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Hacker Hour

The Hacker Hour webinar series is an interactive and engaging cybersecurity training experience - free of charge. Each month, our host invites a cybersecurity expert to join the Hacker Hour to discuss current cybersecurity issues and emerging trends. Attendees are encouraged to join the conversation, submit questions, share ideas, and provide topic suggestions. SBS CyberSecurity will also offer products and services to help relieve the stress of specific cybersecurity issues your organization might be experiencing.


Hacker Hour

Hacker Hour: How Bad Guys Bypass MFA

Wednesday, September 27  |  2:00 - 3:00 PM CT
Free monthly webinar series!

In today's digital landscape, Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is hailed as the security gold standard. However, is it possible that even this powerful defense can be compromised? It's time to dive into the tactics, techniques, and tools that cybercriminals use to outsmart MFA.

Join us for this webinar, where we'll discuss real-world scenarios and methods that cyber criminals deploy to bypass MFA, and cover practical tips and best practices to stay one step ahead.


Hacker Hour HostMeet the Host

Nick Podhradsky, Executive Vice President at SBS CyberSecurity

Nick is on a mission to help organizations understand basic cybersecurity principles and incorporate a more robust security culture. Since 2016 Nick has hosted the monthly "Hacker Hour" webinar series, which aims to help attendees understand basic cybersecurity principles. Nick has been selected as a guest lecturer at the Dakota State University GenCyber camp and frequently speaks at local Chamber of Commerce groups and other user groups. Nick has ten years of experience in the banking industry and holds a master's degree in Educational Technology from Dakota State University. He is a Certified Banking Security Manager and Certified Banking Incident Handler.

Contact Nick at or 605-770-3926.


Past Hacker Hours

Hacker Hour: How Bad Guys Bypass MFA
Join us for this webinar, where we'll discuss real-world scenarios and methods that cyber criminals deploy to bypass MFA, and cover practical tips and best practices to stay one step ahead.

Hacker Hour: AI Unveiled - Tackling the Early Risks of AI Technology
Join us for a thought-provoking webinar where we'll explore the early risks associated with AI technology adoption. Get ready to learn about the current state of AI, potential risks, and strategies to mitigate these risks in your business. 

Hacker Hour: 5 Business Challenges That Executives Overlook as the Business Grows

Hacker Hour: SOC 2 Reports - Strategies and Best Practices
Whether you're new to SOC 2 report reviews or have experience, this webinar will provide valuable insights to help you effectively review and validate SOC 2 reports. Take this opportunity to learn from industry experts and ensure your organization effectively manages third-party risks.

Hacker Hour: M365 Email Account Compromise Triage
Join us to learn best practices and strategies to initially respond to an assumed email account compromise within the M365 environment. We will cover the key response steps to take to identify, verify, and contain the attack.

Hacker Hour: External Penetration Testing
Whether you are a cybersecurity professional, IT manager, or business owner, this webinar will provide valuable insights into the world of external penetration testing and how it can help your organization stay ahead of potential threats. Join us to learn more!

Hacker Hour: 3 Critical Components of Vendor Management
Join our host, Nick, and his guest, Laura Zannucci, ISO and Senior Information Security Consultant at SBS for an engaging discussion on the three critical components of vendor management - vendor classification/risk assessment, vendor reviews, and vendor monitoring.

Hacker Hour: Internal Network Penetration Testing
Join SBS as we answer many of the most common questions about internal penetration testing.

Hacker Hour: Responding to Common Cyber Incidents
Please join us to work through a few real-life incidents and discuss the lessons learned from those events.

Hacker Hour: What's Trending in the World of IT Audit?
Join us for this webinar as we share insights into the current state of information security, what's trending in regard to findings and recommendations, and possible changes to the future of auditing. We will also offer practical advice and best practices for professionals looking to stay up-to-date and remain competitive in the field.

Hacker Hour: Review of 2022 Top Cybersecurity Threats
Do your homework before kicking off the new year - and likely continued cybersecurity challenges - by joining us in reviewing the top cyber threats of 2022. We will focus on what was learned from the 2022 threat landscape and prepare to go into 2023 with a healthy and proactive cyber mindset.

Hacker Hour: Cybersecurity Awareness Month Round Table
We would like to invite you to join SBS in celebrating National Cybersecurity Awareness Month with a security awareness round table. Join us as we share the greatest tips and tricks to train employees, customers, senior management/board, and your family.

Hacker Hour: Recent Changes in Guidance/Regulation
Join SBS for this webinar as we review the FDIC Incident Notification Rule, the update to the FFIEC AIO booklet, and the FTC changes for GLBA in the automotive industry. We will also predict the next changes we should be ready for.