Mind and Machine: Protecting Organizations from AI and Human Hackers

April 2, 2024 @ 11:00 am - 12:20 pm

  • Online
  • Track 1

About Session

Author Series Webinar with Toby Groves, Ph.D., and Peter Warmka

In the digital age, the sophistication of cyber threats is rapidly evolving, leveraging both advanced technologies and human vulnerabilities to breach organizational defenses. This webinar, led by Dr. Toby Groves and former CIA operative Peter Warmka, delves into the dual threats posed by AI-driven and human hackers. Participants will explore cutting-edge strategies for safeguarding their organizations against these multifaceted cyber risks. Discover how AI can be both a tool for attackers and a defense mechanism, understand the psychology behind social engineering, and learn practical measures to counteract insider threats. This session provides vital insights into creating a resilient security culture, enhancing detection capabilities, and fostering collaboration across departments to fortify defenses against the complex landscape of cyber threats.

Major Subjects:

  • The Evolving Cyber Threat Landscape
  • AI in Cybersecurity: Threats and Defenses
  • Social Engineering Tactics and Countermeasures
  • Insider Threats: Detection and Prevention
  • Building a Security Culture in Your Organization
  • Cross-Departmental Collaboration for Cybersecurity

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify how AI technology can be used in cyber attacks and what measures can be implemented to prevent such breaches.
  • Recognize social engineering tactics and develop strategies to protect sensitive information from human hackers.
  • Understand the mechanisms behind insider threats and outline steps for creating effective detection and prevention systems.
  • Emphasize the importance of a robust security culture and cross-departmental collaboration to enhance organizational cybersecurity.

Level: Intermediate

Recommended CPE Credit: 1 credit

Instructional Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

Recommended Field of Study: Information Technology

Prerequisites: At least one year of experience in IT, cybersecurity, or equivalent

Advanced Preparation: Not required


Toby Groves Ph.D. - Moderator

Toby Groves Ph.D. - Moderator

Speaker, Writer, Toby Groves, Ph.D.

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