Continuous Ownage: Why you Need Continuous Monitoring
- Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 10:00 AM EST (15:00:00 UTC)
- Eric Conrad, SANS Instructor
You can now attend the webcast using your mobile device!
Repeat after me, I will be breached. Most organizations realize this fact too late, usually after a third party informs them months after the initial compromise. Treating security monitoring as a quarterly auditing process means most compromises will go undetected for weeks or months. The attacks are continuous, and the monitoring must match.
This talk will help you face this problem and describe how to move your organization to a more defensible security architecture that enables continuous security monitoring. The talk will also give you a hint at the value you and your organization will gain from attending Seth Misenar and Eric Conrad's new course: SANS SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations.
Certified SANS instructor Eric Conrad's career began in 1991 as a Unix sysadmin for a small oceanographic communications company. He gained experience in a variety of industries, including research, education, power, Internet, and healthcare, and has worked with companies such as Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, Boston University, The Open Group, Navipath, and Caritas Christi Health Care. He is now an independent information security consultant focusing on intrusion detection, incident handling, and penetration testing. He is a graduate of the SANS Technology Institute with a Master of Science degree in information security engineering. In addition to the CISSP, he holds the prestigious GIAC Security Expert (GSE) certification as well as the GIAC GPEN, GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GAWN, and GSEC certifications. He is a contributing author to SANS HIPAA Security Implementation. Eric also blogs about information security at http://www.ericconrad.com.