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A risk-based approach to identification, impact estimation, and effective remediation of data breaches in web-based applications

  • Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM EST (17:00:00 UTC)
  • Dr. Eric Cole, Demetrios Lazarikos (Laz)
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Overview

Application Security is a critical component to any Information Security program. With the evolution of emerging technologies, APIs exposing the Internet of Things, systems and infrastructures are now more exposed than ever before.

In this Webinar, youll be working with the Dr. Eric Cole and Demetrios Lazarikos (Laz), veterans in the Information Security space.

Dr. Cole and Laz will provide insight to what SANS is experiencing in educating practitioners and executives with this topic. Additionally, real world use cases will be provided that socialize how to embed exit criteria for application security while quantifying losses in dollars with your program.

Speaker Bios

Dr. Eric Cole

Dr. Cole is an industry-recognized security expert with over 20 years of hands-on experience. Dr. Cole has experience in information technology with a focus on helping customers focus on the right areas of security by building out a dynamic defense. Dr. Cole has a master's degree in computer science from NYIT and a doctorate from Pace University with a concentration in information security. He served as CTO of McAfee and Chief Scientist for Lockheed Martin. Dr. Cole is the author of several books, including Advanced Persistent Threat, Hackers Beware, Hiding in Plain Sight, Network Security Bible 2nd Edition, and Insider Threat. He is the inventor of over 20 patents and is a researcher, writer, and speaker. He is also a member of the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th President and several executive advisory boards. Dr. Cole is the founder and an executive leader at Secure Anchor Consulting where he provides leading-edge cyber security consulting services, expert witness work, and leads research and development initiatives to advance the state-of-the-art in information systems security. Dr. Cole was the lone inductee into the InfoSec European Hall of Fame in 2014. Dr. Cole is actively involved with the SANS Technology Institute (STI) and is a SANS faculty Fellow and course author who works with students, teaches, and develops and maintains courseware.


Demetrios Lazarikos (Laz)

Demetrios Lazarikos (Laz), a recognized visionary for building Information Security, fraud, and big data analytics solutions, is the vArmour Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Laz has more than 30 years experience in building and supporting some of the largest InfoSec programs for Financial Services, Retail, Hospitality, and Transportation verticals. Laz's past roles include: IT Security Researcher and Strategist at Blue Lava Consulting, CISO at Sears, CISO at Silver Tail Systems (acquired by RSA/EMC), VP of Strategic Initiatives at ReddShell Corporation (acquired by TrustWave), and a former PCI QSA. Laz is a Professor at Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management, holds a Master's in Computer Information Security from the University of Denver, an MBA from Pepperdine University, and has earned several security and compliance certifications.

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