Academic Webinar Series – Cyber Threats during a World Pandemic

Description: Cyber security threats are materially higher today as a result of COVID-19. We are all are at increased risk because of work-from-home computer use, increased dependence on the internet, and the use of Zoom and other online meeting platforms.

To protect our Metro State Community, our next Academic Webinar Series is offering a free webinar to educate you about these threats and provide best cyber security practices.

Topics will include:

• Tips and tools for working remotely (identifying phishing scams, using a VPN, etc.)
• Enhanced money transfer requests and transfer procedures
• Video conferencing tips and protocol


Brian Halbach

Security Consultant @RedTeam Security

Brian Halbach is a security consultant at RedTeam Security in Saint Paul, MN. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management and a minor in Computer Science. Brian’s previous experience as a lead security engineer and systems administrator has given him a perspective into network and systems administration that brings a unique viewpoint to his security and penetration testing skillset and allows him to think outside the box. Industry Certifications include; Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Networking Associate Security (CCNA Security), Cisco Certified Networking Associate Cyber Ops (CCNA Cyber Ops), and Comptia Security+.