Dissecting the OPM Breach: How AI and Threat Hunting Removed the APT

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Thomas Pace, Director of Consulting Services at Cylance®

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The 2015 data breach at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) was a defining moment for the federal government, as it continues to reel from the colossal theft of personnel information affecting 21.5 million individuals. Join us for an insightful discussion to understand more about this massive cyberattack in our webinar, “Dissecting the OPM Breach. How Artificial Intelligence and Threat Hunting Removed the APT.” During the webinar Thomas Pace, Director of Consulting Services at Cylance®, will walk you through the course of events that led up to the OPM breach, expose the motivation behind the attack, and project its probable long-term impacts on how the U.S. government evaluates its IT and security strategy. Thomas will review the role Cylance played in responding to the breach by explaining the tools and processes that Cylance utilized to quickly detect and remove the malware from over 10,000 machines. You’ll also get an inside look at how the lessons learned can help your organization to better prepare against and prevent security vulnerabilities. Register for the webinar to learn more about: •The evolution of the threat landscape during the past two years •The value of having incident response processes and products in place before an incident occurs •The inefficiencies of legacy antivirus solutions •The benefits of artificial intelligence-based malware detection

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