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Live Panel Discussion: The Risk of Data Exposure through Application Usage

  • Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 1:00 PM EST (2015-03-26 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Michael Santarcangelo, Gabriel Friedlander , David Monahan, Peter Hesse


  • ObserveIT

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IT and administrator accounts enjoy broad access privileges to sensitive systems and data. Companies tend to make them the top priority when instituting security policies and solutions. If these users have the greatest access to sensitive assets, isn't it obvious that they pose the greatest risk to the organization?

However, the large majority of users' who access data through everyday enterprise applications pose significant and unaddressed risk as their actions are hidden in the large volume of data generated through normal user activities. Companies across a variety of industries rely on critical applications that can access their sensitive data (e.g. call center applications, financial systems, EHR, POS, CRM, Claims processing), but these applications aren't as monitored or secured as their data storage infrastructures. Once employees login to these core applications, many organizations have no idea what they are doing.

Join this panel discussion to explore best practices to address this risk and how to prevent company data exposure through application usage. Each panelist will provide key insights and helpful tips on how to make your organization more secure and reduce the risk of data breaches, fraudulent activities and other insider threats.

Speaker Bios

Peter Hesse

Peter is an accomplished executive with twenty years of experience in information security. Prior to joining the team at 10Pearls, Peter spent the last fifteen years leading security teams primarily in the financial and bio-pharmaceutical sectors.

David Monahan

David is a senior information security executive with nearly twenty years of experience. Prior to joining Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) as a research director covering risk management and security, David spent almost 10 years in information and network security at AT&T.

Gabriel Friedlander

Gaby founded ObserveIT in 2006 with the singular goal of making life easier for Security Officers, CIOs and IT managers. Since then, Gaby has built ObserveIT into the leading provider of User Activity Monitoring with over 1,200 customers in 70 countries.

Michael Santarcangelo

Michael has nearly two decades of experience shaping information security. Known for developing remarkable IT leaders, Michael currently writes the "Translating Security Value" column for CSO Online, sharing actionable insights and techniques for security leaders and business-minded professionals to perform better.

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