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  • Tuesday, June 25 | 10:15-11:30 AM


    CPE Credit: 1.5

    Level: Overview

    Recommended Prerequisite: None

    Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

    Social media is mostly used for personal enjoyment and for businesses to market their services. But criminals also use it to commit crime. How well do you protect your organization’s social media accounts? Are you connected with imposters and miscreants? This session will review high-profile cases where social media and other online tools were used by cybercriminals. It will also discuss the threats social media poses to you and your business, as well as some best practices you can follow to protect yourself.

    You Will Learn How To:

    • Examine the risks of using social media
    • Evaluate how social media has been used in attacks against individuals and businesses
    • Identify best practices to protect yourself and your business
    David Pollino

    Chief Information Security Officer, Bank of the West

    David Pollino, Bank of the West Chief Information Security Officer, is an experienced financial services executive with 20 years of combined experience in both information security and financial services. Pollino has held senior security positions at Charles Schwab, Washington Mutual and Wells Fargo.


    Pollino is a key contributor to the customer-facing BOW blog, as well as an information security author. He has authored titles such as RSA Press: Wireless Security, The Hacker’s Challenge Books 1, 2 and 3 and Hacking Exposed: Wireless.


    Pollino frequently speaks at security events and is quoted in the media on security issues. He also serves on board committees at the Boy’s and Girl’s Club of the Midlands.

  • David Pollino

    Chief Information Security Officer, Bank of the West

    David Pollino, Bank of the West Chief Information Security Officer, is an experienced financial services executive with 20 years of combined experience in both information security and financial services. Pollino has held senior security positions at Charles Schwab, Washington Mutual and Wells Fargo.


    Pollino is a key contributor to the customer-facing BOW blog, as well as an information security author. He has authored titles such as RSA Press: Wireless Security, The Hacker’s Challenge Books 1, 2 and 3 and Hacking Exposed: Wireless.


    Pollino frequently speaks at security events and is quoted in the media on security issues. He also serves on board committees at the Boy’s and Girl’s Club of the Midlands.

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