Cybersecurity virtual summit to take place 7 November with keynote speakers Rachel Wilson, managing director and head of cybersecurity at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Christina Lekati, social engineering trainer and consultant for Cyber Risk GmbH
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced its speaker lineup for KB4-CON EMEA, taking place virtually on 7 November 2023.
The completely virtual, highly engaging, cybersecurity-focused event is designed for any CISO, security awareness training administrator and cybersecurity professional in the EMEA region and beyond. KB4-CON EMEA is a fully virtual event that will also feature special content for KnowBe4 customers and partners.
Following a welcome from KnowBe4 CEO Stu Sjouwerman, Christina Lekati, social engineer and trainer for Cyber Risk GmbH will deliver a talk titled “It's Personal: Mastering the Art of Targeted Social Engineering Attacks”. The session will cover lessons learned and the defensive strategies that cybersecurity professionals can implement to identify and counteract targeted social engineering attacks.
The audience will also hear from Rachel Wilson, managing director and head of cybersecurity at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management for her talk titled “Risks and Threats from the Cybersecurity Front Lines”. During this session, the former US National Security Agency (NSA) senior executive will describe her first-hand experience of threats, from nation states, to cybercriminal syndicates, to individual hackers looking to make money and create mayhem. She will provide insight into the latest threat landscape and detail the strategies that top cybersecurity experts are employing to stay one step ahead of the adversary.
KB4-CON EMEA will be open to all IT/security professionals from 10:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. GMT+1 on the 7th of November 2023. The late afternoon session at 3:00 p.m. will be reserved for KnowBe4 channel partners only.
“We are bringing our customers and partners together for KB4-CON EMEA with an exciting day filled with insightful speakers who will cover the latest on better protecting organisations against the threats associated with social engineering,” said Stu Sjouwerman, CEO, KnowBe4. “It will be exponentially useful for our audience to hear real-world examples of the latest methods of cyber attacks from some of the industry’s leading experts. I encourage customers and partners alike to attend this event at no-cost to help enhance their knowledge and foster a strong security culture.”
The full KB4-CON EMEA agenda can be found here: https://www.knowbe4.com/kb4-con-emea/agenda
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, is used by more than 60,000 organisations around the globe. Founded by IT and data security specialist Stu Sjouwerman, KnowBe4 helps organisations address the human element of security by raising awareness about ransomware, CEO fraud and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to awareness training on security. Kevin Mitnick, who was an internationally recognized cybersecurity specialist and KnowBe4’s Chief Hacking Officer, helped design the KnowBe4 training based on his well-documented social engineering tactics. Tens of thousands of organisations rely on KnowBe4 to mobilise their end users as their last line of defence.