Defending your applications, infrastructure and network is constant in today’s persistent threat environment. Organizations can’t do it alone and the tools of detection, defense and response can no longer work in isolation of each other. Resiliency and collaboration are topical, consistent themes, reinforced by the innovation coming out of the cybersecurity industry. But what does this really mean for IT, security and development teams day-to-day?
Join Mike Brown, RADM, USN (Ret), former Director, Cybersecurity Coordination for DHS and DOD for a discussion on industry direction, the type of collaboration that can yield immediate results to teams and the criticality of protecting application infrastructure.
Michael Brown is Founder & President, Spinnaker Security LLC, a cybersecurity consultancy focused on understanding, identifying and mitigating business risks associated with cybersecurity. Brown brings executive leadership, including crisis management, from both public and private sector experiences. Prior, he was President, RSA Federal LLC and VP/GM Global Public Sector of RSA Security LLC. Responsibilities also included RSA Information Technology, Security and Enterprise Risk Mgmt portfolios.
Brown joined RSA after over 31 years in the US Navy. Brown’s last position on active duty was as Dir, Cybersecurity Coordination for DHS, responsible for increasing interdepartmental collaboration in strategic planning for the Nation’s cybersecurity, mutual support for cybersecurity capabilities development, and synchronization of current operational cybersecurity mission activities for the Depts of Defense and Homeland Security. He also served as DHS Deputy Asst Secretary, Cybersecurity & Comms, Acting Asst Secretary, Cybersecurity & Comms and as Asst Deputy Dir Joint Interagency Task Force for the Office of the Dir of National Intelligence. Brown also had various leadership positions, including command of the Naval Information Warfare Activity.