WhatWorks in Reducing Time to Detect Through Security Awareness Training and Testing

  • Thursday, 02 Sep 2021 10:30AM EDT (02 Sep 2021 14:30 UTC)
  • Speakers: John Pescatore, Nick Adams, Senior Information Security Analyst – Guidewire Software

The financial impact of ransomware attacks has increased the need for security operations to reduce time to detect, mitigate and restore. Financial pressures as the world emerges from the pandemic are driving efforts that can quickly show positive return on investment without increasing staffing requirements or capital expenditures. Raising the level of security awareness and preparedness of users and applications developers has proven to be the critical first step to meeting both demands.

During this SANS WhatWorks webcast SANS Director of Emerging Security Trends John Pescatore interviews Nick Adams, Senior Information Security Analyst from Guidewire Software to gain his insight on what he went through in the business justification details and deployment SANS Security Awareness Training offerings. Guidewire Software is a global provider of financial application used in the insurance industry. The awareness training and testing resulted in behavior changes by users and reduced vulnerabilities in application code that supported both decreased time to detect attacks and decreased business impact from incidents.

Join SANS Director of Emerging Security Trends John Pescatore and Nick Adams to hear details on the selection, deployment and experience using SANS Security Awareness Training The webcast will contain a discussion of lessons learned and best practices and give you the opportunity to ask questions to get deeper insight.