A Former CIA Officer Shows You How to Make Your Organization a Hard Target

HardTarget-SOCIALHaving spent over a decade as part of the CIA’s Center for Cyber Intelligence and the Counterterrorism Mission Center, Rosa Smothers knows the ins and outs of leading cyber operations against terrorists and nation-state adversaries. She has seen first-hand how the bad guys operate, she knows the threat they pose, and she can tell you how to use that knowledge to make organizations like yours a “hard target”.
On October 30th 2:00PM ET, find out why Rosa, now KnowBe4’s SVP of Cyber Operations, encourages organizations like yours to maintain a healthy sense of paranoia as she and Perry Carpenter, KnowBe4’s Chief Evangelist and Strategy Officer, walk you through the murky underworld of threats and exploits that your organization can't afford to ignore.
Get the inside (spy-)scoop on:
  • Surprising data collection techniques – both physical and cyber
  • The two easiest ways to break into any existing network
  • Hidden threats of social media connections
  • And how to prepare your end users to defend against them all
Rosa L. Smothers
Rosa L. Smothers
SVP Cyber Operations, KnowBe4

Rosa L. Smothers has over 20 years of experience in cybersecurity. She is currently senior vice president of cyber operations at KnowBe4, where she is responsible for leading KnowBe4’s Federal Practice efforts, including providing cybersecurity advisory services to civilian and military agencies within the U.S. federal government. Ms. Smothers is also responsible for providing analysis for KnowBe4’s cybersecurity research and cyber threat intelligence efforts.

Having served for over a decade in the Central Intelligence Agency, Ms. Smothers is a highly decorated national security professional with extensive experience leading the planning and execution of cyber operations against terrorist and nation-state targets as well as the adoption of cutting-edge computer technology. She served as a cybersecurity analyst and technical intelligence officer in the Center for Cyber Intelligence and the Counter Terrorism Mission Center and on multiple overseas tours, to include extensive service in Iraq.

Perry Carpenter
Perry Carpenter
Chief Evangelist & Strategy Officer, KnowBe4

Perry Carpenter currently serves as Chief Evangelist and Strategy Officer for KnowBe4, the world's most popular security awareness and simulated phishing platform.

Previously, Perry led security awareness, security culture management, and anti-phishing behavior management research at Gartner Research, in addition to covering areas of IAM strategy, CISO Program Management mentoring, and Technology Service Provider success strategies. With a long career as a security professional and researcher, Mr. Carpenter has broad experience in North America and Europe, providing security consulting and advisory services for many of the best-known global brands.

Join us Wednesday October 30th, 2019 at 2:00 PM EST! 

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