Spear Phishing: A Smarter and More Dangerous Social Web
Date: This event took place live on May 06 2010
Presented by: Jeff Jonas
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
This webinar will be a future-looking forecast about targeted attacks on identity, email, and data on the Internet. What happens when every ad doesn't feel like spam because of increased information sharing and improving analytics? Spear phishing is the next-generation of e-mail phishing--except citizens, companies, and governments are the very precise targets with realistic ads. This discussion will discuss what technology makes this possible, the recruitment for illegal activities (including corporate espionage), and how to avoid becoming a spear phishing victim.
A 30-minute presentation will be followed by a 30 minute Q and A session.
About Jeff Jonas
Jeff Jonas is Chief Scientist, IBM Entity Analytics Group and an IBM Distinguished Engineer. He designs next generation technology that helps organizations better leverage their enterprise-wide information assets. With particular interest in real-time "sensemaking" these innovative systems fundamentally improve enterprise intelligence which makes organizations smarter, more efficient and highly competitive. Jonas is a member of the Markle Foundation Task Force on National Security in the Information Age and a Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). He also periodically testifies on privacy and counterterrorism in such venues as the White House before the President's Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, the Department of Homeland Security's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, and other federally convened commissions.
Jonas will be leading a session on this topic at Gov 2.0 Expo and participating on a panel, No Degrees of Separation: Security Clearance in a Socially Networked World.
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