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Social Media Gone Wild

Social Media Gone Wild

Recorded Live: June 26, 2012
Start Time: 9:00 a.m. US Pacific/ 12:00 p.m. US Eastern/ 5:00 p.m. London

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Web Conference Overview:

Social media is everywhere and your employees are addicted to it: at home, at work, on corporate and personal devices. And, that spells big opportunity for cyber criminals. The social web has made it progressively easier for cyber criminals to use our own information against us. Attacks using socially engineered tactics are rising exponentially. Why? Quite simply…they work. Advanced targeted attacks, such as spear phishing, are one of the most used, most dangerous, and most successful attacks today. In fact, over 95% of enterprises are already compromised and most don’t even know it. This web conference will describe the issues each speaker has had and/or seen, and provide their recommendations for dealing with them.



Rebecca Herold, "The Privacy Professor,”® is a leading information security, privacy, compliance and training consultant. Rebecca is currently listed among Computerworld’s top three Best Privacy Advisors in the world, and as a Top Influencer in IT Security by IT Security magazine. The proprietary security training exercise package Rebecca created has won a CSI Information Security Program of the Year. Rebecca is an Adjunct Professor for the Norwich University Master of Science in Information Assurance program, and has been leading the federal government's NIST Smart Grid privacy group since June 2009. Rebecca is also on many Advisory Boards.

Rebecca created the content for Compliance Helper, which provides complete program management for a company’s information security and privacy program, meeting multiple regulatory compliance requirements and providing personal support. The Second edition of Rebecca’s highly-rated book, "Managing an Information Security and Privacy Awareness and Training Program" was recently published, and she is currently working on her fifteenth book. Rebecca has published over 200 industry articles, writes multiple monthly columns, and has done hundreds of interviews for news media.

Through her company, Rebecca Herold & Associates, she provides information security, privacy, compliance and education services, including keynotes and speeches throughout across industries.

Aaron Sheridan- Senior Systems Security Engineer at FireEye

Aaron Sheridan is a Senior Systems Security Engineer at FireEye where he serves in a number of capacities and works closely with the development team to ensure FireEye maintains its position as the industry leader in malware protection. With nearly 10 years in the Network Security industry, Aaron has gained extensive knowledge on malware forensics and anti-virus technologies. Prior to FireEye, Aaron spent 7 years at Barracuda Networks. He joined in 2004 as their first Technical Support person, supporting the initial launch of their flagship product the "Barracuda Spam Firewall”. As the company expanded its product portfolio, Aaron quickly learned about the new technologies and gained expert knowledge in numerous product areas. During his tenure at Barracuda, Aaron held multiple positions, including Tier III Technical Support, Global Technical Support Manager, Sr. Systems/Sales Engineer and Worldwide Systems/Sales Engineering Manager. He is a recognized industry speaker and expert product demonstrator.

Jean Pawluk- Consultant and Former Chief Architect, Visa

Jean Pawluk is a consultant and former Chief Architect of Visa where she was responsible for creating global architecture. Prior to Visa, she was Chief Architect of Equifax. She has worked in various executive management, enterprise architecture, and technical software development roles at Tandem ,GTE(Verizon), ADP, AT&T, and financial firms.

Jean developed an interest in security and cryptography early in her career developing ATM software and funds transfer networks for the financial industry. She headed various security and authentication programs including the first commercial PKI system deployment in the world in 1996-1997 in Singapore.

Jean has been a speaker,teacher, and consultant on various emerging technologies including information security, mobile, and cloud. She is active in a number of working groups including ISSA, IETF, OASIS, and InfraGard. In 2008 she was a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and continues as a contributing author of the CSA guidance. Jean is currently on the board of the Silicon Valley Information Security (ISSA) group and is on the advisory board of several start-ups.

Mathieu Gorge - ISSA Web Conference Committee, Session Moderator

Mathieu Gorge is an international authority on IT security, an expert on key legal aspects of corporate security, their laws and frameworks. His company, VigiTrust, designs cloud based educational programs, provides security assessments, credit card security compliance packages and corporate governance solutions. VigiTrust operates in the Europe, US and Ireland and services clients including financial services, banking, merchant aggregators, government & helath care. Mathieu is a regular speaker at international security conferences across Europe and works closely with the PCI Council, East West Institute and ANSI, ISACA, ISSA, and ENISA.



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