Mark Whitehead on Cyber Threats and Improving Security

Presented by

Mark Whitehead (Trustwave) & Mari Galloway (Women's Society of Cyberjutsu)

About this talk

Join Mark Whitehead, Director, Spider Labs Americas at Trustwave for an exclusive interview at Black Hat 2018 in Las Vegas on the latest cyber threats and trends in cybersecurity. Some of the topics up for discussion will include: - What are the 3-5 top cyber threats CISOs are worried about in 2018? What's new on the threatscape? - How to improve cybersecurity? Key areas to focus on. Top recommendations for CISOs. - Data breaches affecting millions of users are on the rise. What are the security controls / policy changes / tech solutions businesses should implement to prevent breaches and detect them faster? - What are the biggest threats to security coming from the IoT? Are you worried about cyberwarfare? How should we be protecting our critical infrastructure? - Cybercrime is on the rise. How can businesses defend against ransomware, phishing, social engineering, and other cyber-attacks? Is investing in technology enough, or should the focus also be on cyber awareness education for employees. - There is chronic shortage of skilled cyber security workforce in the US and worldwide. How are businesses coping with the lack of cyber talent in the age of cyber-attacks? Is AI/ML helping alleviate the problem? How does diversity (or lack thereof) play into all of this? - What career path will be most advantageous to people starting their cybersecurity career? - Can you explain testing maturity models as it relates to test organizations conduct to test their security posture? - How do you properly scope testing? - How do you test in cloud and hybrid environments? - Can you explain the compliance vs security mindset?

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