professionals are increasingly pursuing careers in cyber security, emphasizing the high demand for career-focused education that imparts cyber security fundamentals. Grasping these basics is the first step in defending against cyber threats. In an environment fraught with evolving cyber risks, these fundamentals provide a vital shield, fostering a safer digital realm. The current webinar aims to explain how a solid comprehension of security basics helps aspiring information security professionals build a robust knowledge base for their careers. This understanding is crucial in establishing resilient systems and ensuring sensitive information’s confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

Key takeaways:

  • the importance of cyber security fundamentals
  • key cyber security concepts and terminologies
  • understanding threats and mitigations
  • understanding threats and mitigations
  • choosing the right career pathway

Ricoh Danielson, CISO
Bio: Ricoh Danielson has extensive experience in handling cyber incident response, cyber security, information security, privacy, and compliance, and he has helped major retail, financial and health care organizations mitigate threats and risks. He is a digital forensics expert for criminal and civil cases and has handled cyber incidents for major world-renowned healthcare, financial, and retail firms. Ricoh is a graduate of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, UCLA, and the University of Arizona. He is also a US Army combat veteran.

Incident Response: 10 years of incident response for major new worthy breaches
Digital Forensics: 15 years of digital forensics expertise for criminal and civil cases
Legal: 15 years representing digital evidence in courts
Media: 5 years as a cyber security media expert consultant

*Examples, analysis, views and opinion shared by the speakers are personal and not endorsed by EC-Council or their respective employer(s)

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