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Thwarting Advanced Threats with Trusted Crypto

  • Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 at 1:00 PM EDT (17:00:00 UTC)
  • John Grimm, Thales e-Security and John Pescatore, SANS Institute
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Overview

The dangers posed by advanced targeted attacks are real. Enterprises have come up against the limitations of approaches such as intrusion detection and signature-based malware detection. One promising avenue to explore is trusted crypto, which can help ensure that an application, for example, is doing just what its developers intended and has not been tampered with. Things can be taken a step further with trusted execution environments.

In this webcast, John Grimm of Thales e-Security and John Pescatore of the SANS Institute will discuss the gaps in current best-practice defenses and the ways that trusted crypto and trusted execution environments can help fill those gaps.

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Speaker Bios

John Grimm

John Grimm is senior director of security strategy at Thales. He has over 25 years of experience in the information security field, starting as a systems and firmware engineer building secure cryptographic key distribution systems for government applications, and progressing through product management, solution development, and marketing leadership roles. He received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass., and is a member of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society.


John Pescatore

John Pescatore joined SANS as director of emerging security trends in January 2013, bringing with him over 35 years of experience in computer, network and information security. Prior to SANS, he was Gartner's lead security analyst for more than 13 years, working with Global 5000 corporations, government agencies and major technology and service providers. In 2008, John was named one of the top 15 most influential people in security and has frequently testified before Congress on issues relating to cybersecurity.

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