Sharee English is Chief Security Officer & Managing Partner with WECybr, a woman-owned cybersecurity firm based in Boise, Idaho. WECybr’s mission is to help small and mid-sized businesses navigate sophisticated technology and embrace simpler, more effective responses to their cybersecurity challenges. Sharee brings almost 30 years of deep technology experience, having spent most of her career in major cities as an IT security executive. She has built technology and training solutions her entire career and is passionate about cybersecurity education.
Abstract: Beware of Corporate Cat-Phishing: How to protect your company from possible fraud
We live in a time where it is easier than ever to deceive people. The concept of catfishing is familiar to most professionals due to the many online dating scams, but did you know this same technique is used to infiltrate HR departments, gain access to company information, and ultimately steal all corporate assets? Catfishing is the act of pretending to be someone else online in the hopes of gaining money, leverage, or social interaction. As one of the prominent forms of Social Engineering, this talk will discuss types of corporate catfishing, how to recognize catfish red flags, and how to protect your company from fraud.