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OUTFIGHT the adversary: Anticipate threats instead of reacting to them

  • Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 1:00 PM EST (2019-12-11 18:00:00 UTC)
  • Dr. Abdul Rahman, Dave Shackleford

Sponsor

  • Fidelis Cybersecurity

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Overview

Join us for a series of 3 webinars where we provide you with strategies for outperforming, outmaneuvering and outfighting attackers so you can gain the decisive advantage in the cyber battle.

Security operations are only as good as the intelligence that they are based on. Adversaries are constantly evolving and adapting their methods in order to maintain an advantage over security teams. In order to effectively ward off the barrage of increasingly sophisticated attacks, security teams need actionable insight into the latest techniques, tactics and procedures being used by cyber adversaries.

To OUTFIGHT the adversary, your security strategy needs the most relevant and timely information to detect at every stage of the kill chain and hunt for unknown threats, including the ability to:

  • Detect threats via multiple network and endpoint defenses in real time
  • Apply predictive machine-learning algorithms to look for anomalous behavior based on observed activity patterns
  • Retrospectively analyze rich network and endpoint metadata against emerging threat intelligence for activity indicative of a TTP in action

Learn how you can more rapidly detect, hunt and respond to threats with rich metadata, robust threat intelligence, and machine learning analytics.

Speaker Bios

Dr. Abdul Rahman

Dr. Rahman is the Chief Scientist at Fidelis and has been designing, deploying, and supporting big data cyber defense platforms for large customers over the last 10 years. Prior to Fidelis, Abdul worked as a contractor for the US Government and has also held senior leadership roles in his previous companies. He is currently on the Soteria Group LLC Board of Advisors. Key areas of specialty include the development of analytic capabilities to process petabytes of data for supervised and semi-supervised learning algorithms for pattern matching, correlation, and anomaly detection to support cyber security use cases using mathematical techniques and data science


Dave Shackleford

Dave Shackleford, a SANS analyst, instructor, course author, GIAC technical director and member of the board of directors for the SANS Technology Institute, is the founder and principal consultant with Voodoo Security. He has consulted with hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, and network architecture and engineering. A VMware vExpert, Dave has extensive experience designing and configuring secure virtualized infrastructures. He previously worked as chief security officer for Configuresoft and CTO for the Center for Internet Security. Dave currently helps lead the Atlanta chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance.

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