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IT security training event April 9

Mark your calendars for 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, April 9, so you can attend SIRT‘s annual IT security training event in the K-State Student Union. This annual event is free and open to any K-State faculty, staff, or student.

Like past events, this year’s training will include two general sessions covering topics relevant to everyone, plus two sets of breakout sessions with more technical and less technical options during each. Topics include:

  • How to secure the technology in your home
  • Tools for assessing the security of your computer
  • How to use “Spider” to discover sensitive information on your computer
  • How to determine if your computer has been hacked (basic forensics)
  • Advanced security forensics
  • Web application security
  • Effective management of Trend Micro security tools

Larry Kettlewell, the Chief IT Security Officer for the State of Kansas, will give a keynote address.

Watch InfoTech Tuesday for more details and registration information.

About Harvard Townsend (harv@ksu.edu)

Chief Information Security Officer