EVENT PREVIEW: Mega event in Brasilia discusses security and cyber defense
Brasilia hosts the largest Brazilian cyber defense, communications and electronic warfare event, Brazil Cyber Defense. The public can lecture on the subject, participate in or attend competitions and learn about innovative products in the security sector. The fair is open to the public and has free admission. The event began on Monday (23/4) and continues until this Thursday (26).
SEE LIVE: One of the World’s Most Famous Hackers to Visit Ireland
BT Ireland has today announced ‘The World’s most famous Hacker’, Kevin Mitnick, as the keynote speaker at BT Mindshare, which takes place during the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition on Thursday 11th January 2018 at 5.00pm in the RDS, Dublin.
Kevin Mitnick was formerly one of the FBI's Most Wanted and has since transformed himself into a trusted security consultant to Fortune 500 enterprises and governments worldwide, mentoring leaders and staff on both the theory and practice of social engineering and educating consumers on how they can protect themselves from today’s latest threats.
On his first visit to Ireland, the security expert will be performing a live hack and will bring insight and experience alive to a room full of senior business professionals where security is top of their agenda.
Over 1,100 inspiring students will showcase their projects to an expected 50,000+ visitors and 82 judges from 10th – 13th January 2018 and BT Mindshare is one of nearly 60 shows taking place over the three days. Highlights will include Ministry of Science UK, a live Q&A with astronaut in training, Norah Patten, mentalist David Meade, The Real Science of the Circus, 3D Space Journey and the popular World of Robots.
Speaking about the upcoming BT Mindshare, General Manager of Cyber & Physical Security Operations at BT, Steve Benton said, "Security is one of the biggest boardroom agenda items across the globe. “We want to use this opportunity with Kevin as a chance to educate our customers to recognise the cyber security threats out there at the moment and how to engage with their boards to address them. At BT Group we are proud to have a strong foothold in the security space and delighted to launch our security proposition in Ireland at BT Mindshare."
EVENT REVIEW: Legendary hacker Kevin Mitnick shows bank hacking at summit
It seems like even the largest Internet companies cannot prevent security breeches on its own anymore, as experts around the world gather in Beijing to call for deeper and wider cooperation against hacking attempts like the WannaCry incident.
WATCH: A hacker reveals the most secure thing you can do to your passwords
It's very difficult to come up with and remember unique passwords for every single login. Cyber security expert Kevin Mitnick — author of the book "The Art of Invisibility" — explains why you shouldn't even try to come up with your own passwords, and what you should do instead.
WATCH: 3 online security tips from The World’s Greatest Hacker
As our technology gets better, so do hackers. Way too many Americans have had their personal information stolen by computer thieves and we don't want to see you become a victim. So how do you keep yourself safe? Kristina Guerrero talked to hacking expert Kevin Mitnick, once named "The World's Greatest Hacker", to find out the three best things you can do to stay safe online.
The Art of Invisibility by Kevin Mitnick Book Review
The world’s most famous hacker Kevin Mitnick has a new book out titled The Art of Invisibility “The World’s Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data”. This book is a great reference book as well as great read with real eye-opening information about the world of security There is much you can learn from this book about protecting your privacy online, in your home and in public.