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What Most Security Teams Don't Know But Should - Rethinking Human Risk Metrics

  • Thursday, July 09, 2020 at 3:30 PM EDT (2020-07-09 19:30:00 UTC)
  • Lance Spitzner, Masha Sedova

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What's the largest unaddressed gap in security? Solving for human-risk! But security teams cant change what they don't measure. Join Lance Spitzner and Masha Sedova, Co-Founder, Elevate Security for an interactive discussion on how to gather and communicate human-centric risk metrics to not only make a measurable impact on your organization but foster a positive feedback loop to improve your overall security posture.

Speaker Bios

Lance Spitzner

Lance Spitzner has over 20 years of security experience in cyber threat research, security architecture and awareness training and is a SANS Senior Instructor. He helped pioneer the fields of deception and cyber intelligence with his creation of honeynets and founding of The Honeynet Project. In addition, Lance has published three security books, consulted in over 25 countries, and helped over 350 organizations build awareness programs to manage their human risk. He is also on the Board of Advisors for Attivo Networks. Lance is the author and an instructor for MGT433: Managing Human Risk: Mature Security Awareness Programs, and MGT521: Leading Cybersecurity Change: Building A Security-Based Culture, and built the SANS Security Awareness business unit from the ground up over the past 10 years. With the catalyst of COVID-19, Lance created multiple resources for securing humans from home, from those working remotely for the first time or managing newly remote teams, to children learning and playing online. Read more about Lance here.

Masha Sedova

Masha Sedova is the co-founder of Elevate Security, nominated by RSA Conference as a top ten most innovative startup. Masha has invested her life in her passion of behavioral science and is an industry-recognized people-security and motivational expert. Applying the fundamentals of behavioral science, Masha built a world-renowned security culture program at Salesforce and led the security engagement team focused on improving the security mindset of more than 45,000 employees, partners and customers. She continues to share her experience with the broader community by educating and training security experts how to motivate and engage people to be key elements of secure organizations.

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