Evolving Our Communications As We All Work Remotely

By Chris Veltos, Cyber Risk Strategist; Digital Trust Advisor; Dr. InfoSecApril 15, 2020 This past month has been one for the record books. IT and cybersecurity staff across the globe have managed to move tens or possibly hundreds of databases, applications, and services online so their organization could continue operating. That initial shift happened with […]

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Inaugural Newsletter Carries Forward Summit Mission

By Eileen Manning, Executive Producer, Cyber Security Summit April 15, 2020 As the Summit enters its 10th year connecting cyber security leaders to drive change and protect our global infrastructure, we do so in precarious times. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the world as we know it, and as we collectively work to “flatten the curve,” this […]

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Coronavirus

For ten years we’ve been building the Cyber Security Summit into a successful platform to network thought leaders and those involved in the everyday defense of our cyber infrastructure. In light of coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on public gatherings, we understand you may be evaluating your decision to attend this year’s Summit later this […]

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Building and retaining your security team

Building and retaining your security team If you are a cybersecurity leader/hiring manager, you are probably getting tired of being reminded that there aren’t enough skilled cybersecurity staff to fill your open positions.  We know already, can we stop complaining about it?  Yes, there are currently 500K open cyber positions in the US and nearly 3 […]

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Target’s Tim Crothers and Catharine Trebnick of Dougherty & Company to lead the Ninth Annual Cyber Security Summit

Target’s Tim Crothers and Catharine Trebnick of Dougherty & Company to lead the Ninth Annual Cyber Security Summit Oct. 28-30 in Minneapolis MEDIA CONTACTS Lynn Nelson | LIN Public Relations, Inc. 612.990.0126 lnelson.linpr@gmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Target’s Tim Crothers and Catharine Trebnick of Dougherty & Company to lead the Ninth Annual Cyber Security Summit Oct. […]

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Adopting Economic Analysis Gives Cyber Execs Leverage in Demonstrating Value

“If you’re in cyber security, you’ve got a problem,” said Scott Borg, CEO of Cyber Consequences Unit. C-level cyber security people may be topped out career-wise in their organizations because management may not understand what they do and security terminology is alien to businesspeople. Speaking on the “Economics of Cybersecurity,” Borg advocated that his security […]

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Threat Hunting Reduces Hacker Residence on a Breached Site

Average dwell time, where a hacker inhabits a breached system, is 200 days, said Bob Stasio of DreamIt Ventures, a cybersecurity company that hunts for intruders on organization systems. He has worked in security positions for IBM, NSA, FAA and NASA. Addressing Cyber Security Summit 2018, Stasio said that 80 percent of hacks are stopped […]

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Bruce Schneier: Government Needs to be Part of the Cybersecurity Solution

“Everything today is a computer,” declared Cyber Security Summit 2018 keynoter Bruce Schneier, CTO, IBM Resilient. IoT is the “computerization” of the whole world, making exponentially complex the safeguarding of most of our devices. Schneier, author of many security-related books and the popular Schneier on Security blog, presented “Click Here to Kill Everybody,” the name […]

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Email Continues to Account for 90% of Phishing Attacks

Based on their behavior, cyber attackers seem to agree that old, proven tools are hard to beat. Email remains a cost-effective go-to tool for launching a cyber assault, relying on a little help from the human element. Brandon Reid, Enterprise Sales Manager at Mimecast, an email security company, presented Anatomy of an Email-Borne Attack at […]

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Top 10 Items to Protect Security Systems from Cyber Attack

David Tyson, the CEO of CISO Insights, spoke to attendees of Cyber Security Summit 2018 about the top measures to take to protect security systems from cyber attacks. He began by visiting old challenges related to patches, viruses and denial of service attacks that persist as they have for the past 20 years. Out of […]

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Cyber Security Summit Notes: Four Current Top-Line Policy Trends

Public policy trends drive what will happen with future cybersecurity regulation. Matthew Rhoades, Managing Director of the Cybersecurity and Technology Program at the Aspen Institute, reviewed four current top-line trends to attendees at Cyber Security Summit 2018. Rhoades’ list and comments: Data security and sensitivity is a driver in current discussions and legislation, domestically and […]

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