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EC-Council | Security Channel

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  • Join Keyaan Williams, Senior Executive, C|CISO Programs at EC-Council for his Corporate Governance for CISOs webinar series! The first webinar in the series will cover the topic of Asset Management from an executive perspective. This session will focus on some fundamental concerns that an organization must address to support an effective information security program. How do you identify asset owners? What are examples of effective classification strategies? What type of inventory do you maintain to manage your asset information? What relationship do asset management and change management share?
  • According to the 2016 Top Threats report from CSA, the ramifications of poor cloud computing decisions is no longer an IT issue but rather a boardroom issue. Executives at the highest levels are under scrutiny about security posture, and their response to a breach, from stakeholders, regulators and consumers.

    The growth of cloud and mobile technologies in the workplace has forced IT and security professionals to re-think their security strategy. A traditional network perimeter built on firewalls, VPNs, IDS, and DLP does not address the new threat landscape of phishing, social engineering, and data breaches.

    Join CSA CEO, Jim Reavis and Okta CISO, David Baker, for a discussion on the top threats organizations face, how the landscape is changing and best practices for improving the security of your organization.

    You’ll take away:
    -Highlights from the CSA 2016 Top Threats report
    -How to build a new security perimeter based on user identity, capable of detecting and stopping attacks in real time
    -How to improve visibility into user behavior and implement controls without sacrificing productivity
  • Cloud security remains one of the top barriers to the adoption of cloud computing (Gartner top 3) and drives a need for new and broader security measures that go beyond traditional enterprise IT security tools and practices.

    Join security experts from IBM, SoftLayer and Intel® for a comprehensive webinar about the cutting-edge products and services that deliver unparalleled control and data security in the cloud. In this webinar, you will receive:

    Practical and technical advice can be applied immediately to help secure your organization's IT environment using SoftLayer's security-rich environment for deploying and running customer workloads.
    A full overview of the chip-level Intel®TXT security available first in the cloud at SoftLayer. Lastly learn more about IBM Cloud Data Encryption Services™ about Data protection, resiliency, security and storage.
  • As organizations transition from on-premise data storage and device-centric security to the cloud, the need for a data-centric solution becomes critical. Organizations need the ability to protect data in the cloud, at access, on the network, and across all devices. While cloud app vendors now offer robust functionality, they lack the level of granular control and deep visibility many organizations need, either for compliance purposes or simply to enable an increasingly mobile workforce.

    In this webinar, we'll discuss how CASBs leverage APIs and proxies to control data on both managed and unmanaged devices, enabling secure SaaS and BYOD. Join us to learn how Cloud Access Security Brokers can help protect data in the cloud by providing comprehensive security and real-time data protection.
  • Throwing a safety net over mobile cloud app usage leaves the enterprise having to balance manageability and security against the user experience. This session covers how you can gain visibility into mobile cloud app usage, defend against malware and threats, and enforce corporate policies for mobile—all while enabling BYOD and protecting the user experience.
  • Cyberattacks are a threat to businesses worldwide, and they are getting larger and more sophisticated. The industry’s approach to protecting against these threats must change fundamentally to stay ahead of this growing threat. For too long, the problem has been tackled piecemeal, using isolated devices or services, but protecting against advanced cyberattacks requires communication and coordination among many components – from networking equipment, to specialized appliances, cloud-based services, as well as actionable threat intelligence.

    A shift in security architecture is needed, to an open platform where devices and services from different vendors can share, and act, on threat intelligence information, all in concert and in the proper context. It must be a hybrid platform; allowing on-premises security appliances to detect and mitigate attacks, locally, while automating alerts, and switchover, to cloud-based services should an attack threaten to swamp the business’ network connection.

    Join Michael Kaczmarek, Sr. Director of Product Management, and learn how to assist with designing a resilient security ecosystem by maximizing an API-centric approach. In this session, Mike will discuss how to:

    · Evaluate the Threat Landscape

    · Design for Both Security and Flexibility

    · Prepare for Incidents – Orchestrate Responses

    · Expand to a Hybrid Premise and Cloud Security Architecture
  • Ransomware is an ever-increasing threat to enterprises and new strains are being seen on a regular basis. This presentation starts by tracing the history of ransomware from its roots as being not much more than an annoyance, to the current highly sophisticated encrypting varieties.

    Following this will be a deep dive into how the malware is delivered to the victim, and an analysis of the different stages of an attack.
    Finally, we will look at methods of mitigating the attack in order to minimise or eliminate the damage done.
  • Join us for an exclusive preview of the new BMC product developed to address your security needs! Watch and see how you can eliminate risks and reduce your attack surface by providing Operations teams with actionable data combined with automation. Help your Security and Operations teams address threats and vulnerabilities based on impact and priority.

    Watch as Principal Product Manager Mitch Sherfey demonstrates how the tool:

    - Provides a customized “to do” list to address threats based on policy and impact – ensuring the most critical issues are fixed first
    - Offers Security teams a first-time ever view into operational plans – providing visibility into planned actions, predictive SLAs, and burndown views
    - Creates an automated and standard process for Security and Operations teams to enable the relentless pursuit of threats
  • There are two ends of the spectrum of an attack: the cost of a breach to the victim, and the economic motivation of the cybercriminal. Much focus has been spent on understanding the increasing cost of breaches, and potential damages they can cause organizations. As cybercrime has increasingly become a business, we must also understand the relationship between time, cost and potential profit for an attacker. Like any business, it is a simple math problem, the benefit must outweigh the cost. Security decision makers can use this information to increase the cost of conducting successful data breaches to their organization, taking away the economic incentive, and majority of motivation for attackers.

    This session will present compelling new research, including:
    • Average time to breach an organization
    • Typical yearly earnings of a cybercriminal
    • Cost of conducing a breach for an attacker
    • Most effective methods for dissuading or preventing attacks
  • Every year, Secunia Research at Flexera Software releases a review of the global vulnerability landscape, based on their large vulnerability database and data from the Personal Software Inspector 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, Director of Secunia Research at Flexera Software, Kasper Lindgaard will discuss the data presented in the Vulnerability Review 2016 and answer questions. The review itself is released on March 16.

    Key takeaways:
    -The number of vulnerabilities and zero-days detected in 2015
    -How quick vendors are to respond to vulnerabilities
    -Which programs have the most vulnerabilities

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