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The IT security community on BrightTALK is composed of more than 200,000 IT security professionals trading relevant information on software assurance, network security and mobile security. Join the conversation by watching on-demand and live information security webinars and asking questions of experts and industry leaders.

Webinars and videos

  • Trend Micro sponsored an extensive security survey of businesses in North America and Europe. Conducted by Cyber-Edge Group, LLC, a premier research and marketing firm, the survey examines the current and planned deployment countermeasures for establishing effective cyber defenses. This webinar will reveal the significant findings from the survey and accompanying report and is intended to provide IT security decision makers with a better understanding of how their perceptions, concerns, priorities – and most importantly – current defensive postures stack up against those of other IT security professionals and organizations. Key highlights from the report include:
    • One in four security professionals doubt whether their organization has invested adequately in cyber threat defenses.
    • Over 60% of respondents were affected by a successful cyber-attack in 2013, but less than 40% expect to fall victim again in 2014.
    • Mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) are perceived as IT security’s “weakest link”, followed by laptops and social media applications.
    • One in four organizations lack the tools necessary to properly investigate the root cause and material impact of network security breaches.

    Join Mark Bouchard, Vice President with Cyber-Edge Group and Jon Clay, Director of Global Threat Research with Trend Micro, for this webinar to learn more about the state of cyber threat defenses among today’s businesses and gain a better understanding of what you can do to improve your defenses going forward.
  • Once upon a time, a knowledge worker accessed proprietary
    documents on a company-owned desktop computer within the corporate
    firewall. Today's work environment is dramatically different - sensitive
    data and proprietary documents are increasingly produced and accessed
    outside the firewall, on employee-owned devices. Virtual collaboration is
    growing, and the cloud is redefining security paradigms even further. Yet,
    some things remain the same. Intellectual property must be protected,
    regulations must be complied with, and individual identities,
    authentication and privileges must be dynamically managed. This panel will
    look at how changing use cases and scenarios are changing the threat
    landscape for corporate IP, and how leading vendors are rising to the
    occasion to help enterprises meet these challenges. It will also discuss
    best practices in developing and executing a forward-looking IP protection
    strategy.
  • Mobile workers are increasingly demanding access to mission-critical data and apps from personal smart phones, tablets and laptops. However, co-mingling of personal and business data and apps on mobile devices creates risk of business data loss and introduction of malware. What are the risks and what technologies can businesses deploy to enable productivity while protecting from these threats ?

    •Learn about the risks introduced when personal and business data and apps co-mingle on mobile devices
    •Learn about available technologies and technology trends to address these risks.

    Join Dell to understand the risks introduced when personal and business data co-mingle on mobile devices and technologies to consider to protect corporate data.
  • Forty-four states, DC and four territories have adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This means that school districts across the country are planning for 100% online assessments during the 2014-2015 school year. One of the most important conditions needed for being able to administer online assessments is network infrastructure readiness.
    Attend this 30-minute webinar and join Gavin Lee, Senior K-12 Business Development Manager at Juniper Networks, to discuss the critical network must-haves that all school districts should consider when looking to deploy a robust and supportable network. You will also receive practical guidance on how to get the most out of your network infrastructure and how to best prepare for the CCCSS assessments:
    • Consortia network infrastructure
    • Wired and wireless network capabilities
    • Robust network security
    • Network support readiness
    • Juniper Networks network infrastructure readiness resources
  • McAfee is unique among secure web gateway solution providers with its hybrid delivery model, which provides the flexibility to deploy a web gateway on-premises, in the cloud, or in combination. In this session, McAfee will discuss details of the hybrid web protection deployment model and the various elements that comprise it, along with provide guidance on to choose the deployment scenario that best addresses your organization’s specific business needs.
  • This webinar is presented by McAfee and Intel to help customers understand their Data Protection solution from McAfee and to get the most business value out of their Intel based endpoints. Products that apply to this webcast include McAfee Complete Data Protection Suites, featuring Endpoint Encryption, and EPO Deep Command to extend the reach of your IT department to lower your total cost of ownership. The webinar will include a special highlight on Intel® Core™ vPro™ Processors and associated technologies that increase productivity and hardware-assisted security in the enterprise. This webcast is provided as a 35-40 minute overview and includes 5-10 minutes of Q & A.

