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Domain Name & DNS Hijacking: Learn Best Practices to Mitigate Risk and View Latest Domain Security Findings

  • Friday, June 19, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT (2020-06-19 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Mark Calandra, Jacob Williams


  • CSC

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Businesses have invested in security solutions at an exponential rate to protect their organizations from cyber threats. Yet, many companies remain exposed to what security experts are now referring to as a critically important security blind spot; one that cybercriminals are attacking with increasing frequency, sophistication, and severity. Company domain names, DNS, and digital certificates are fundamental components of the most important applications that enable your company to conduct business including your website, email, VPN network and more. When they're compromised, criminals can redirect websites for financial gain, intercept email to conduct espionage and harvest credentials to breach your network. This can have a serious impact on your companys revenue and reputation and expose your company to significant financial penalties as a result of GDPR.

In this webinar, you will learn about the current situation facing companies with domain name and DNS hijacking, and how to evaluate your current security measures against these kinds of attacks. Additionally, CSC will provide you with our latest findings from their research on the Forbes Global 2000 companies, and how many of the largest companies in the world still need to put important security measures into place

Speaker Bios

Jacob Williams

Jacob Williams is a SANS Analyst, certified SANS instructor, course author and designer of several NetWars challenges for use in SANS' popular, "gamified" information security training suite. Jake spent more than a decade in information security roles at several government agencies, developing specialties in offensive forensics, malware development, and digital counter-espionage. Jake is the founder of Rendition InfoSec, which provides penetration testing, digital forensics and incident response, expertise in cloud-data exfiltration and the tools and guidance to secure client data against sophisticated, persistent attack on-premises and in the cloud.

Mark Calandra

Mark Calandra is the general manager for the Digital Brand Services (DBS) division of CSC, the largest corporate domain name registrar providing domain management and security, fraud and brand protection solutions. Appointed to this role in 2015, Mark oversees the divisionís vision, growth strategy, and development and is responsible for all global operations. Prior to the last 15 years at CSC, Mark served as vice president of business development at Mark Monitor for three years, and held various business development, marketing, and brand management roles at Register.com and Schering-Plough Corporation.†

Mark is a graduate of Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA, with a B.A. in economics. He received his M.B.A. from Columbia University in New York, NY.

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