For Certified Members and Information Security Professionals Globally
The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and security skills. It is the owner and developer of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI) and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA)/License Penetration Tester (L|PT) programs, and various others offered in over 60 countries around the globe.
As more of our physical world becomes digital, from thousands of websites sites being hacked, to malware attacks, 2017 saw a myriad of devastating cyber-attacks and hacks. Given this, you can’t help but wonder if you are at risk and if you are really prepared?
Organizations today are becoming increasingly concerned about the accelerating pace of change — and also, sophistication — in the global cyber threat landscape.
Join us for this webinar as we explore ways to more effectively mitigate risks, respond to attacks, and recover. Key Takeaways include:
- How to Predict, Prevent, detect & Respond to sophisticated threats including Ransomware
- Key Elements of a Risk-Based IT Security Strategy
- Best Practices and Proactive Strategies to Mitigate Cyber threats
Cybersecurity Skills Are in High Demand, Yet in Short Supply. The growing number of recent cybersecurity attacks highlights a shortage of skilled workforce in the cybersecurity industry, predicted to reach around 1.8 million workers by 2022. These challenges will also be impacted by evolution of IoT/ IoE and Artificial intelligence, which represents an unprecedented opportunity to connect people, processes, data, and things.
Key Takeaways include:
- Is Automation an answer to the skill gap?
- Maintaining security in the face of growing cyber risks and threats
- How the arrival of AI & IoT in both our personal and business lives will create a skills gap that will require both the retooling of people’s existing skillsets and the wide-scale hiring of new workers
While some hackers crave the attention of a high profile attack or data breach, others prefer to work in shadows either trying to hide their tracks or are indifferent all together.
Regardless, accurately understanding where an attack comes from is very helpful in defending against future attacks. More importantly, when companies and key organizations work together it is possible to tie together a multitude of individual footprints into a single, conclusive trail back to the originator.
This session will focus on the importance of attribution and includes a case study of how a major cyber criminal was taken down, from the lowest foot soldier to the kingpin himself.
Today's modern businesses gain competitive edge and remain innovative by using advanced analytics and machine learning. Utilising big data can build customer loyalty by improving personalised marketing campaigns; optimises fraud detection; and improves products and services by advanced testing. However, the data sets required for advanced analytics are often sensitive, containing personal customer information, and therefore come with an inherent set of privacy risks and concerns.
This roundtable will cover a few key questions on data utility and privacy:
- In what ways advanced analytics help businesses gain competitive edge?
- What is defined as sensitive data?
- Will GDPR affect the way you're allowed to use customer data?
- What opportunities are there to utilise sensitive data?
Unlocking the data’s true value is a challenge, but there are a range of tools and techniques that can help. This live discussion will focus on the data analytics landscape; compliance considerations and opportunities for improving data utility in 2018 and beyond.
- A view of the data protection landscape
- How to remaining compliant with GDPR when using customer data
- Use cases for advanced analytics and machine learning
- Opportunities for maximising data utility in 2018
The new business reality of GDPR and how you use customer data is inexorably approaching, if you work in or are doing business with anyone in the EU you must deal with this regulation.
With data protection, there are really only two options: protection of data through ever-more data centralization and security or turning the customer data paradigm on its head and decentralize the data.
We have a new model: give your customers full control over their data, gain their trust, and lower your costs with the open-source Pillar Business Wallet. Join our conversation Thursday, 30th of November.
Governments continue to try to regulate cyberspace, often with little effective impact. Security professionals struggle to design and operate infrastructure that will comply with rules written with Semantically Intentional Ambiguous Meaning (SIAM). Learn from the classrooms of one of the world's great universities the new methods for navigating those challenges and putting in place rules that are effective for managing infrastructure.
This discussion focuses on delivering a secure API layer and how Open Banking will deliver a secure Open Future..
Open Banking will affect every layer of the bank:
-It will stretch and stress banks’ brands – resulting in both the potential for significantly increased reach, and reputational enhancement and risk
-It will change and complicate how banks talk to consumers and SMEs – whether direct, intermediated, invisible, or all three simultaneously
-The ecosystem environment will radically change how services are designed - with a flood of ideas and data available for those banks which successfully attract, seed and enrich the ecosystem within which they are a player
-And the ecosystem environment will fundamentally change how these services are delivered – whether by companies with whom the bank has a partnership, or companies with whom the bank has absolutely no relationship
-And finally, it also demands a rich, growing - and secure - API layer to enable the Open Future
Financial institutions are increasingly facing attacks on multiple fronts.
Cyber criminals continue to target online banking using malware to hijack customer transactions and banking sessions. While there has been an overall drop in infections related to these consumer threats, financial institutions are now facing new types of attacks in the form of large-scale financial heists.
Attack groups such as Fin7 and Lazarus are deliberately targeting financial institutions in audacious attacks that are reaping large rewards. They are using living off the land and fileless attack tactics similar to APT groups. But also extortion with DDoS attacks or business email compromise (BEC) scams are increasingly bothering financial corporations.
In this webcast on the current financial threat landscape, Symantec takes a look at the most prevalent and significant financial threats.
In this webcast we will review:
- The top threats facing financial institutions with statistics and examples
- Explore the most common techniques employed in financial attacks
- Provide case studies of the most high-profile financial attacks of the past 12 months
Dynamic, volatile, innovative. Cloud security is all of these and more. Join this webinar to learn more about:
- How can cloud service vendors turn the constant parade of new threats into a continuing opportunity to increase customer loyalty?
- How can customers gain trust in their service vendors despite the parade?
Effective responses to modern IT risks requires a transition from cyber security to cyber defense. This presentation introduces analysis based on proven military tools to understand, assess, and defend against cyber-attack. See how Petya worked its way in, and how to defend against it. Take away valuable tools and frameworks to develop your defenses.
Griff is trained as a Canadian Infantry Officer and is a graduate of the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy. After a two-year stint as a Strategic Policy Analyst at the Treasury Board Secretariat in Ottawa, he moved to London where he completed a Master’s Degree at the LSE. Unable to find “real” work, he got into software development as a Scrum Master, leading the development of a web based application. This experience fostered an interest in cybersecurity, and Griff went on to a boutique start-up providing application security to Fortune 500 companies. Frustrated by the disconnect between technologies and poor analysis within cyber security, Griff founded cyber defense firm Damrod Analysis in 2017. He is London based, where he and his wife are expecting their first child shortly.