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How to Avoid a Phone Call from Brian Krebs - The Basics of Intrusion Detection and Prevention with Mike Poor

  • Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 1:00 PM EDT (2015-05-19 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Mike Poor

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Who hasn't heard of Brian Krebs, the blogger and journalist who covers cyber-crimes? If you are a cybersecurity professional, he is the last person you want on the other end of your phone line. It's unlikely he's calling with good news. Cyber-attacks cost organizations billions of dollars each year. In most cases, by the time an organization discovers a breach - or has Krebs on the line asking about one - it's too late. Lots of time and money have already been lost. In the face of these widespread threats, every cyber defender must know how to detect a cyber-attack in a timely manner. This webcast by leading industry experts will teach you those skills, and save your company valuable time and money. The foolproof way to avoid a call from Brian Krebs is to become a stalwart defender. But to be successful, you have to defend against an array of attacks. The adversary only has to be successful one time, so your defensive skills must be comprehensive and rock solid.

This fun and engaging webcast will teach you the basics of intrusion detection and prevention success, including:

  • How to assess potential security risk;
  • How to detect network anomalies; and
  • How to defend against shifts of adaptive threats

As an added bonus, you'll learn how to discover intrusions via indicators and sensor placements. And by the end of the webcast you'll also know to deal with false positives.

Speaker Bio

Mike Poor

Mike is a founder and Senior Security Analyst for the DC firm Intelguardians LLC. In his recent past life he has worked for Sourcefire, as a research engineer, and for the SANS Institute leading their Intrusion Analysis Team. As a consultant, Mike conducts forensic analysis, penetration tests, vulnerability assessments, security audits and architecture reviews. His primary job focus however is in intrusion detection, response, and mitigation. Mike currently holds both GSEC and GCIA certifications and is an expert in network engineering and systems, network and web administration. Mike is an author of the international best selling Snort 2.1 book from Syngress, and is a Handler for the Internet Storm Center.

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