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Unraveling the Threat: Expanding Response Processes and Procedures Beyond the Moment of Discovery

  • Monday, March 23, 2015 at 3:00 PM EDT (2015-03-23 19:00:00 UTC)
  • Ben Johnson


  • Carbon Black

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Many endpoint threat detection and response solutions reactively collect the necessary data for a response after detection—extending the dwell time of advanced and targeted threats. A new approach is required. One that focuses on the proactive collection and monitoring of the necessary data required for effective response. Join Ben Johnson, chief security strategist for Bit9 + Carbon Black, to learn:

  • How to prepare for a data breach with a proactive, gapless recording of every endpoint in your environment
  • How to optimize and customize your detection capabilities beyond just signatures or indicators of compromise (IOC)
  • How applied threat intelligence can improve your detection and response efforts through data understanding
  • How to streamline your threat containment and remediation efforts through live response capabilities

Speaker Bio

Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson is CTO and co-founder of Obsidian Security. Prior to founding Obsidian, he co-founded Carbon Black and most recently served as the company's Chief Security Strategist. As the company's original CTO, he led efforts to create the powerful capabilities that helped define the next-generation endpoint security space. Prior to Carbon Black, Ben was an NSA computer scientist and later worked as a cyber engineer in an advanced intrusion operations division for the intelligence community. Ben is active in the cybersecurity community, where he is a technical advisor to the US FISA Court and sits on the boards of multiple security startups. Ben earned a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Chicago and a master's degree in computer science from Johns Hopkins University. He lives in Newport Beach, CA with his wife and three sons.

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