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Layered Security: Why It Works

  • Monday, December 09, 2013 at 1:00 PM EST (2013-12-09 18:00:00 UTC)
  • Kat Pelak, Jerry Shenk


  • Symantec

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Layered security has withstood the test of time and there are plenty of stories in history books about rulers who knew their primary security was good enough and died for being wrong. Todays digital treasures need the same type of layered security; if one type of protection fails, its good to have second line of defense. Tune into this webcast to learn about some of the ways that layered security can help you make your digital data more secure and hear some statistics about who is getting attacked and how to test your security layers.

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Speaker Bios

Jerry Shenk

Jerry Shenk currently serves as a senior analyst for the SANS Institute and is senior security analyst for Windstream Communications, working out of the company's Ephrata, Pa., location. Since 1984, he has consulted with companies and financial and educational institutions on issues of network design, security, forensic analysis and penetration testing. His experience spans networks of all sizes, from small home-office systems to global networks. Along with some vendor-specific certifications, Jerry holds six Global Information Assurance Certifications (GIACs), all completed with honors: GIAC-Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), GIAC- Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC-Certified Firewall Analyst (GCFW), GIAC Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA), GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN) and GIAC-Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA). Five of his certifications are Gold certifications. He also holds the CISSP certification.

Kat Pelak

Kat Pelak is a Sr. Product Marketing Manager focused on Enterprise Security. Kat has been with Symantec for over Nine years enabling channel partners and customers all over the world. Her primary product focus covers Symantec Endpoint Protect, User Authentication, Data Center Security and Encryption. Kat has 2 Master's degrees with over 20 years of marketing experience with a strong focus on channel, partner and customer enablement.

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