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Antivirus Software: Understand Detection Methods Before You Buy

Brandon Stigers, Director of Learning and Development, ESET and Stephen Cobb, Security Evangelist, ESET
Before you choose an antiviruous solution its important to understand how it goes about detecting malware in the first place.

Join us as we discuss:
- Security in the news
- Modern threat categories and attack vectors
- Endpoint risks, infection methods, payloads
- Detection with signatures and hueristics
- Zero Day Risk
- Technologies that protect removable storage devices
- Best practices
Aug 15 2012
59 mins
Antivirus Software:  Understand Detection Methods Before You Buy
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    Dr Damiano Bolzoni, CEO & co-founder, SecurityMatters
    Recently cyber attacks against Industrial Control Systems (ICS) used by
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    But what if cyber attacks were not the biggest threat to industrial
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    divergence or failure of critical processes.

    In this talk we will reshape the concept of ICS cyber security and will present our vision for a comprehensive approach to cyber security for ICS.
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    Every year, Secunia Research releases a review of the global vulnerability landscape, based on their large vulnerability database and data from the Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) user base.

    The data in this research provides security professionals around the world with perspective on the impact and evolution of the threat landscape and what has trended throughout the year.

    In this webinar, Secunia’s Director of Research and Security Kasper Lindgaard will discuss the data presented in the Secunia Vulnerability Review 2015 and answer questions.

    The review itself is released on March 25.

    Before March 25, you can pre-register to receive a copy of the review as soon as it is released:

    www.secunia.com/VR2015

    Key takeaways:

    - The number of vulnerabilities and zero-days detected in 2014

    - How quick vendors are to respond to vulnerabilities

    - Which programs are more vulnerable

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  • It Wasn't Me, It Was Bennett Arron Apr 14 2015 10:00 am UTC 45 mins
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    Several years ago, award-winning writer and stand-up comedian Bennett Arron was in serious debt. He owed thousands of pounds to mobile phone companies, catalogues and department stores. Only it wasn’t him. Bennett was a victim of Identity Theft, the fastest growing crime in the UK. This theft resulted in Bennett and his pregnant wife becoming penniless and homeless.

    Years later, Bennett wrote a comedy show about his experience. The show was critically acclaimed at the Edinburgh Festival and led to Bennett being asked to direct and present a Documentary for Channel 4. The Documentary, How To Steal An Identity, was Pick of The Week in The Guardian and The Telegraph and was called ‘Fascinating and Disturbing’ by the TV Times. It went on to be shortlisted for a BAFTA.

    In the Documentary, Bennett proved the ease of ID theft, by first stealing the identities of the general public and then stealing the identity of the then Home Secretary, Charles Clarke.This action resulted in Bennett being arrested in a dawn raid by Scotland Yard and given the code-name Operation Hydrogen.

    Bennett has recently written a memoir on the subject. This book, which has received several 5 star reviews, is not only a disturbingly true yet funny account of what it's like to have your identity stolen and but also reveals the devastating consequences of making a documentary ‘in the public interest’.

    He has performed as a speaker at many corporate events around the world and he was the Guest Speaker at the International Fraud Convention in Italy, the International Congress On Anti-Fraud & Anti-Corruption in Poland (twice) and the opening keynote speaker at Auscert in Australia.

    Bennett has been called... 'A Welsh Seinfeld' by The Guardian, 'Genuinely Original and Funny' by The Times and ‘Case Number 2477419’ by The Metropolitan Police.
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    More than 75% of organizations in the U.S. and U.K. have experienced at least one DNS attack according to SC Magazine. DNS Attacks are increasing in frequency and evolving constantly. They range from common amplification, reflection, and flood attacks to more sophisticated and stealthier types. These might have fancy names like random subdomain, phantom domain, and domain lock-up, but their effects on DNS are far from pretty. Join this webinar as we reveal the top 10 attacks on external and internal DNS servers; and the impact they have on your operations.
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    Join us for a live webinar, “Optimizing customer signup flows in your mobile and web channels” and listen in as experts in ID authentication and identity verification discuss various strategies that will help you:

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    Joe Weiss, Managing Director for ISA99; William Cotter, Systems Engineering Specialist; Delfin Rodillas, Sr. Manager of SCADA
    The growing presence of widely known and used Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) systems in Industrial Control Systems (ICS) provides an increased opportunity for cyber attacks against ICS equipment. Such attacks, if successful, could have severe impact to not only process availability but also safety. Patch management is one particular area of cybersecurity which requires special attention when applied to ICS. It is part of a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy that increases cybersecurity through the installation of patches that resolve bugs, operability, reliability, and cyber security vulnerabilities. The ISA-TR62443‑2‑3 technical report, developed by the ISA 99 Working Group 6, addresses the patch management aspect of ICS cyber security. Also part of an effective strategy is the use of compensating cybersecurity controls to protect ICS systems from exploits and malware in between often long patching cycles. Novel network and host based technologies have recently become available to address even zero-day threats which bypass conventional signature-based approaches.

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    Despite years of headlines, and countless examples, many organizations are still under the impression that DDoS attacks are a problem for somebody else (i.e. their ISP), or that it’s a problem that can be defended using an existing on-premise security solution, such as their firewall or IPS. In a risk obsessed world, these organizations are ignoring the very real likelihood of becoming a target for DDoS attacks, along with the severe operational and business consequences of falling victim to an attack.

