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This episode features Cyber Security Expert, Jeremiah Baker. Here he does a deep dive in to cyber security and what family offices can do to protect themselves against hackers. He discusses the different types of cyber-attacks, the importance of two factor authentication, how to be proactive in preventing attacks as much as possible, and more.
Jeremiah Baker grew up in a family with over 40 foster brothers and sisters which instilled a passion for helping others and that passion continues today.
Over the past 12 years, he’s had the opportunity to help hundreds of organizations around the globe discover how they’ll be hacked before the bad guys do it for them through a service called ethical hacking/penetration testing.
He’s helped to protect banks, casinos, family offices, hospitals, government organizations, auto manufacturers, data backup companies, cloud companies, and many more.
He’s extremely passionate about educating people about protecting themselves, their businesses, and their family members from cybercrime.
He’s troubled by the fact that organizations are continuously becoming victims of ransomware attacks, wire fraud scams, business email account takeovers, data breaches, and other cybercrimes costing victims millions of dollars when these crimes could have been avoided with simple solutions in place.
He spends his time speaking at cybersecurity conferences, family office events and consults with organizations to help them better understand current cyber threats and how to protect against them.
He’s currently finishing a book about cybersecurity called, Confessions of a Hacker: How to avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime. To help as many people as possible he offers the cliff notes of the book for free to those who want them. Simply reach out to him on LinkedIn or by visiting his website at www.JeremiahBaker.com
He lives with his wife in Alpharetta a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia. He’s an avid business advisor and investor. He enjoys mentoring young people about cybersecurity, starting, and growing a business.