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The latest trends and best practice advice from the leading experts

This channel features presentations by leading experts in the field of information security. From application, computer, network and Internet security to access control management, data privacy and other hot topics, you will walk away with practical advice for your strategic and tactical information security initiatives.

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Webroot’s 2014 Threat Brief Preview Grayson Milbourne, Security Intelligence Director This presentation provides an overview of the threats against a wide range of organizations and individuals during 2014. This overview is based on research and analysis conducted by the Webroot Threat Research team. The report includes analysis of IP addresses associated with malicious activity, details on the reputation of URLs by category and location, phishing detection statistics, insights into file reputation and encounter rates with malware and PUAs and information on mobile app security for Android devices. All data presented comes from Webroot’s Intelligence Network and was observed during 2014. Read more >
Apr 16 2015
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  • This presentation provides an overview of the threats against a wide range of organizations and individuals during 2014. This overview is based on research and analysis conducted by the Webroot Threat Research team. The report includes analysis of IP addresses associated with malicious activity, details on the reputation of URLs by category and location, phishing detection statistics, insights into file reputation and encounter rates with malware and PUAs and information on mobile app security for Android devices. All data presented comes from Webroot’s Intelligence Network and was observed during 2014.
  • Public cloud computing resources such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) are helping organizations like yours develop and deploy new applications rapidly; expand into geographic regions seamlessly and extend competitive advantages. Cyber criminals are well aware of the rapid expansion into the public cloud and are looking for weaknesses in your security posture. Don’t let them find one. The VM-Series for AWS, allows you to securely extend your corporate datacenter into AWS, using our next-generation firewall and advanced features to protect your data while native management features ensures policies keep pace with the changing to your applications.

    In this webinar, attendees will learn:
    - Common customer use cases for AWS
    - Key security challenges and considerations
    - How the VM-Series can protect your AWS environments
  • Host-based IDS systems, or HIDS, work by monitoring activity that is occurring internally on a host. HIDS look for unusual or nefarious activity by examining logs created by the operating system, looking for changes made to key system files, tracking installed software, and sometimes examining the network connections a host makes. AlienVault USM features a complete integration of OSSEC, one of the most popular and effective open source HIDS tools.

    In this live webinar, we'll show you how USM helps you get more out of OSSEC with:
    Remote agent deployment, configuration and management
    Behavioral monitoring of OSSEC clients
    Logging and reporting for PCI compliance
    Data correlation with IP reputation data, vulnerability scans and more
    We'll finish up by showing a demo of how OSSEC alert correlation can be used to detect brute force attacks with USM
  • The rapidly expanding supply chain supporting the cybercrime economy is empowering cyber criminals, cyber terrorists and even nation states in ways that put companies, critical infrastructure and governments at increased risk. The fate of an organization whose defenses have been compromised will be determined by the speed with which they can detect and respond to intruders. A mature security intelligence posture boosts an organization’s resiliency amidst these advanced threats. If intruders are detected early in their lifecycle, organizations can respond quickly and potentially avoid loss altogether.

    In this webinar, three cyber security veterans will discuss today’s rapidly evolving cyber threat landscape and LogRhythm’s new Security Intelligence Maturity Model™ (SIMM). They will explore how the SIMM provides organizations with a framework to plan for continuous reduction in their mean-time-to-detect (MTTD) and mean-time-to-respond (MTTR) to high-impact threats.

    Learn about:
    • Emerging cyber threat vectors in 2015.
    • Security Intelligence and the critical role it plays in addressing high-impact threats
    • Using the SIMM to assess your current Security Intelligence Maturity
    • How to move from “greatly exposed” to “highly resilient” via End-to-End Threat Lifecycle Management
  • This presentation describes the gaps in most security professionals knowledge of crypto, why that is a problem, and how you can correct it.
  • While anonymizers can serve a positive purpose by protecting a user’s personal information by hiding their computer’s identifying information, their use in your network environment can be dangerous. Anonymizers can evade enterprise security devices, and their misuse can make your organization susceptible to malware and unwanted intrusions. Attend this session to learn how you can detect and block elusive anonymizers from wreaking havoc on your network.
  • Recently cyber attacks against Industrial Control Systems (ICS) used by
    utilities and other Critical Infrastructure organizations have hit the
    newlines worldwide. Stuxnet is the best known cyber attack against an
    industrial installation, but it's not the only one.

    But what if cyber attacks were not the biggest threat to industrial
    networks and systems? Although malware is still a major point of
    interest, the sword of Damocles for critical industrial networks is
    represented by system misuse performed by disgruntled employees,
    contractors and vendors, as well as unintentional mistakes,
    network and system misconfiguration; all this could lead to the
    divergence or failure of critical processes.

    In this talk we will reshape the concept of ICS cyber security and will present our vision for a comprehensive approach to cyber security for ICS.
  • Every year, Secunia Research releases a review of the global vulnerability landscape, based on their large vulnerability database and data from the Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) user base.

    The data in this research provides security professionals around the world with perspective on the impact and evolution of the threat landscape and what has trended throughout the year.

    In this webinar, Secunia’s Director of Research and Security Kasper Lindgaard will discuss the data presented in the Secunia Vulnerability Review 2015 and answer questions.

    The review itself was released on March 25.

    You can download a copy of the review on our website:

    www.secunia.com/VR2015

    Key takeaways:

    - The number of vulnerabilities and zero-days detected in 2014

    - How quick vendors are to respond to vulnerabilities

    - Which programs are more vulnerable

    - How products bundled with open source applications and libraries affect security
  • Several years ago, award-winning writer and stand-up comedian Bennett Arron was in serious debt. He owed thousands of pounds to mobile phone companies, catalogues and department stores. Only it wasn’t him. Bennett was a victim of Identity Theft, the fastest growing crime in the UK. This theft resulted in Bennett and his pregnant wife becoming penniless and homeless.

    Years later, Bennett wrote a comedy show about his experience. The show was critically acclaimed at the Edinburgh Festival and led to Bennett being asked to direct and present a Documentary for Channel 4. The Documentary, How To Steal An Identity, was Pick of The Week in The Guardian and The Telegraph and was called ‘Fascinating and Disturbing’ by the TV Times. It went on to be shortlisted for a BAFTA.

    In the Documentary, Bennett proved the ease of ID theft, by first stealing the identities of the general public and then stealing the identity of the then Home Secretary, Charles Clarke.This action resulted in Bennett being arrested in a dawn raid by Scotland Yard and given the code-name Operation Hydrogen.

    Bennett has recently written a memoir on the subject. This book, which has received several 5 star reviews, is not only a disturbingly true yet funny account of what it's like to have your identity stolen and but also reveals the devastating consequences of making a documentary ‘in the public interest’.

    He has performed as a speaker at many corporate events around the world and he was the Guest Speaker at the International Fraud Convention in Italy, the International Congress On Anti-Fraud & Anti-Corruption in Poland (twice) and the opening keynote speaker at Auscert in Australia.

    Bennett has been called... 'A Welsh Seinfeld' by The Guardian, 'Genuinely Original and Funny' by The Times and ‘Case Number 2477419’ by The Metropolitan Police.
  • An overview of how businesses can gain visibility into B2B transactions to speed decision-making, respond to changing customer and market demands, and optimize business processes.

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