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NAC Applied to the Critical Security Controls

  • Wednesday, April 03 at 1:00 PM EDT (17:00:00 UTC)
  • G. Mark Hardy, Scott Gordon and Brian Meyer

Sponsor

  • ForeScout Technologies
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Overview

Network Access Control (NAC) at first glance appears to be solely concerned with roles-based, device authenticated access to network resources. Given the diversity and proliferation of smart consumer devices in the workplace and the trend for enterprises to take advantage of wireless, cloud and mobile applications, next generation NAC has evolved beyond its namesake to become an integral component to effectuate visibility, asset intelligence and integrity, and network security controls.

This webcast will explore how today's NAC can align with many of the 20 Critical Security Controls, particularly in regards to monitoring, configuration, mobility and access. IT governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) assumptions, control challenges and NAC use cases are also slated for discussion, followed by an opportunity to present your questions to the experts.

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Speaker Bios

G. Mark Hardy

G. Mark Hardy serves as President of National Security Corporation. He has been providing cyber security expertise to government, military, and commercial clients for over 25 years, and is the author of over 100 articles and presentations. He serves on the National Science Foundation's CyberWATCH Advisory Board, and is a recently retired Navy Captain. A graduate of Northwestern University, he holds a BS in Computer Science, a BA in Mathematics, a Masters in Business Administration, a Masters in Strategic Studies, and is designated as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).


Brian Meyer

Brian Meyer is an information security officer for Meritrust Credit Union. In the past four years at Meritrust, Brian has implemented layers of control to meet ongoing compliance objectives and streamlined security policy. He has worked within the financial industry to assist entities with risk assessments and to meet compliance goals using best-in-class vendor solutions with measurable results. Previously he held the positions of professional services manager and senior system engineer, providing information technology and business services consulting to small and medium businesses. Brian holds a bachelors degree in business administration in management information systems from Pittsburg State University. He holds a CISSP certification from ISC2 and the GISP and GSEC certifications.


Scott Gordon

Scott Gordon is an information security professional, speaker, author and consultant, having contributed to innovative startups and large vendors spanning a career of over 22 years. The chief marketing officer at ForeScout, Scott is an accomplished and industry-recognized leader who has helped evolve security information management, network and endpoint security, and risk management technologies. He is the author of Operationalizing Information Security and contributing author of the Definitive Guide to Next-Gen NAC. Scott holds CISSP ISSMP certifications from ISC2, an MBA, and BA in marketing and MIS from Hofstra University.

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