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    Joni Brennan, Executive Director, Kantara Initiative
    In the age of digital transformation trust is key to the growth of services in both the public and private sectors. With more and more services evolving and innovating around digital identity there is a universal need to bridge and balance business incentives with government requirements. At Kantara Initiative we see the transformation cycle as a 4 stage process: strategy setting, innovation, deployment, and assurance. Few, if any, organizations can succeed at all of the strategic stages of change and innovation in isolation. We invite you to join us to discuss how trust frameworks will evolve to bridge the digital transformation of identity assurance.
  • Insights From CyberEdge’s 2015 Cyberthreat Defense Report Recorded: Mar 27 2015 44 mins
    Steve, CEO, CyberEdge Group
    CyberEdge Group, a premier information security research firm, recently announced the results of its 2015 Cyberthreat Defense Report. Designed to complement Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report, this report provides a 360-degree view of organizations’ security threats, current defenses, and planned investments. Over 800 security decision makers and practitioners from across North America and Europe were surveyed in December 2014. Attend this insightful webinar to learn:

     How many were affected by a successful data breach in 2014
     How many think they’ll be victimized in 2015
     What portion of IT spending is dedicated to security
     Which cyberthreats concern security professionals the most
     Which security defenses are present or planned for acquisition
     Plus two dozen additional insights from security professionals just like you
  • A Zero-Day Agnostic Approach to Defending Against Advanced Threats Recorded: Mar 26 2015 51 mins
    Eric Hanselman, Chief Analyst, 451 Research & Dave Karp, VP Technical Enablement, Digital Guardian
    As organizations work hard to ensure complete anti-malware coverage on desktops, servers, and at the perimeter, attackers are already moving on to techniques completely outside those detected by traditional security tools. Enterprises must consider alternative approaches to defending their infrastructure and turn their focus to tools, products and techniques that approach security in new and different ways.

    In this webinar, Eric and Dave will discuss:

    • How the volume of system alerts from Network Security solutions are creating lots of noise but lack context to focus on the real threats facing your data
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    • Why bridging the gap between system security and data protection is the key to stopping ever increasing sophisticated attackers from stealing your data
  • New Attack Intelligence Capabilities Coming Soon - Get a Sneak Peek! Recorded: Mar 26 2015 48 mins
    Todd Harris, Director of Product Marketing; Ray Suarez, Director of Product Management, Core Security
    Attackers always have a goal in mind and it’s up to you to understand how they will get there. But how is that possible when there is simply too much data to sort through and act upon?

    The upcoming release of Core Insight 4.5 adds new attack intelligence features to consolidate, normalize, and prioritize vulnerability management initiatives enterprise-wide. These features allow users to reduce the noise from scanners by more than 90%, so that you can focus on the most critical threats.

    Join us on March 26, 2015 at 1pm ET to get a sneak peek and live demo of Core Insight 4.5. Hear about new features such as:

    - User customizable and flexible reporting
    - Centralized asset store for extended scalability
    - Enhanced exploit matching and filtering
    - Interactive and adaptive attack paths
  • See something say something: A humanistic approach to security intelligence Recorded: Mar 26 2015 25 mins
    Ronnie Tokazowski, Senior Researcher and Shyaam Sundhar, Senior Researcher, PhishMe
    Attackers are constantly trying to find new exploits to penetrate network defenses and bypass security controls. In 2014, Mandiant’s M-Trends report indicated that it takes an average of 229 days to detect the presence of a threat actor on an enterprise network. Organizations are starting to realize that the evolution in technologies alone cannot stop such incidents, as the actors continue to change their tactics.

    Organizations need to consider supplementing their security technologies and processes with their people. By leveraging employees as human sensors, we not only adopt “see something, say something”, but we are able to add an extra layer of defense and exponentially reduce detection time as well.

    In this webinar, PhishMe’s Senior Researchers Ronnie Tokazowski and Shyaam Sundhar will discuss:

    • Engaging human sensors as a layer of defense
    • Utilizing user reports to detect malware
    • Real use cases of user detection within our enterprise
  • From the SOC to the BOD: The Board’s Role in Cyber Security Recorded: Mar 26 2015 48 mins
    Donna Dabney, Executive Director of The Conference Board Governance Center; Bill Ide, Partner at McKenna Long & Aldridge
    As major breaches cause financial and reputational damage to businesses across all industries, there is a push for cyber security to become a board level issue. A recent survey from BDO International found 59% of board directors have become more involved in cyber security within the past twelve months. But how can board members unfamiliar with the ins and outs of network security effectively manage these risks?

    Join BitSight’s VP of Business Development, Jacob Olcott, Partner at McKenna Long & Aldridge, Bill Ide and the Executive Director of The Conference Board Governance Center, Donna Dabney on Thursday, March 26 at 11:00am EDT for an online roundtable discussion on board involvement in cyber security. The panelists will discuss how both security leaders and board members should approach the communication and management of cyber risks in the enterprise.

    Attendees will also learn:

    - What cyber security metrics are most important for the board
    - Methods for security leaders to communicate cyber issues across the enterprise
    - How BitSight’s platform enables communication on security performance throughout the enterprise
  • Cloud-based Computing Survey Results: Adoption Trends and Security Concerns Recorded: Mar 25 2015 7 mins
    Kris Bondi, VP of Marketing, Moka5
    Earlier this year, Moka5 conducted a survey about how enterprises are currently using cloud-based services and how they would prefer to use them. The results are in and the findings are eye opening. Join Moka5 VP of Marketing Kris Bondi for an overview of the adoption and usage trends as well top-of-mind security concerns for IT decision makers.
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