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With over 200,000 members, the Information Security Community is the largest community of infosec professionals in the industry. Let's build a network that connects people, opportunities, and ideas. If you are involved in purchasing, selling, designing, marketing ... or using information security solutions - this group is for you. Covered topics include compliance, encryption, anti-virus, malware, cloud security, data protection, hacking, network security, virtualization, and more.

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How the United States Postal Service secured their email channel against fraud Michael Ray, Inspector in Change of Revenue, Product & Cyber Security at the United States Postal Inspection Service Email is #1 source of risk in today's enterprise, yet also the #1 digital communication channel for businesses today. The United States Postal Service sends more than thirteen million emails per day, which makes their email channel and brand a high-profile target for criminal email cyberattacks. In this case study webinar, hear from Michael Ray, Inspector in Change of Revenue, Product & Cyber Security at the United States Postal Inspection Service, as he shares their story of how they implemented Agari to protect their brand and their customers against fraudulent attacks by securing their email channel. Read more >
Jul 30 2015
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  • Email is #1 source of risk in today's enterprise, yet also the #1 digital communication channel for businesses today. The United States Postal Service sends more than thirteen million emails per day, which makes their email channel and brand a high-profile target for criminal email cyberattacks. In this case study webinar, hear from Michael Ray, Inspector in Change of Revenue, Product & Cyber Security at the United States Postal Inspection Service, as he shares their story of how they implemented Agari to protect their brand and their customers against fraudulent attacks by securing their email channel.
  • The rise in e-commerce data breaches over the past year raises important questions: Why is cardholder data such a big target, how do the bad guys get in and why are we seemingly powerless to stop them?

    This session will examine the black market for card data, the three most common attack vectors, and the wrong way to encrypt databases.

    You will see real-world examples of malware discovered during investigations and gain insights into the skill sets of each attacker.
  • This presentation will provide an overview of contextualization and how contextualized data can be used to prevent both known and unknown threats. It will dive deep into the technologies used in the collation and analysis process across both single and multiple threat types. It will conclude with real world use cases where contextualized data can help identified and prevent threats.
  • The world of IT security is undergoing tremendous change. The unstoppable momentum of the Internet and cloud computing, the ubiquity of mobile devices and the emergence of Internet of things have together turned the IT security landscape upside down.

    So what can you do today to keep your security ahead of these trends?

    This webcast will discuss actionable best practices gleaned from more than 5,000 leading global organizations - including United Airlines, Humana, Sealed Air, British American Tobacco, the United States Marines and NATO.

    We will also talk about:

    - The latest strategies and techniques cyber-criminals are using today
    - Concrete steps you can take to keep your organization safe
    - What to do about Internet security in today's cloud and mobile first IT landscape
  • Insider Threats represent a major security blind-spot where an increasing number of today’s security incidents occur. Highly publicized insider data theft, such as the recent Morgan Stanley breach or AT&T call center incident, highlight the increasing need for better security practices and solutions to reduce the risks posed by insider threats.

    Detecting insider threats has become increasingly difficult with the large volume of data generated through normal user activities and lack of visibility into actual user behavior. Most organizations rely on system logs from applications and devices that typically contain hundreds or thousands of discrete events in obscure technical language, making it nearly impossible to determine what a user actually did.

    Join our upcoming webinar “Insider Threats: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?” to learn about the most popular tactics to combat insider threats and how to identify indicators of insiders becoming threats. This webinar will share best practices and how to adopt an early warning system to reduce your risk and strengthen your security posture.

    When: Thursday, July 30th @ 11am EDT

    • Insight into the state of insider threats
    • Most popular tactics to combat insider threats
    • Reduce the risks posed by insider threats
  • As security incidents grow in frequency and complexity businesses struggle to be prepared to respond and mitigate the threat. Incident detection and response is expected to take up the majority of security budgets by 2020 but solutions are siloed and specialized staff is hard to hire and retain. How can security professionals who may not be experts in incident response detect and assess the scope of potential incidents or breaches effectively? This case study will explore this question leveraging real-world examples that illustrate how to confidently detect and respond to security incidents 10x faster.

    Participants will learn:
    · Methods for simplified discovery of anomalous user behavior

    · Strategies for enabling fast incident response decisions

    · How to cope when bombarded with false positive alerts

    · Common attacker methods (and why they’re so often successful)

    · Why you need to monitor privileged and risky accounts
  • Consumer-Scale Identity Management Deployments require different approaches than the typical employee use case. However, there are profound benefits - from overall risk reduction to enhanced engagement and loyalty with customers. This webcast will highlight the key challenges in moving identity management from the IT user to a much larger business user population and highlight best practices for success.

    As a two part series, this webcast will be followed by "Improving Your User Experience for Successful Consumer-Scale Identity Management", scheduled on August 19th.
  • Are you prepared for a data breach? Are you confident you will find a breach in a timely manner? Facts are over 70% of businesses report a security breach and 75% of breaches are undetected for days or even months. Once discovered, incident response teams are under extreme pressure to close the breach, figure out what happened, what was lost, and calculate the risk. Organizations need a sophisticated incident response plan.

    Attend this webinar and learn how to:
    · Discover sensitive data, risk, and vulnerabilities
    · Detect and block active attacks
    · Investigate incidents and automate remediation
    · Demonstrate consistent policy application across all sensitive data
  • Join data security expert Graham Cluley as he presents a mid-year review of the information security stories that have made news so far in 2015, and how the predictions he made in our January webinar have fared.

    With over 300,000 new pieces of malware created every day, company data has never been at greater risk. Hear from Graham about the vulnerabilities and risks that remain, and what organizations can do to address them.

    All webinar registrants will receive a copy of Graham’s report “Information Security in 2015: Just how much worse can things get?” on 2015 threats and keeping your data safe.
  • Organizations have long struggled to find objective ways to measure and compare performance, leaving many executives to trust metrics and data points that may not be painting the clearest picture of security posture.

    To highlight this issue, BitSight recently surveyed over 300 IT executives in 4 major industries to assess their confidence in their security performance. We then compared responses to our own security ratings data, which measures effectiveness across key performance areas including security events, configurations, and user behaviors.

    In this webinar, BitSight EVP of Sales & Marketing Tom Turner takes a deeper look into these fidings and discusses the business implications of optimism bias.

    Download this webinar to learn:

    How security performance varies among Finance, Healthcare, Retail, and Energy/Utilities
    Whether optimism bias exists in these industries and how it may be affecting overall security performance
    Why continuous performance monitoring should be a critical component of enterprise risk management and how leading organizations are using BitSight Security Ratings to manage their cyber risk

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