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SecOps principles to close gaps in Vulnerability Management

  • Friday, June 09, 2017 at 1:00 PM EDT (2017-06-09 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Ken Hilker, John Pescatore


  • Flexera Software

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Organizations report that remediation is a constant point of failure in vulnerability management activities. SecOps initiatives should help close this gap and enable effective reduction of attack surface for cybercriminals and hackers. There are plenty of challenges to succeed in such efforts though. 

In this webinar, Marcelo Pereira and Ken Hilker of Flexera and John Pescatore of SANS Institute will discuss SecOps challenges, when it comes to managing vulnerabilities on software. Flexera Software will introduce its new SecOps platform, Software Vulnerability Manager.

Speaker Bios

Ken Hilker

Ken Hilker is the Senior Product Manager for Flexera's Software Vulnerability Management solutions. He has over a nearly twenty years' experience working with enterprise IT administrators to manage transformation, deployment, and patching of their applications and operating systems.

John Pescatore

John Pescatore joined SANS as director of emerging security trends in January 2013 after more than 13 years as lead security analyst for Gartner, running consulting groups at Trusted Information Systems and Entrust, 11 years with GTE, and service with both the National Security Agency, where he designed secure voice systems, and the U.S. Secret Service, where he developed secure communications and surveillance systems and "the occasional ballistic armor installation." John has testified before Congress about cybersecurity, was named one of the 15 most-influential people in security in 2008 and is an NSA-certified cryptologic engineer.

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