Phishing, Whaling, and Spoofing in the Age of COVID-19: How to Decrease Your Chances of Being Targeted by Cybercriminals

The Honorable Rebecca L. Warren (Ret.), a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will co-present the webinar, “Phishing, Whaling, and Spoofing in the Age of COVID-19: How to Decrease Your Chances of Being Targeted by Cybercriminals,” hosted by the Somerset County Bar Association as part of its annual CLE Marathon.

How to Decrease Your Chances of Being Targeted by Cybercriminals

Cybercriminal activity has been increasing every year at an alarming rate. With the onset of COVID-19, and the American workforce shifting to remote work environments, cybercriminals have new opportunities to infiltrate networks, steal information, and disable systems. From individuals to large corporations, governmental entities to non-profits, no one is immune from a cyberattack. This webinar will address:

  • How to identify online scams and phishing schemes
  • How to increase awareness of disruptive malware and data harvesting malware
  • How to avoid malicious domains
  • Preventative tools to decrease the chance of being victim to an attack
  • Preventative tools to learn appropriate responses in the unfortunate event of a cyber breach or attack

When: Monday, February 15, 2021

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

Register for Norris McLaughlin, Attorneys at Law, Legal Events in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania

This program has been submitted for approval by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for up to 1.2 hours of total CLE credit.

About Rebecca Warren

Rebecca devotes her practice to labor and employment, cybersecurity, business and corporate matters, and litigation. As a former in-house corporate attorney, and having counseled businesses for over 25 years, she is keenly aware of the unique and varied legal needs of business clients, especially in today’s climate. Rebecca is well-versed in providing legal strategy and guidance regarding daily business issues, as well as for challenges ranging from employment matters to third party disputes to pandemic-related impacts.

As a former elected official and prosecutor, Rebecca is well-positioned to sagely counsel clients in crisis management, internal and governmental investigations, charges and indictments, and regulatory and business compliance. She has also pursued certification in cybersecurity to more astutely advise businesses in creating a culture of cyber awareness and data protection, assisting clients in the midst of a cyberattack, determining breach notifications required by law, and guiding recovery post-attack.

Rebecca also handles all aspects of litigation for her clients, having appeared in court for over 30 years for hearings, non-jury trials, jury trials, mediations, arbitrations, appeals, and other legal proceedings. She was formerly solicitor for various non-profit organizations and government agencies and had regularly served as a county arbitration panel member and arbitration chairperson. Rebecca has represented prominent clients in high-stakes and multi-million-dollar cases at the county, state, and federal levels.