How to Talk to Your Management about IT Security

If you’re a security professional, you understand the cyber threat to your organization and the need for an effective defense. The one big problem: your top management doesn’t. In this useful and insightful webinar, top experts offer recommendations on how to measure the cyber threat posed to your enterprise, the posture of your online defenses, and the needs and achievements of your IT security department. This webinar will bring you some new methods for describing and measuring your cybersecurity initiatives so that they can be understood by even the most business-oriented executives.

Available:
On Demand
Duration:
1h 00min

When you attend this webinar, you will learn:

  • What terms get management’s attention
  • Which metrics are best to share (and which are detrimental)
  • How to explain to management why that latest headline-grabbing security threat is no big risk to your organization, but a no-name vulnerability is critical

Featured Speakers

  • Sara  Peters
    Sara Peters
    Senior Editor
    Dark Reading

    Sara Peters is Senior Editor at Dark Reading and formerly the editor-in-chief of Enterprise Efficiency. Prior that she was senior editor for the Computer Security Institute, writing and speaking about virtualization, identity management, cybersecurity law, and a myriad of other topics. She authored the 2009 CSI Computer Crime and Security Survey and founded the CSI Working Group on Web Security Research Law -- a collaborative project that investigated the dichotomy between laws regulating software vulnerability disclosure and those regulating Web vulnerability disclosure.

  • Josh  Goldfarb
    Josh Goldfarb
    Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer
    IDRRA

    Josh (Twitter: @ananalytical) is an experienced information security leader with broad experience building and running Security Operations Centers (SOCs). Josh is currently Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at IDRRA. Prior to joining IDRRA, Josh served as VP, CTO - Emerging Technologies at FireEye and as Chief Security Officer for nPulse Technologies until its acquisition by FireEye. Prior to joining nPulse, Josh worked as an independent consultant, applying his analytical methodology to help enterprises build and enhance their network traffic analysis, security operations, and incident response capabilities to improve their information security postures. He has consulted and advised numerous clients in both the public and private sectors at strategic and tactical levels. Earlier in his career, Josh served as the Chief of Analysis for the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) where he built from the ground up and subsequently ran the network, endpoint, and malware analysis/forensics capabilities for US-CERT. In addition to Josh’s blogging and public speaking appearances, he is also a regular contributor to DarkReading and SecurityWeek.

  • Jim  Hansen
    Jim Hansen
    COO
    PhishMe

    Jim has over twenty-two years’ experience in sales, operations and executive management in the information security industry, including co-founding and serving as COO of Mandiant. He has also held numerous executive and management positions in both sales and consulting organizations, and regularly speaks and publishes articles on information security topics.

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