Already a popular platform, WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned smartphone instant messaging service, posted the biggest gains due to COVID-19 according to Tech Crunch. Learn why this ubiquitous messaging app could be a security risk and what you need to know to secure WhatsApp.
In this session, you’ll discover:
+ How metadata and message data storage expose you to critical risk
+ Why the legal agreement should give you pause
+ Why WhatsApp is an effective platform for spreading disinformation
+ How the phones and humans using them increase your vulnerability
+ How to increase secure use of the app and mitigate your risk
+ Why WhatsApp leveraged by sophisticated threat actors
Speaker: Cosimo Mortola is a senior intelligence analyst at GroupSense. Cosimo previously tracked threat actors at MassMutual, and Russian disinformation and associated threat activity at FireEye. Cosimo is fluent in Russian, French, and Italian.