Audio: Cyber Security for Lawyers … Michael Gregg

Michael Gregg is a cyber security expert focused on IT networks and security assessments. He provided a guest lecture called “Cyber Security for Lawyers” at Solo Practice University®.

As the Superior Solutions, Inc. founder & COO, Mr. Gregg brings more than 20 years of experience building real security solutions and driving strategic development. He is a cyber security expert focused on IT networks and security assessments. Even though leading the firm consumes a large amount of Mr. Gregg’s time, he enjoys teaching. Mr. Gregg has a proven reputation as both a dynamic and influential speaker.

His written works in the field of IT security include the publication of fourteen security books he has either authored or co-authored. Some of these titles include: Syngress’s Hack the Stack, Sybex’s Security Street Smarts, Que’s CISSP Cram 2, CISSP Exam Cram 2 Questions Edition, and The Certified Ethical Hacker Exam Prep 2. He also authored Inside Network Security Assessment by Sam’s Publishing, Build your own Network Security Lab by Wiley and The Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA) Exam Prep by Que. Mr. Gregg holds two associate’s degrees, a bachelor’s degree, and a master’s degree.

What you will learn, discover and become aware of in this guest lecture:

Computer security is hard to keep up with – especially if you’re a busy lawyer trying to run a practice. Here are a sample of topics Mr. Gregg addressed during his guest lecture.

  • Top Attacks Lawyers Should Be Aware Of:  spear phishing, malicious coded websites, scareware, man-in-the-middle attacks, and smishing.
  • Social Media Security: Ways social media is putting you at risk and how. Bad tiny URLs and social media games are just two of the many things to watch out for. Social Media is also an entree for more devastating attacks from other sources.
  • Key Security Tools: The best anti-virus software for PCs, plus the first smartphone anti-virus program (and why you need it), and an emerging tool called the “web filter.”
  • Prevention: Why lawyers should stop using Internet Explorer, how to use virtual private networks (VPNs) on your laptop and phone, and creating a password that can’t be cracked by common password-beating programs.

This is a MUST-listen for lawyers, anyone who conducts business and everyone who uses a computer and smart phone. If you think you know everything you need to know about security, think again. 

This guest lecture is about 78 minutes. Listen directly below.

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