    Join this webinar on Data Protection and learn about:
    • The key features of Data Protection and how it can provide you with the security you need
    • Use cases on utilizing the synergy between Intel® vPro™ and McAfee Data Protection technologies to reduce your overall TCO
    • How you can extend the reach of your IT team with the ability to remotely wake up or even power on PC’s, remediate “disabled” endpoints and remotely reset pre-boot passwords
    • How to securely manage your endpoints from a single console while simultaneously providing self-service features for your end-users
  • Organizations of all sizes face a number of industry and regulatory compliance mandates. Whether its PCI DSS, SOX, HIPPA or FISMA, these regulations are changing to accommodate the ever-growing threat to sensitive data.

    Join Dave Shackleford, IT security consultant and founder of Voodoo Security, as he breaks down these updated requirements and how to remain current while securing your business.

    Attend this webcast and learn:
    - Best practices for protecting data in today’s complex security landscape

    - Latest updates to compliance mandates pertaining to data encryption

    - What these updates mean to your security teams.
  • Collaboration is crucial when it comes to your marketing team. No matter if you're based locally or globally, the concept of work and the way we interact is completely changing. With smartphones and tablets taking over our lives, efficient collaboration, coordination, and consistency around marketing campaigns and messaging can be challenging when running a marketing organization.

    Join this webinar to discover:

    - The latest and greatest in marketing automation and file sharing platforms
    - Content collaboration tools that save time and keep branding consistent between teams
    - How centralizing assets can ease global content translation and localization
    - Real-time content and campaign sharing that can spark new ideas and educate your organization
  • The future of work sees changes to how employees work, how managers lead, and how organizations are structured. However, technology still remains the central nervous system of organizations and things like enables flexible work, collaboration, communication, and BYOD. In short, IT helps organizations be competitive. But how is IT changing in the context of new work behaviors and expectations, a multi-generational workforce, the cloud, globalization, and many of the other trends that are shaping the world of work? Join us in this session as a panel of experts debates and explores how IT is changing and what the future of IT looks like.
  • Join us to hear from product expert Rob Singh to learn more about Mocana Atlas Certificate Enrollment
  • *On this webcast we're giving away a pass to our partner event: the Chicago Cyber Incident Response Summit, between June 21-23, 2014*

    Let’s face it, there’s unrelenting pressure on IT to enable competitive advantage through new technology and use of data assets‒-but the business is driving initiatives that can push sensitive production data into more and more exposed areas. The key question is ‘How can you enable the business to be agile AND take a more proactive, programmatic approach to security at the same time?’ With the advanced threats that are pervasive today, it’s becoming increasingly dangerous for organizations to deploy new technologies and processes, and then reactively address the implications for data security in the ecosystem. You need a blueprint to reverse this trend in your organization.

    In this webinar, William Stewart, Senior Vice President of Booz Allen Hamilton and Jeff Lunglhofer, Principal of Booz Allen Hamilton–a leading management technology and consulting firm driving strategic innovation for clients–will discuss the top trends in cyber threat mitigation, data privacy, data governance, and data security, with Mark Bower, VP Product Management and Solutions Architecture at Voltage Security.

    Attend this webinar to learn more about how to:
    •Increase responsiveness and security in your IT environment and architecture
    •Fight pervasive threats from inside and outside attack with data-centric technologies
    •Raise your organization’s overall data privacy, compliance, and security profile
    •Implement a new data de-identification framework across production, test & dev, and analytics use cases
    •Proactively enable critical business initiatives
    --Can't attend live? Register below to receive a link to the recorded webcast.
  • Malware today is very different from just a few years ago. Traditional AV technology is no longer able to consistently and fully remediate or defend against today’s most advanced threats. New and emerging threats such as ransomware, social engineering driven attacks and micro variant financial threats are just some examples of difficult to remediate infections. This presentation will take a look at the malware landscape and explain why these tactics are so effective against traditional AV technology. We will examine three specific families of infections and highlight their tactics to evade detection and what issues occur with remediation. Lastly, we will talk about Webroot’s innovation and how our SecureAnywhere AV solution is capable of defending against, and remediating today’s most advanced threats.
  • You are invited to register for our upcoming COSO webinar, COSO 2013: Mapping Controls to Principles. Transitioning to the New COSO Framework is top of mind for many organizations. How do you get started? How do you map controls to principles or vice versa? What are some of the preliminary findings organizations are seeing as they head down the path to implement the framework?

