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Is Active Breach Detection the Next-Generation Security Technology?

  • Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 1:00 PM EST (2016-03-10 18:00:00 UTC)
  • Paul Kraus, Dave Shackleford


  • EastWind Networks

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Industry surveys, including the 2015 SANS survey on application security, confirm what security analysts already know network security professionals feel they are losing the battle of the breach. It's especially true for enterprise and government agencies, as the attacks are relentless, sophisticated, and always changing.

Enterprise and government agencies are not catching attempted attacks as often nor as easily as they should be, and recent attacks are proof of the difficulty of catching attackers before they strike and the incredible cost of a breach. With jobs as well as sensitive data exposure on the line, are there any alternatives?

Cloud-based active breach detection is emerging as the next-gen security technology, leveraging real-time machine learning, behavior analytics, threat feeds, and malware analysis technologies to detect anomalies that indicate a breach is underway. This webcast explores:

  • Why traditional solutions aren't working
  • What's at stake for enterprise that doesn't sharpen defenses against increasingly sophisticated hacker attacks
  • How a typical enterprise or government agency can benefit from active breach protection

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Speaker Bios

Dave Shackleford

Dave Shackleford, a SANS analyst, senior instructor, course author, GIAC technical director and member of the board of directors for the SANS Technology Institute, is the founder and principal consultant with Voodoo Security. He has consulted with hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, and network architecture and engineering. A VMware vExpert, Dave has extensive experience designing and configuring secure virtualized infrastructures. He previously worked as chief security officer for Configuresoft and CTO for the Center for Internet Security. Dave currently helps lead the Atlanta chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance.

Paul Kraus

For three decades, Paul has been building software and leading teams of engineers to pioneer the next great innovation in network and system security. Paul started Eastwind Networks because he saw the very real threats to enterprise. Behind Paulís leadership, Eastwind is developing new technologies in active breach detection by utilizing machine learning, cloud-based infrastructure, behavior analytics, threat feeds, and malware analysis technologies.

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