Samantha Symonds, Security & Trust Cybersecurity Advisor for Cisco Systems
In this talk, we will discuss the portion of cybersecurity known as ‘market access’. We will dive into what market access requirements are and what they mean for cybersecurity professionals as well as to the world. We will go over the different types of market access requirements as well as discuss from a geopolitical standpoint where cybersecurity is moving in this space and what we are expecting to happen in the near future.
We will breakdown the most common/popular market access requirements and discuss the security domains that are tested as well as the most common security best practices covered. We will cover both the differences and similarities in cloud and on-premises based cybersecurity market access requirements as well as go into the different cybersecurity requirements per business need (i.e. financial, medical, etc.).
We will also go through who specifically is involved in influencing and creating these global market access requirements, the specific technical and business requirements that go into these regulations, the specific types of businesses, users, or governments affected, as well as what these market access requirements satisfy in the global cybersecurity landscape, and what they are lacking in the current market. We will map out the global viewpoint of cybersecurity market access certifications, attestations, regulations, and accreditations as well as dive into what the typical engagement process looks like, and how the overall cybersecurity posture of what is being tested is determined.
In summary, this is meant to be a technical discussion on cybersecurity certifications/attestations/regulations/accreditations from the global perspective to take a deeper look at what we are seeing from different countries and where we are seeing trends emerge from key influential regulating bodies. Some market access requirements we will go into are ISO 27001, SOC2, C5 (Germany), SecNumCloud (France), R226, Common Criteria, and many more.