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12 Ways to Defeat Two-Factor Authentication

Everyone knows that two-factor authentication (2FA) is more secure than a simple login name and password, but too many people think that 2FA is a perfect, unhackable solution. It isn't!

Join Roger A. Grimes, KnowBe4's Data-Driven Defense Evangelist, and security expert with over 30-years experience, for this webinar where he will explore 12 ways hackers can and do get around your favorite 2FA solution.

The webinar includes a (pre-filmed) hacking demo by KnowBe4's Chief Hacking Officer Kevin Mitnick, and real-life successful examples of every attack type. It will end by telling you how to better defend your 2FA solution so that you get maximum benefit and security.

You'll learn about the good and bad of 2FA, and become a better computer security defender in the process, including:

  • 12 ways hackers get around two-factor authentication
  • How to defend your two-factor authentication solution
  • The role humans play in a blended-defense strategy

Speaker: 

Roger A. Grimes
Data-Driven Defense Evangelist
KnowBe4

Roger A. Grimes, data-driven defense evangelist for KnowBe4, Inc., is a 30-year computer security consultant, instructor, holder of dozens of computer certifications, and author of 10 books and over 1,000 magazine articles on computer security. He has spoken at many of the world’s biggest computer security conferences, been in Newsweek™ magazine, appeared on television, been interviewed for NPR’s All Things Considered™, and been a guest on dozens of radio shows and podcasts. He has worked at some of the world’s largest computer security companies, including Foundstone, McAfee and Microsoft. He has consulted for hundreds of companies, from the largest to the smallest, around the world. He specializes in host and network security, identity management, anti-malware, hackers, honeypots, Public Key Infrastructure, cloud security, cryptography, policy, and technical writing. His certifications have included CPA, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH, MSCE: Security, Security+ and others, and he has been an instructor for many of them. His writings and presentations are often known for their real-world, contrarian views. He has been the weekly security columnist for InfoWorld and CSO magazines since 2005.

Sponsored by KnowBe4:

KnowBe4 is the world’s most popular integrated Security Awareness Training and Simulated Phishing platform. KnowBe4 was created to help organizations manage the problem of social engineering through a comprehensive new-school awareness training approach. Over 17,000 organizations use KnowBe4’s platform to mobilized their end users as the last line of defense.

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Topics: tw-factor authentication - Roger A. Grimes, Chief Hacking Officer, Data-Driven Defense Evangelist, keynote speaker, security awareness training, KnowBe4, simulated phishing platform, 2FA solution, Kevin Mitnick

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