A non-technical talk about cybersecurity fundamentals
Ransomware. Hacker. Breach. Encryption. These words now appear daily in the news, and it can be scary and overwhelming. In a talk given by a librarian turned Information Security professional, you will learn some fundamentals to help you protect your personal data as well as tips on how to work more securely.
About our speaker
Tracy Z. Maleeff, aka @InfoSecSherpa, is an Information Security Analyst for The New York Times Company. Prior to joining the Info Sec field, Tracy worked as a librarian in academic, corporate, and law firm libraries. She holds a Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh in addition to undergraduate degrees from both Temple University (magna cum laude) and the Pennsylvania State University.
While a member of the Special Libraries Association, Tracy received the Dow Jones Innovate Award, the Wolters Kluwer Law & Business Innovations in Law Librarianship award, and was named a Fellow. Tracy has been featured in the Tribe of Hackers: Cybersecurity Advice and Tribe of Hackers: Leadership books. She also received the Women in Security Leadership Award from the Information Systems Security Association. Tracy publishes a daily Information Security & Privacy newsletter (https://nuzzel.com/InfoSecSherpa), and maintains an OSINT blog (https://infosecsherpa.medium.com/). A native of the Philadelphia area, she lives and dies with its sports teams.