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More than ever, cybertheives are targeting Ohio's local governments and tax dollars with great sophistication. Auditor of State Dave Yost wants to help public employees fortify their governments to shield themselves from digital threats and fend off cyberattacks.
The Auditor's office is offering FREE, 2.5 - hour cybersecurity trainings across the state. Learn about:
Different types of cyberattacks
Why governments are targeted
How to minimize your risk
Ways to spot digital threats
What to do if you’re attacked
How bitcoin works
2.5 hours of CPE credit
Presenter: Nicole Beckwith is an investigator and digital forensic analyst for the Auditor of State. She is a state recognized expert on cybersecurity, policy, and cyberterrorism, and has spoken throughout the state on many topics including cybercrime, money laundering, fraud, and best practices for local governments. Nicole wrote the first policy on social media and internet usage for a leading defense industry corporation that has been adapted by many corporations since. In law enforcement, Nicole has brought dozens of criminals to justice, assisting in numerous undercover narcotics and prostitution stings and worked with the FBI on their public corruption unit. Nicole is a member of the United States Secret Service Southern Districts Electronic and Financial Crime Task Force where she works alongside agents on investigations involving counterfeiting, terrorism, and electronic crimes. Nicole was accepted into the National Computer Forensics Institute and is trained in computer forensics, network investigations and network intrusion response.
Light refreshments will be provided.
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern
Medina County District Library 210 S. Broadway Medina, OH 44256