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San Diego Chapter Event

(ISC)2 San Diego,

Please join us for our November chapter meeting and presentation. This month we have Rick McElroy, Head of Security Strategy for Carbon Black. Rick will be presenting on the latest findings from Carbon Black’s Quarterly Incident Response Threat Report (QIRTR).

 

The meeting and presentation will be Thursday, November 8th from 6-8PM, at the University of Phoenix. As always, (ISC)2 members will receive 2 hours of CPEs. Following the meeting, we'll continue the conversation at 94th Aero Squadron. 

Location: UoP 9645 Granite Ridge Dr. San Diego, CA 92123

Speaker: Rick McElroy, Head of Security Strategy for Carbon Black

Rick has 20 years of information security experience educating and advising organizations on reducing their risk posture and tackling tough security challenges. He has held security positions with the U.S. Department of Defense, and in several industries including retail, insurance, entertainment, cloud computing, and higher education. McElroy’s experience ranges from performing penetration testing to building and leading security programs. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Security Manager (CSIM), and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC). As a United States Marine, McElroy’s work included physical security and counter-terrorism services. His current role takes him all over the world working with organizations to improve their security strategies and speaking on security and privacy.

https://www.carbonblack.com/

 

Topic: the latest findings from Carbon Black’s Quarterly Incident Response Threat Report (QIRTR)

 

Summary:
According to the world’s top incident response (IR) professionals, cyberattackers are honing their ability to remain undetected inside the enterprises they’ve breached and evolving their attacks to counter defenders’ response efforts. Most organizations are unprepared to combat such attacks.

 

Join Carbon Black’s Head of Security Strategy, Rick McElroy, as he review's and discusses the latest findings from Carbon Black’s Quarterly Incident Response Threat Report (QIRTR), including:

Where the vast majority of cyber attacks are generated. i.e.

What are their motivations?

What industries and most susceptible to attacks and why

How counter incident response, lateral movement, and island hopping are emerging as go-to methods for attackers

 

Verizon and Symantec's reports tell us the big picture numbers but why are attackers going undetected for 211 days? This talk breaks down the actor's motivation and how teams can combat this growing sophistication.

 

In this talk, you’ll also gain visibility into the collective experience and insight from nearly 40 leading IR companies who participated in Carbon Black’s quarterly report.

(ISC)2 San Diego Chapter meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month. In support of (ISC)2 Chapter's mission to Connect | Educate | Inspire | Secure, guests and students are welcome. (ISC)2 members will receive 2 hours of Continuing Professional Education credits, please remember to bring your membership number.

 

If you have not registered with the San Diego chapter please contact Jonathan our membership chair.

We look forward to seeing everyone there.  

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