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ICA Masterclass Series - Bank Hacks and Ransomware Attacks


Cost to ICA Members - £295 +VAT (Non-Members - £395 +VAT)

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London, 1st October 2019

Time: 10:00am - 1:30pm (Registration from 9:30am)

Venue: The White Chapel Building, Wilmington Training Room 2, 5th Floor, 10 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 8QS

Speaker: Mark Johnson 

Title: Bank Hacks and Ransomware Attacks

Mark Johnson, CITP, demystifies some of the main cybercrime threats affecting financial services today, without jargon and in a style that even the most non-technical people find accessible and engaging. 

Key learning: 

  • Understand why and how hackers target sensitive databases within financial services firms  
  • Learn about the common flaws in control that result in devastating ransomware attacks 
  • Understand how denial of service attacks bring down services and the impact of such cybercrimes on firms 
  • Gain a greatly enhanced awareness of what good governance and cyber security look like 
  • Develop the ability to ask the right questions of technical and information security teams 

Practical demonstrations and exercises: 

  • Finding email addresses and passwords online, and cracking ‘hashed’ passwords 
  • Cracking an iPhone using only your voice 
  • Finding online tools and data that help hackers break into your corporate systems 
  • Exploring the Darknet where stolen data is regularly monetised 
  • Group discussions regarding board-level awareness, governance frameworks and risk assessments in the digital era. 


Refreshments will be provided 

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