    Please submit top-of-mind questions during the webinar registration process.

    CPE credits will be provided to qualifying attendees.
  • Successful organizations run on key metrics and IT security should be no different. But which security metrics should operations, management and the boardroom be focused on? Factories focus on “days without an accident” Is the cyber parallel “days without a breach?”
    What to measure, how to measure, and how to communicate performance is key to improving the security team’s effectiveness and standing within the organization. Information like:
    - Which departments have access to which servers?
    - Who are the privileged users and when are they most active?
    - Where are the assets with vulnerabilities that can be reached from outside?
    - When are security defenses like firewalls likely to maxout?
    Join Dr. Larry Ponemon, Chairman & Founder of the Ponemon Institute, for key results of a new research study on security metrics and change management, and Jody Brazil, Founder, President and CTO of FireMon, for a pragmatic perspective on generating actionable metrics from your network security infrastructure and reducing the risks of relentless change.
  • Email Gateway 5.6 including hybrid cloud setup and ”ClickProtect” spear phising protection.
  • Information technology in education environments is constantly evolving: social media are transforming the learning experience, cloud computing has seen the education industry at the forefront of public cloud-based email, content and office tool adoption, the consumerization of mobile tools has increased student demands to bring their own devices & applications and big data is already making an impact at the higher-education level for academic research.
    However, these untapped opportunities, also bring about plenty of interoperability, scalability and, most importantly, security challenges.

    Join this webinar to learn from Simon Mortimore from Exeter College, Oxford and Dell Security on how next-generation network security solutions can protect your network and assets.
  • Everyday consumers assume that when making a purchase, online or in-store, their card data is handed off to a trusted source, with security in place to protect them. However protecting these transactions and the retail payment ecosystem has become increasingly complex, with recent data breaches of large retailers testament to the vulnerabilities.

    In addition, compliance with PCI DSS fails to address some of these vulnerabilities resulting in potential exploitation with disastrous consequences. To address these security gaps the scope of security needs extending from the merchant, acquirer, switch and bank or card issuers to include the manufacturers of payment terminals at the point of sale and developers of payment application software.

    Join your fellow professionals to understand how by using Point-to-Point Encryption, card data is encrypted from the earliest possible moment of its capture, and ensures that data remains in an encrypted state consistently until it arrives at the payment gateway.

    Then understand why many merchants are considering P2PE not only to secure vulnerabilities, but also because it can effectively remove some of the merchant’s own security infrastructures from the scope of compliance with regulations such as PCI DSS. Lastly understand why encryption is only as secure as the encryption keys as when cryptography is used to protect valued data, the risk is transferred from the data to the keys.
  • This webinar will discuss some of the latest deployments, trends, pricing and advances in the CDN market for commercial CDNs and telco/carrier CDN buildouts.

    Why you should Attend:
    - Learn the latest data on the size of the content delivery market for video.
    - Find out growth forecasts for both revenue and traffic volumes.
    - Hear about the market drivers and trends that will determine the future of the CDN market.
  • 85% of enterprises permit BYOD, but only 25-30% of them actually have policies and technology to manage these devices. What is your business doing to ensure that the content on that device stays secure, regardless of what device your employees are using? If you are considering moving to a BYOD strategy or are in the midst of doing so, join this webinar to learn how to develop and execute a BYOD plan in your company. We'll talk about major challenges from creating a BYOD strategy and best practices from ensuring that the content on your device stays secure with Box.