Past Meetings

Minimizing the detection to recovery timeframe

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 11:30am

Brent Feller, Senior Solutions Engineer, eSentire

Brent is a security professional with over 15 years of experience in the field.  Having worked with Lockheed Martin, McAfee, MBS and eSentire, Brent has a well-rounded background ranging from physical security to cyber hunting and detection. Brent has also consulted several companies and provided recommendations on cybersecurity best practices. He delivers real world experience and knowledge of defending and protecting your assets. Brent is a Cisco Security Specialist and a CISSP who has defended on the front lines against malware and ransomware threats.

Creating Alerts that Matter

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 11:30am
Organizations that have acquired technology to deal with threats have found themselves dealing with too many alerts, a growing number of tools contributing to the chaos, and a shortage of qualified talent to get the job done. There are two key ways to obtain alerts that matter. One can create alerts that matter, or use existing alerts and determine how to make the alert matter through enrichment.
 

Integration: Making all this technology work for you

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 11:30am

Perfect protection is impossible.  By now we all know that we can’t just buy one more silver bullet to fix our problems.  Every organization manages something like 20 distinct security technologies, with enough staff and time to operate 5 of them well.  We can’t just hire more professionals – the talent pool has been drained.  So we have little choice – we need to get our existing security investments to work together.  This talk will highlight the need for, and then show real examples of, inter-product and inter-vendor integrations that can automate workflows and produce tangible operation

Presenting Powerfully Under Pressure

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 11:30am

Business leaders need to communicate powerfully under pressure, and nothing else raises the stakes (or the heart rate!) quite like public speaking. Whether you’re presenting to employees, board members, or external stakeholders, executive presentation coach Jennifer Hennings will help you speak with confidence when it matters most.

The Dark Side of Machine Learning

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 11:30am

With all good things comes the dark -side.  As the learning period has become shorter, and accessibility for everyone, cybercriminals, have also being leveraging to improve the effectiveness of their campaigns. Cyberthreat landscape is reaching an inflection point in the character of cyberattacks we are seeing, driven by structural changes in attacker platforms, changing motivations, ability to make profit and the changing attack surface.

Director’s Cut: “Secrets of a Successful SOC”

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 11:30am

During May 2017, McAfee sponsored research on the approaches and best practices of threat hunters and Security Operations Centers (SOCs). Slicing the global research by maturity level revealed that leading SOCs use the same tools in very different ways to achieve much better results than beginners. A subset of this research was shared in a report released at Black Hat, providing just the highlights. However, the best practices of today’s leaders foreshadow tomorrow’s mainstream SOC, and the details can help practitioners and vendors chart a course through this fast-changing space.

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