Personal and Professional Cyber Security
In the 21st century the ease and convenience provided by our smartphones, tablets, personal computers, online accounts and other information technology can also expose us, our clients, and our associates to IT-enabled crimes which can cause serious personal and professional damage. Learn which crimes to look out for and how you can take action to prevent them. In this fast-moving 45 minute presentation you will learn practical and immediately applicable strategies and techniques to further protect and secure your associates and yourself against a documented increasing potential for data theft and cyber crime.
Van Swearingen is the Senior IT Training and Applications Support Specialist at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp llp. Van has 25 years experience in law firm enterprise information technology and has made a career on "being good with computers" beginning in a support role as a secretary and word processor back in the '80s, to law-firm IT help desk and help desk manager in the 90's, and continuing to IT consulting, technical training, training manager, project-based traveling trainer, and IT training project management and user-experience developer for major global law firms in New York and Los Angeles, continuing as the in-house IT training coordinator and more for a prestigious full-service entertainment industry law firm in West LA.
Van attended Hunter College at the City University of New York, and has earned an assortment of computer application master-certifications, administrative management certificates from NYU and The New School, and is an HDI-certified Support Center Manager.
In addition to his enterprise technology experience, Van is an accomplished photographer. Since 2005, Van's botanical and architectural images have been published worldwide. Van's commissioned photography includes fine-art, portrait, and documentary landscape, architectural, and interior design.
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Location: Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services - 4760 South Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230
Please bring in books you wish to donate. Each month we rotate who will bring breakfast. Whoever brings breakfasts gets to choose one of the donated books as a "thank you."