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Sat, Sep 10



Cybersecurity and Fiction Writing

The basics of cybersecurity to help you embed realistic scenarios in your writing…and maybe protect yourself and your family along the way.

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Time & Location

Sep 10, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Raleigh, 4101 Doie Cope Rd, Raleigh, NC 27613, USA

About the Event

Have you ever received an email from a bank you don’t have an account with asking you to login and change your password?  Perhaps you’ve gotten a text with a link to track a package that could not be delivered?  Then you’re among the millions of people who are routinely targeted by attackers to steal your personal information and possibly get access to your bank accounts and more.

In this program, you’ll hear from a cybersecurity expert on ways to incorporate realistic cybersecurity scenarios into you writing. You may also learn how to protect yourself from these attacks.

A recording will be available for one week after the event.

What is cybersecurity, and how can you incorporte it into your writing?

Cybersecurity is the practice of defending computers, servers, mobile devices, electronic systems, networks, and data from malicious attacks and accidental misuse.

This presentation will help you understand:

  • Who hackers are and what they want
  • Common attacks and accidents
  • How businesses protect against hackers
  • Realistic hacking scenarios
  • Things to protect yourself

NOTE: This meeting will be held live at ECPI and online via Zoom. A recording will be available for one week after the event.

Free for chapter members—no signup required.

$10 for non-chapter members--register at the link below.

Speaker Biography:

Bill Sieglein is an expert advisor in the area of cybersecurity, information risk management, and privacy. He has directed security programs for numerous companies and has overseen the professional services organizations for security consulting firms.

Bill's career started in the US intelligence community, where he pioneered the certification and accreditation process for the CIA and vastly improved information security awareness training at the NSA.

Bill can put security into context, making information security complexities understandable. In addition to his work moderating roundtables and webinars, he appears on local radio and television commenting on incidents involving data security and privacy.

Bill lives with his family in Baltimore, Maryland.

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