Threatcast Thursday: Evaluate, Remediate, Repeat, NO Interruption to Production
John Starnes, Director of Technology & Strategic Alliances and Pete Hay, Lead Instructor, SimSpace
About this talk
Learn how this new trend has Financial Services SecOp teams evaluating their production environment without interruption to discover security gaps. Then,using a digital twin of their production environment to vet and validate security stacks and train and test processes at a fraction of the cost. See how Cymulate and SimSpace come together to form an infinite cybersecurity risk reduction program that is designed to help you know your risk, put forth a remediation plan, validate your environment and test your skills without risking your production environment.
A cyber security leader with over 10 years of experience, John Starnes is Cymulate's Director of Technology & Strategic Alliances. Previously, John was an Associate Vice President in Deloitte’s Cyber Risk Managed Services, leading security consulting engagements, directing and operating client security programs, and developing cloud security architecture for managed cloud environments. He has broad knowledge and experience across all security domains. Based in Houston, John is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He is passionate about enhancing organizational security posture, improving processes related to threat mitigation, and leveraging cloud solutions to more quickly and efficiently deploy resources.
Pete has an extensive and diverse background in a variety of technology fields including Computer Network Operations, Network Forensics, Business Development, Workforce Development and Nuclear Chemistry. From his Navy service in leading a quick-response team of NSA cryptologists and developers who designed solutions to some of the agency’s most vital problems, to delivering multi-domain cyber security training to thousands of students world-wide, or obtaining cyber security patents, Pete continues to stretch the edges of technology, its use, and application.
SimSpace delivers a cybersecurity risk management platform, instilling confidence in an organization’s cybersecurity talent and technologies. With SimSpace, security teams, operational processes, and environments are continuously tested, readily available, and optimally tuned to defend against advanced adversaries.…