Erich Kron

Erich Kron


Erich Kron, Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4, is a veteran information security professional with over 20 years experience in the medical, aerospace manufacturing and defense fields. He is the former security manager for the 2nd Regional Cyber Center-Western Hemisphere and holds CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, MCITP, and ITIL v3 certifications, among others. He has managed the technical integration and functional testing of multi-million-dollar enterprise level technology projects within the Department of Defense, as well as large military security programs. Erich has worked with information security professionals around the world to provide the tools, training and educational opportunities to succeed in the InfoSec industry.

Phishing Pholks Phor Phun and Prophit

This discussion will focus on the reasons that phishing is so successful and ways to protect yourself and your users. Topics to be covered include:

– Who is sending the emails?
– What do they want?
– How are they getting their information?
– Why do people fall for this so much?
– How do you keep from falling for it?

Recent examples of actual phishing emails will be dissected and the psychology behind them will be discussed in a very interactive environment.

Talk Will Be Recorded