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Hacking Exposed Live Webcast Series

  • Wednesday, July 24 at 1:00 PM EDT
  • George Kurtz, Adam Meyers, and Moderated by John Pescatore, SANS Director of Emerging Security Trends

Sponsor

  • CrowdStrike

Overview

Join George Kurtz, author of the best-selling security book Hacking Exposed, and his team of top technical experts for quarterly live webcasts featuring cutting-edge cyber security topics, discussions, and live demonstrations.

Visualizing data can make it easier to consume, and even illuminate previously unknown relationships that would not be readily apparent in raw data. This session will explore the power of visualizing data with the open source/commercially available tool from Paterva called Maltego. We will demonstrate the power of visualizing data, and explore the mechanisms by which you can incorporate your own data sets to rapidly produce visualizations which can be shared to peers. Additionally we will investigate frameworks which can be leveraged to share your visualization scripts to others.

Speaker Bios

George Kurtz

Serial entrepreneur George Kurtz co-founded CrowdStrike, a cutting-edge, big data, security technology company focused on helping enterprises and governments protect their most sensitive intellectual property and national security information. Kurtz is an internationally recognized security expert, author, entrepreneur, and speaker. He has more than 20 years of experience in the security space, including extensive experience driving revenue growth and scaling small and large organizations. His entrepreneurial background and ability to commercialize nascent technologies has enabled him to drive innovation throughout his career by identifying market trends and correlating them with customer feedback, resulting in rapid growth for the businesses he has run. His prior roles at McAfee, a $3-billion security company, include Worldwide Chief Technology Officer and GM, as well as SVP of Enterprise. Prior to joining McAfee, Kurtz started Foundstone in October 1999 as the founder and CEO responsible for recruiting the other six founding team members. Foundstone, a world wide security products and services company, had one of the leading incident response practices in the industry, and was acquired by McAFee in October of 2004. He also authored the best-selling security book of all time, Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions.


Adam Meyers

Adam Meyers has over a decade of experience within the information security industry. He has authored numerous papers that have appeared at peer reviewed industry venues and has received awards for his dedication to the field. At CrowdStrike, Adam serves as the Director of Intelligence. Within this role it is Adam’s responsibility to oversee all of CrowdStrike’s intelligence gathering and cyber-adversarial monitoring activities. Adam’s Global Intelligence Team supports both the Product and Services divisions at CrowdStrike and Adam manages these endeavors and expectations. Prior to joining CrowdStrike, Adam was the Director of Cyber Security Intelligence with the National Products and Offerings Division of SRA International. He served as a senior subject matter expert for cyber threat and cyber security matters for a variety of SRA projects. He also provided both technical expertise at the tactical level and strategic guidance on overall security program objectives. During his tenure at SRA International, Adam also served as the Product Manager for SRA’s dynamic malware analysis platform Cyberlock.

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