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Enhancing Security Analytics with Endpoint Forensics

  • Tuesday, November 05, 2013 at 1:00 PM EST (2013-11-05 18:00:00 UTC)
  • Jason Fredrickson, John Pescatore


  • Guidance Software

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Digital forensic, long the domain of highly trained examiners, has in recent times earned significance as a must-have technology to handle modern information security gaps. Join us as we discuss the use of forensic artifacts and endpoint activity as the source for big data security analytics.

Speaker Bios

John Pescatore

John Pescatore joined SANS as director of emerging security trends in January 2013. He has 35 years experience in computer, network and information security. Prior to joining the SANS Institute, Mr. Pescatore was Gartner's lead security analyst for 13 years, working with global 5000 corporations and major technology and service providers. Before joining Gartner, Mr. Pescatore was Senior Consultant for Entrust Technologies and Trusted Information Systems, where he started, grew and managed security consulting groups focusing on firewalls, network security, encryption and Public Key Infrastructures. Prior to that, Mr. Pescatore spent 11 years with GTE developing secure computing and telecommunications systems. Mr. Pescatore began his career at the National Security Agency, where he designed secure voice systems, and the United States Secret Service, where he developed secure communications and surveillance systems. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Connecticut and is a NSA Certified Cryptologic Engineer. He is also an Extra class amateur radio operator, callsign K3TN.

Jason Fredrickson

Jason Fredrickson is Senior Director of Enterprise Application Development at Guidance Software. He is responsible for driving the technical direction of the company's enterprise applications. Before joining Guidance Software, Jason held various technical roles at enterprise security management company, Lieberman Software, and at MMO gaming company, Silver Platter Software, where he served as Development Manager and Chief Technical Officer, correspondingly. Jason has a Bachelor's of Science from Harvey Mudd College.

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