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Vulnerability Management for the Enterprise and Cloud

  • Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 at 3:30 PM EDT (19:30:00 UTC)
  • Jonathan Risto
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Overview

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the vulnerabilities reports you receive from your team? You're not alone.  The increased complexity of our deployed software and networks has amplified the potential locations where vulnerabilities can be found, and thats not including our processes and people. Attackers are taking advantage of multi vectors into our organization. Our push to the cloud has increased the demands, as everything is provisioned instantly and ready for use, according to all the marketing material we receive.  Being able to stay on top of, and quickly remediate, the priority issues identified in our environments takes a team larger than we are allocated, besides what we can keep staffed.

 

Enter SANS new class, MGT516: Managing Security Vulnerabilities: Enterprise and Cloud.

 

The primary goal of this course is to equip those responsible for managing the infrastructure and application vulnerabilities with strategies and solutions that overcome the challenges and stumbling blocks they may encounter. By understanding the problem and potential solutions, participants will be better prepared to meet this challenge and determine what might work for their organization.

 

In this webcast, we will give an overview of the MGT516 class and give a sneak peek into some of the material. By the end of this talk, you will have a good understanding of the main topics covered in the course, as well as who should attend the class.

 

Mark the date on your calendar and come learn what MGT516 offers!

Speaker Bio

Jonathan Risto

Jonathan is a SANS Instructor teaching a wide variety of SANS classes including SEC440, SEC504, SEC560, SEC566, and SEC580. He is also the co-author of the SANS MGT516: Managing Security Vulnerabilities: Enterprise and Cloud.

With a career spanning over 20 years that has included working in network design, IP telephony, service development, security and project management, he has a deep technical background that provides a wealth of information he draws upon when teaching. His leadership of direct reports and matrix teams in industries including telecom, government and charity environments. When not teaching for SANS, he primarily works for the Canadian Government performing cyber security research work, in the areas of vulnerability management and automated remediation.  He also performs consulting work. 

He holds a bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, and is a licensed professional Engineer (P.Eng.). He also holds a Master's Degree in Information Security Management from STI.  In his spare time, he sits on the board of directors for charities and his 3 daughters keep him very busy. When possible, he enjoys the outdoors, astronomy, and photography.

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