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10 Biggest Mistakes in Implementing Continuous Monitoring

  • Wednesday, July 01, 2015 at 11:00 AM EDT (2015-07-01 15:00:00 UTC)
  • Ismael Valenzuela

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Organizations are investing more time, money and people than ever to combat cyber threats and prevent cyber attacks, but despite this tremendous effort, the number of compromised organizations and the cost of these breaches is ramping up quickly. How can you make sure you are doing your best to avoid the same mistakes that seem to be at the root of most of these breaches?

Ismael will share the facts, flaws and foibles that are common to these crises, and how you can avoid them using a better approach to continuous monitoring and security operations to ultimately increase your detection and reaction capabilities and prevent a next-time.

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Speaker Bio

Ismael Valenzuela

SANS Certified Instructor Ismael Valenzuela ( is coauthor of the CyberDefense and Blue Team Operations course, SANS SEC530: Defensible Security Architecture and Engineering, and holds many professional certifications, including the highly regarded GIAC Security Expert (GSE #132).

Since he founded one of the first IT Security consultancies in Spain, Ismael Valenzuela has participated as a security professional in numerous projects across the globe over the past 19 years. Prior to his current role as Senior Principal Engineer at McAfee, where he leads research on threat hunting using machine-learning and expert-system driven investigations, Ismael led the delivery of SOC, IR & Forensics services for the Foundstone Services team within Intel globally. Previously, Ismael worked as Global IT Security Manager for iSOFT Group Ltd, one of the world's largest providers of healthcare IT solutions, managing their security operations in more than 40 countries.

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