Japan America Society of Southern California
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Cyber Security Seminar -Modern-Day Hackers: How to Protect Yourself Online

  • Thursday, January 11, 2018
  • 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • City Club Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)


Modern-Day Hackers: How to Protect Yourself Online

Thursday, January 11, 2018 11:00am - 1:30pm

City Club Los Angeles
555 S. Flower St. 51st Floor, Los Angeles, California, 90071

PARKING: $8 Underground parking with 3-hour validation.

With the escalation of cybersecurity attacks – and many striking close to home (Equifax, Amazon/Whole Foods) – ordinary citizens are no longer feeling secure that hackers are targeting more lucrative victims. Instead, there is a growing sense of vulnerability and exposure because these cybercriminals appear to operate with impunity.

They may seem sophisticated, but the average hacker is not what you would expect. Most are simply common thieves who are using readily available hacking tools sold online – including the dark web – and preying on the lax security habits of computer users. This presentation looks at who are today’s hackers, how they are getting in to your personal and work computers, where you are creating your own points of exposure, and what you can do to protect yourself online.

Tony Perez, a “serial entrepreneur”, CEO of Netlok, and an expert on the topic of cybersecurity and online privacy protections, has carved out a successful career building businesses around break-through products rooted in technology innovation.

Admission $75 
JASSC members will save $10 with code THLAPartner17 (Case sensitive)

ATTIRE: Business casual is acceptable. No jeans nor tennis shoes.

To register, visit TownHall LA's website

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