Bureau Veritas organized a seminar in Helsinki on January 30th, 2020 in topical themes in quality control, certification and standards. elfGROUP’s Senior Cyber Security Analyst Markus Hamara was one of the speakers at the seminar, with the topic of cyber security and phishing ABCs. Cyber security plays a critical role in quality control and business in general, which was discussed also at the seminar. Especially cyber security and privacy related threats keep management level worrying these days.
In his presentation, Markus introduced the concept of ethical hacking and how it can be used to serve companies, the Cyber Weather by the National Cyber Security Centre of Finland, as well as what aspects should be considered to avoid phishing scams. Phishing was discussed through 3 real-life examples and an exercise of identifying phishing pages from authentic ones. The presentation received praise for an interesting approach to the subject.