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SANS Canada presents Defending Against Advanced Attacks With Dr. Eric Cole

  • Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 8:00 PM EST (2015-03-19 00:00:00 UTC)
  • Dr. Eric Cole

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Overview

Are You Concerned About the Security of Your Organization?

If Your Organization Was Compromised, How Would you Know?

Do You Have Metrics to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Security?

If you are not confident in the above answers - take action. Join leading industry expert Dr. Cole in an interactive seminar on what can be done to properly protect your organization from Advanced Attacks.

Dr. Cole is an industry-recognized security expert with over 20 years of hands-on experience. Dr. Cole has experience in information technology with a focus on helping customers identify the right areas of security by building out dynamic defense solutions that protect organizations from advanced threats. Dr. Cole has a master's degree in computer science from NYIT and a doctorate from Pace University, with a concentration in information security. Dr. Cole is the author of several books, including Advanced Persistent Threat, Hackers Beware, Hiding in Plain Site, Network Security Bible, and Insider Threat. He is the inventor of over 20 patents and is a researcher, writer, and speaker. He is also a member of the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th President and several executive advisory boards. He was inducted into the 2014 InfoSecurity Hall of Fame. Dr. Cole is founder of Secure Anchor Consulting in which he provides state of the art security services and expert witness work. He also served as CTO of McAfee and Chief Scientist for Lockheed Martin. Dr. Cole is actively involved with the SANS Technology Institute (STI) and SANS working with students, teaching, and maintaining and developing courseware. He is a SANS faculty Fellow and course author. Dr. Cole is an executive leader in the industry where he provides cutting-edge cyber security consulting services and leads research and development initiatives to advance the state-of-the-art in information systems security.

Defending Against Advanced Attacks is an in-depth look of how attackers break into a system. Only by understanding how the offense works, can you build effective defensive solutions. Based on the knowledge of how an adversary breaks into an organization, a systematic process will be provided for preventing, detecting and responding to these attacks. Instead of being a victim, this seminar with provide an actionable roadmap that can be taken to implement effective security. Dr. Cole's draws on real world examples to show what solutions actually work for implementing a proper level of risk within an organization.

Speaker Bio

Dr. Eric Cole

Dr. Cole is an industry-recognized security expert with over 20 years of hands-on experience. Dr. Cole has experience in information technology with a focus on helping customers focus on the right areas of security by building out a dynamic defense. Dr. Cole has a master's degree in computer science from NYIT and a doctorate from Pace University with a concentration in information security. He served as CTO of McAfee and Chief Scientist for Lockheed Martin. Dr. Cole is the author of several books, including Advanced Persistent Threat, Hackers Beware, Hiding in Plain Sight, Network Security Bible 2nd Edition, and Insider Threat. He is the inventor of over 20 patents and is a researcher, writer, and speaker. He is also a member of the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th President and several executive advisory boards. Dr. Cole is the founder and an executive leader at Secure Anchor Consulting where he provides leading-edge cyber security consulting services, expert witness work, and leads research and development initiatives to advance the state-of-the-art in information systems security. Dr. Cole was the lone inductee into the InfoSec European Hall of Fame in 2014. Dr. Cole is actively involved with the SANS Technology Institute (STI) and is a SANS faculty Fellow and course author who works with students, teaches, and develops and maintains courseware.

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