Cybersecurity Forecast 2022: Snowpocalypse or cloudy with a chance of rain? 

Does the year ahead hold significant promise for IT and Security teams, or does the upheaval caused by COVID-19 and the spike in cyberattacks continue well into 2022? As threat actors continue to evolve, what should security teams look out for and how should security executives prepare to ensure their organization doesn’t become the subject of the next news headline? Please join Qualys CISO, Ben Carr and Director of Malware Threat Research, Travis Smith for a discussion covering emerging trends.

Thu, Dec 09, 2021 10:00 AM PST / 01:00 PM EST
1h 00min

Attend this webinar and you'll learn about:

  • 2021: What did we learn, and how do we leverage it to reduce risk in the year ahead
  • The evolution of ransomware and what new techniques attackers will leverage next
  • The attacker next door. How bad actors will pursue company insiders for a competitive advantage
  • Navigating the cybersecurity skills gap, the gig economy, the shift back to the office and the great resignation
  • Major events are a phishing goldmine for attackers, what to look out for in 2022

Featured Speakers

  • Ben Carr
    Ben Carr

    Ben Carr is the Chief Information Security Officer at Qualys. He is an information security and risk executive with more than 25 years of experience in developing and executing long-term security strategies. Ben has demonstrated global leadership and experience, through executive leadership roles of advanced technology, high risk, and rapid-growth initiatives, at companies such as Aristocrat, Tenable, Visa and Nokia. While at Aristocrat, Ben built a world-class global cybersecurity program from the ground up as part of a digital transformation. As a senior cybersecurity executive at Visa, Ben was responsible for developing and leading Visa’s Global Attack Surface Management Team and capability. Prior to Visa, he led all security programs for Nokia corporate IT as the Global Head of IT Security. Ben holds a certificate in Risk & Information Systems Control (CRISC), is a Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE).

  • Travis Smith
    Travis Smith
    Director of Malware Threat Research

    Travis is the Director of Malware Threat Research at Qualys. He has spent the past 15 years in the security industry with a focus on digital forensics and incident response. He holds a wide array of certifications ranging from GIAC Certified Penetration Tester to the CISSP, as well as an MBA with a concentration in information security. Travis has presented his research at conferences worldwide at venues such as BlackHat, RSA, and SecTor.

  • Peter Krass
    Peter Krass
    Contributing Editor
    Dark Reading

    Peter Krass is an editor and writer specializing in business technology. Formerly, Peter held senior editorial positions with Inc., Planet IT, Smart Enterprise, TechBuilder, InformationWeek, Dark Reading and the BusinessWeek newsletter group.

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