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Machine Learning: Practical Applications for Cyber Security

  • Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 at 1:00 PM EDT (17:00:00 UTC)
  • Ismael Valenzuela and Chris Pace
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Overview

Abstract: Each day, exponentially more data and computing power becomes available. We're able to task machines to learn and understand more than ever before and, when combined with human analysis, this process can dramatically reduce laborious tasks. However, even with this surge in applicability, machine learning is still often considered a technology of the future.

Join this webcast to:

  • Understand why machine learning is gaining prominence and how it will impact the future.
  • Learn how you can take machine beyond simple automation and orchestration.
  • Gain insight into how machines can analyze data to produce threat intelligence.
  • Examine real-world use cases of how machine learning can drive practical applications in your organization.

Speaker Bios

Ismael Valenzuela

Since he founded one of the first IT Security consultancies in Spain, Ismael Valenzuela has participated as a security professional in numerous projects across the globe over the past 17 years.

As a top cybersecurity expert with strong technical background and deep knowledge of penetration testing, security architectures, intrusion detection and computer forensics, Ismael has provided security consultancy, advice and guidance to large government and private organizations, including major EU Institutions and US Government Agencies.

Prior to his current role as Principal Engineer at McAfee, where he leads research on threat hunting using machine-learning and expert-system driven investigations, Ismael led the delivery of SOC, IR & Forensics services for the Foundstone Services team within Intel globally. Previously, Ismael worked as Global IT Security Manager for iSOFT Group Ltd, one of the world?s largest providers of healthcare IT solutions, managing their security operations in more than 40 countries.

He holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Malaga (Spain), is certified in business administration, and holds many professional certifications. These include the highly regarded GIAC Security Expert (GSE #132) in addition to GREM, GCFA, GCIA, GCIH, GPEN, GCUX, GCWN, GWAPT, GSNA, GMON, CISSP, ITIL, CISM, and IRCA 27001 Lead Auditor from Bureau Veritas UK.


Chris Pace

Chris works for Recorded Future to engage and educate audiences on the power of real-time threat intelligence, using his extensive experience delivering security solutions to all kinds of organizations. Before beginning a career in information security, Chris trained as a Broadcast Journalist and also has worked in IT departments in the public and private sectors.

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