Protiviti Offers Webinar Series for 2022 National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October

Experts to discuss hot topics including post quantum cryptography, zero trust and cybersecurity defenses

MENLO PARK, Calif., September 22, 2022 


In support of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, global consulting firm Protiviti (, is hosting a series of four complimentary webinars on critical topics related to cybersecurity and privacy.

Webinar attendees will learn to:

  • Understand the post quantum cryptography threat and develop a quantum journey roadmap
  • Identity attack methods and how to avoid them
  • Enhance an organisation’s defenses against cyber attacks
  • Understand the importance of gender diversity for an organisation’s cyber effectiveness

Webinar topics include:

  • “Post Quantum Cryptography Conundrum” (Thursday, October 6, 10:00 a.m. PDT) – Presenters: Protiviti Managing Director Gregory Hedges and Director of Quantum Computing Services Konstantinos Karagiannis. Quantum computing is poised to threaten most encryption methods soon. Depending on the shelf life of an organisation's data, the time to start preparing was yesterday.
  • “Privilege Access Credentials are Everywhere and in Places Unseen” (Thursday, October 13, 10:00 a.m. PDT) – Presenters: Protiviti Managing Director Dusty Anderson and Director Siobhan Moran. Learn about identity attack methods and the importance of adopting a Zero Trust approach to securing identities.
  • “Case Studies in the Evolution of Attacker Behavior” (Thursday, October 20, 10:00 a.m. PDT) – Presenters: Protiviti Director Michael Ortlieb and Associate Director Chris Porter. The presenters will discuss case studies of recent security breaches and explain how an organisation can enhance its defenses against similar cyber attacks.
  • “She-curity: Gender Diversity’s ROI in Cyber (Thursday, October 27, 10:00 a.m. PDT) – Presenters: Alliant Credit Union Chief Information Security Officer Evelin Biro; Rackspace Chief Security Officer Karen O’Reilly-Smith; and Protiviti Managing Director Krissy Safi. An interactive panel discussion to explore how gender diversity can impact a cyber team and the cyber effectiveness of an organisation.



Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. PDT, October 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2022



Click here to register for any or all the webinars.

About Protiviti

Protiviti ( is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti and its independent and locally owned Member Firms provide clients with consulting and managed solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, digital, legal, governance, risk and internal audit through its network of more than 85 offices in over 25 countries.


Named to the 2022 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, Protiviti has served more than 80 percent of Fortune 100 and nearly 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies. The firm also works with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies. Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half is a member of the S&P 500 index.