Cybercrimes generate more money than the total illegal global drug trade. With that much money made by the bad guys, cybercrime has continued to grow into pandemic proportions. In this session, you will learn from Scott Ford, a former FBI Cyber and DEA trainer, the fundamental knowledge to keep yourself and your workplace safe from common cybercrimes.
After the completion of training, the learner will understand
Speaker: Scott Ford is an award-winning senior instructional designer and owner of Scott Ford Consulting. Scott has had the honor of developing computer training courses that have been used by the DEA, FBI Cyber, FBI CART, CIA, local and state law enforcement officers and oil and gas companies.
- Why cybersecurity knowledge is vital to all and its importance to workplace safety
- Take steps to protect digital devices from common physical threats
- Employee best practices to protect critical data
- Identify common methods malware uses to infect digital devices
- Identify common social engineering attacks and keep from becoming victims
Scott received his M.Ed. from Texas A&M, and has completed postgraduate work in homeland security and emergency management from the Bush School of Government and George Mason University.
He has been a regular guest lecturer for Texas A&M’s instructional design program. Scott was also an adjunct faculty member at Lone Star College, North Virginia Community College (NOVA) and a featured speaker for the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA), MERLOT, Online Learning Consortium (OLC), and Network Texas.
Address ( print map with directions)
New Horizons CLC Houston (Located in the same complex at the Decorative Center Houston)
5120 Woodway Dr., Suite 200
Houston, TX 77056
Best parking is in the surface lot behind the ExxonMobil station. Facility is on the second floor of the courtyard next to the parking lot.
We are located at the intersection of Sage and Woodway Dr. in the Galleria area, headed away from 610 on Woodway Dr. At the light make a right onto Sage Rd, and then another immediate right into the Decorative Center Houston (DCH) surface parking lot. We are located on the second floor of the court yard area on the right hand side, in the suite closest to the building. The stairs are located on both sides of the first floor shops, hidden in the architecture.
Visitors can park in any spots without a ‘RESERVED’ sign on them. They have open spots on every floor of the garage and outside the lobby of the building (there is also a valet service here).