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How To Secure Remote Workers For The Long Haul: Protecting VPN, RDP, Webcams and Beyond

  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 3:30 PM EDT (2020-06-25 19:30:00 UTC)
  • Heather Mahalik, Josh Snow, Kyle Walsh


  • ExtraHop

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Recent, rapid transformations in remote work have been challenging for enterprises, and for some of them, the new work-from-home reality is going to become a permanent adaption for their business. Those that adapted quickly now need to look at keeping their new remote workforces happy and secure for the long haul. Join this webinar to learn about some of the biggest changes businesses have experienced, and how they're working to secure the new shifting and expanding attack surface, including:

  • 88% of respondents rely on VPN tunneling for their work, but how are those VPN tunnels secured at scale?
  • 30% rely on RDP, a protocol notorious for being abused by attackers. How are businesses assuring that RDP sessions are legitimate, and being used securely?
  • Only ~13% of respondents indicated that their organization fully manages webcams in their environment. How are businesses ensuring that sensitive, connected devices and IoT in workers' homes aren't providing a vector for stealthy attackers?

Join Heather Mahalik, SANS Senior Instructor, Author, and Senior Director of Digital Intelligence at Cellebrite and Josh Snow, Security Sales Engineer with ExtraHop to discuss the data from a recent poll about remote working and explore the critical topics on how to adapt to semi-permanent remote work situations at enterprises of every size.

Register today to be among the first to receive the associated poll written by security expert Heather Mahlik.

Speaker Bios

Heather Mahalik

Heather Mahalik is a SANS senior instructor and course lead for FOR585: Smartphone Forensic Analysis In-Depth. As the senior director of digital intelligence at Cellebrite, Heather focuses on forensic research and making the community smarter on all aspects of digital intelligence. Her background in digital forensics and e-discovery covers smartphone, mobile device, Mac and Windows forensics, including acquisition, analysis, advanced exploitation, vulnerability discovery, malware analysis, application reverse-engineering and manual decoding. Prior to joining Cellebrite, Heather focused on mobile device forensics in support of the federal government and served as a technical lead performing forensic examinations for high-profile cases. Heather maintains, where she blogs and shares presentations.

Josh Snow

Josh Snow is a Senior Security Sales Engineer at ExtraHop with over a decade of experience in network security, network architecture and performance. Josh currently uses his deep knowledge and expertise around VPN monitoring and analysis to help customers monitor and secure their critical assets and infrastructure in a time of unprecedented transformation in the shape of the distributed workplace and the shifting cyber attack surface that comes with it.

Kyle Walsh

Kyle Welsh is a strategic technology executive and security solution architect at Datec Inc, with over two decades of prior experience in cybersecurity, encompassing roles from developer to architect to Chief Information Security Officer.

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