MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2015 Activities by Sponsor - Roy Wattanasin

End User Cybersecurity 101

Roy Wattanasin

Add to Calendar Jan/23 Fri 01:00PM-02:00PM 1-150, Bring your questions & comments

Enrollment: Limited: First come, first served (no advance sign-up)
Prereq: None, Open To All, Invite your colleagues

Whether you realize it or not, end user cybersecurity plays a major role in everyones' lives: from your siblings to your grandma etc. It affects your family, friends and even your colleagues. It is critical for all to understand how to be safer with today's online threats.

Come to this 1-hour introductory conversation to understand and learn more. Bring your questions to this information security open-ended general session for all. Hear from Roy and Frank Quinn about their thoughts and recommendations regarding the topics below.

(This is designed to be a general session about "end-user information security today" for the MIT community. Feel free to invite your colleagues!)

A. Backing Your Data

B. Administrative Access

C. Operating System (OS) Patching

D. Third-party patching

E. Defenses (Virusscan, Malware, Secunia, defenses etc.)

F. Passwords

G. Wireless Connectivity

H. Questions

Contact: Roy Wattanasin,