|[March 12, 2019]
LBMC Executive Takes Stage at TEDx Nashville
LBMC, one of the Southeast's largest accounting and business consulting
firms and a top 50 firm in the nation, proudly announces that Mark
practice leader of risk
services, was featured as a speaker at the 2019 TEDx event in
Nashville presenting The Humanity Behind Cybersecurity Attacks.
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International Information Security expert, Mark Burnette, gives top tips from his talk about The Humanity Behind Cybersecurity Attacks (Photo: Business Wire)
key takeaways from his presentation, download now!
A recognized IT security expert by technology think-tank Gartner,
Inc., Burnette spoke on cybersecurity awareness and identified three
characteristics of humans that lead to breakdowns in cybersecurity:
human curiosity, the trusting and helpful nature of most people, and
unfamiliarity with cybersecurity risks. Burnette points out that most
successful cyber-attacks take place when a human makes a mistake, not
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characteristics of humans that lead to breakdowns in #cybersecurity
@TEDxNashville. Get the key takeaways from his presentation via @lbmc_pc http://bit.ly/cybertedx
Key takeaways include these Top Tips on how to protect your accounts and
data from compromise and be more cyber aware:
Choose strong passwords/passphrases
Use multi-factor authentication
Expect to be targeted
Burnette has more than 20 years of experience and travels the U.S.
speaking at business conferences as an expert on the full range of
people, process, and technology risks that organizations face. In 2018
he spoke at nine major conferences on various topics such as blockchain,
cybersecurity issues in healthcare, and his popular talk "Dear President
Trump: How to Secure the United States."
Burnette has been featured as a cybersecurity subject matter expert on
ABC and CBS television affiliates and in print media such as Secure
Enterprise, Information Security and ComputerWorld magazine.
"I was honored to be among this amazing and creative group of thought
leaders, and I had a great coach, Rob Ivy, LEE
Company Chief Financial Officer and TEDx Nashville Speaker
Coach/Board Member, who helped guide me to effectively connect with the
TED audience," Burnette said. "The most rewarding part of something like
this is hearing from an attendee that my talk resulted in him taking
immediate action to change his passwords right after the presentation.
Raising awareness of cybersecurity issues and motivating attendees to
act was my goal."
To learn more about Burnette and steps you can take to enhance your
personal and business information security, click
LBMC is a Top 50 firm in the country and the largest professional
service provider based in Tennessee, serving more than 10,000 clients
with diverse needs across a spectrum of industries. We've become
industry leaders in financial, human resources, technology, information
security, and wealth advisory services through our focus on the client
and solutions. For more information visit www.lbmc.com.
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