This lecture will explore the impact of cybercrime on the data/records, such as Personal Identifiable Information (PII) and Sensitive and Private Information, that are being collected in the medical industry, especially at dental offices. Specialists in the security field have always looked at the possibility of a Social Engineering attack on offices where information security is not optimal and security posture is somewhat weak, and awareness of the danger/risk is almost null and void. The presenter will help to bring into perspective the various threat surface and attack vectors that can be used to expose patients’ records and other confidential information.
To understand why having the right security practices and mechanism to bring about Zero Trust is important for any entity that is collecting information on its clients.
To have the basic understanding of how an organization can protect itself from Ransomware attacks, and
To gain insights into the protection of the digital infrastructure and digital records from the various threats that exist
Omar Gentles is the Chief Operations Officer and Co-Founder at Aviv Cyber Security and Technologies Limited with over 24 years in Information Technologies and 10+ years in cyber security. Omar holds a Master’s degree in Information Systems Management (ISM) with a focus on cyber security and a BSc in managing information systems. He is trained in Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), as well as Digital Investigations and Security along with Cyber Awareness for Prosecutors.
Omar Gentles also holds several industry recognized certifications including:
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Insider Threat Programmer (ITP)
Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT)
Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessor (ITVA)
EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Omar Gentles has worked in the Government of Jamaica, within the Ministry of National Security, where he became a primary resource in cyber security to the United Nations (UN) headquarters to participate in the development of policies and norms for Cyber Warfare. He was also instrumental in creating a robust security posture for two of the largest banks in the eastern Caribbean during their time of merger, while working as a Senior Security Engineer, with NCDS.
As a Cyber security Consultant and Manager for Verizon’s Global Corporate Security Operations (GCSO), he was involved in Security Audits and Risk Assessments for multi-million dollar projects that were owned by Verizon. He joined IslandNet as a Senior Manager with responsibility for Service Delivery Operation and helped to develop business to client interaction for the Security Operations Center (SOC), Network Operation Center (NOC), Information and Technology (IT), Pre-Sales and Telco services.