Privacy vs. Security: Balancing Vulnerability Awareness & Incident Prevention
Keith Moulsdale, Partner with Whiteford Taylor Preston LLP, Tim Vogel: CEO & CISO, Xtium; Kevin Lancaster, CEO, ID Agent
Join us for this timely discussion with privacy and data security experts. With ever looming environmental threats such as of ransomware, data theft, denial-of- service attacks, every organization and every industry must be focused on IT security. However, there is a delicate balance and frequent conflicts between the idea of information privacy and security.
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How much individual privacy can be expected in an inter-connected world? How much should be sacrificed for the sake of maximizing corporate security? And where (if anywhere) can the lines between personal and corporate be drawn? How do these issue impact policies, training and security surrounding even the most simple of business communication tools: email.
This presentation will provide an overview of the privacy vs. security challenges and explore specifically how these issues are impacting the issue of user email credentials and email vulnerabilities. This is especially critical given that emails are the number one contributor to data breaches. In fact, 63% of breaches in the US last year were the result of a compromised email credential.
We will then a) discuss common misperceptions and security holes that can lead to ransomware and other malware vulnerabilities, b) compare the various alternatives for proactively addressing these vulnerabilities, and c) discuss strategies for preventing and responding to cyberattacks.