Discerning the Indiscernible: Tackling Deepfake Hoaxes Online

Dec 14, 2021 · ,
In this session, Deb Wells will describe what deepfakes are, the problems they cause, and how to handle them through governance.

Presenter: Deb Wells, Senior Cybersecurity Engineering Manager, BECU

Event Type: Chapter/Luncheon Meetings

Date: Tuesday, Dec 14, 2021

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Location: Virtual Meeting

Pricing: Members - Free; Non-members - $20

Instructional delivery method: Online

CPE credit(s): 1 hour

Advanced preparation: None required

Event Details:

Deepfakes are real! In this short talk, I am going to go over what it is; the high-level technology surrounding its existence; examples of the trouble deepfake hoaxes are causing (to include cybersecurity); and more importantly how to properly handle this type of technology through governance.

Presenter Bio:

Deborah "Deb" Wells is a 21-year Air Force veteran.

She heralds from a computer and cybersecurity background. Deb's career was replete with numerous duty stations all over the world. She began her Air Force journey after graduating from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Business Administration. She had ten assignments starting at the Engineering and Installation Wing at Tinker Air Force Base and retired as the Air Base Group Deputy Commander from Joint Base Lewis McChord.

After retiring from the Air Force, Deb began working for Central Washington University as a full-time lecturer in the Information Technology and Administration Department, where she teaches a variety of cybersecurity, leadership, and digital forensics classes. While Deb continues to teach, she has recently started another career with Boeing Employees Credit Union as their Senior Cybersecurity Engineering Manager. In her spare time, she is the owner of a small business, Selkirk Security Solutions, LLC, specializing in cybersecurity risk assessments, forensics, and incident response triage.

Currently, Deb Wells resides in Northern Idaho with her husband and teenage daughter!

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