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Prioritizing Cybersecurity with the Critical Security Controls

  • Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 8:00 PM EDT (2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC)
  • Wes Whitteker

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When one combines the idea that significant data breaches continue to happen while large investments have been made to mitigate them, it paints a picture of an ineffective response to the problem. As such, two critical questions require further investigation. The first is what is preventing leadership from creating an effective response to the global cybersecurity problem? The second is how can the Critical Security Controls (CSCs) be used by leadership to overcome these challenges and improve effectiveness within their organization?

Speaker Bio

Wes Whitteker

Wes Whitteker is a Senior Consultant employed by Mandiant, a FireEye company. Wes began his Information and Communication Technology (ICT) career in the mid 90's and began to focus on Cybersecurity in 2009. Since focusing on Cybersecurity, Wes has filled both technical and non-technical leadership roles. Wes has direct experience with IR, Malware Analysis, Vulnerability Management, Security Architecture, and Compliance. Wes holds several industry certifications and is a candidate in the SANS Technology Institute's Master of Science in Information Security Engineering Degree Program.

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