The impact of malware outbreaks in 2017 is short lived compared to the ones we saw a decade ago. One of the key observations in 2017 is we have seen an attack that was infectious across the Internet and also an attack that was not infectious but had similar significant impact.
Cyber epidemics are starting to afflict all business by impacting critical IT infrastructure. To increase the organization’s resilience against cyber-epidemics, you need to validate your attack surface and its susceptibility to attacks.
Cyber-attacks tend to resemble a power law distribution in which a few dozen infiltration vectors account for most breaches and a “long tail” consisting of a large number of less common infiltration vectors account for the rest. It is important to provide timely and accurate information to keep the number of infiltrations low and the impact to your business reduced.
What you will learn from this webinar:
- How to prioritize what is most important when an attack happens.
- Visibility into your attack surface and how to validate what the exposure is.
- How to establish a metric based risk management program.
About the Presenter:
Srinivas Mukkamala is one of the Co-founders and CEO of RiskSense, a cyber security spinoff of New Mexico Tech. Srinivas has been researching and developing security technologies for over 15 years, working on malware analytics (focus on medical control systems and nontraditional computing devices), breach exposure management, Web application security, and enterprise risk reduction.
Srinivas was one of the lead researchers for CACTUS (Computational Analysis of Cyber Terrorism against the US). Dr. Mukkamala has over 120 peer-reviewed publications in the areas of malware analytics, digital forensics, data mining, and bioinformatics. He has a patent on Intelligent Agents for Distributed Intrusion Detection System and Method of Practicing.