Cybersecurity Awareness Month features presentation by master pentester

October is national Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This annual initiative is dedicated to raising awareness about cybersecurity and promoting best practices to protect ourselves and our organization from cyber threats.

Mississippi State is hosting Mr. Phillip Wylie, a master pentester, who will share his extensive knowledge and insights in the realm of penetration testing and cybersecurity.

His presentation, "Unveiling the Art of Ethical Hacking: A Session with Master Pentester Phillip Wylie," will be held noon on Oct. 18 via WebEx.

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Wylie is a passionate offensive security professional with a career spanning two decades. His expertise in penetration testing has not only secured organizations, but also empowered budding cybersecurity enthusiasts through his teaching and mentorship.

This is an excellent opportunity for attendees to delve into the critical aspects of ethical hacking, understand the evolving threat landscape, and learn about the latest tools and techniques employed in penetration testing.

We encourage students, especially those with an interest in cybersecurity, to attend this enlightening session. Faculty members and other professionals in the related fields will also find this presentation beneficial.

A question-and-answer segment will follow Wylie's presentation where attendees can engage and seek clarifications on pertinent issues.

If you have any additional questions, please contact the ITS Service Desk at 662-325-0631 or 888-398-6394.

Tuesday, October 17, 2023 - 1:40 pm