Phishing Attacks and Mobile Device Security

Mount Kenya University - Thika, Kenya

Participants will gain insights into the tactics used by cybercriminals to deceive and compromise mobile users, as well as learn practical strategies to protect themselves and their organizations from these threats. Topics covered include the anatomy of phishing attacks, common social engineering techniques, mobile security best practices, and the use of security tools.

Oct 27, 2023, 5:00 – 7:00 PM

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About this event

Join us for an engaging and eye-opening session on Phishing Attacks and Mobile Device Security. In today's digital landscape, our mobile devices have become an integral part of our daily lives, but they are also prime targets for cybercriminals seeking to exploit vulnerabilities and steal sensitive information.

During this session, we will take a deep dive into the world of phishing attacks, where malicious actors use clever tactics to deceive individuals and gain unauthorized access to their mobile devices. We'll explore the anatomy of phishing attacks, dissecting the various forms they can take, from email and text messages to malicious apps and fake websites. You'll gain a comprehensive understanding of how these attacks work and how to recognize them.

But it doesn't stop at awareness. We'll equip you with practical strategies and best practices to fortify your mobile device security. You'll learn about the latest social engineering techniques that cybercriminals use to manipulate individuals into divulging sensitive information. We'll also discuss the tools and practices available to mitigate risks and enhance your mobile security posture.

By the end of this session, you'll be empowered to take proactive steps in protecting your mobile devices and personal information. You'll be better prepared to defend against the ever-evolving landscape of phishing attacks, contributing to a safer digital environment for yourself and your organization.

Don't miss out on this valuable opportunity to enhance your mobile device security knowledge. Join us for an insightful and interactive discussion that could make all the difference in safeguarding your digital world. We look forward to seeing you there!

Speaker

  • Hamdi Abdirizak

    Cybersecurity Lead

Organizers

  • Joseph Muchiri

    GDSC Lead

  • Joy Watiri

    GDSC Vice-lead

  • Max Brillant

    Web Development Lead

  • Hamdi Abdirizak

    Cybersecurity lead

  • Nancy Kibara

    Community Engagement Lead

  • Felix Gecheo

    Andemoli Technologies

    Android lead

  • Jimleston Osoi

    Student

    ML & AI lead

  • Sanguli Philisiah

    Backend Development Lead

  • Asenath Ngumba

    Social Media Manager

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