Thank you to all of the speakers, sponsors and all who attended the 2016 Information Security Summit!
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KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Designing Cybersecurity Program using the Critical Security Controls
This presentation will outline the UMASS Cybersecurity program and provide attendees with a methodology they can use to design, build, manage and evaluate their enterprise security program.
Larry Wilson, Chief Information Security Officer - University of Massachusetts President's Office
9:15 - 9:30AM - MORNING PRESENTATION:
Anti-Hacking - Next-Gen Endpoint Protection
Presenter: Karl Ackerman, Senior Project Manager, Sophos
10:00 - 10:45AM - PANEL DISCUSSION SESSIONS:
SESSION A: Apple iPhone Security vs FBI Crime Fighting Needs: What’s the real story here?
In this session, the speaker will share secret iPhone vulnerabilities he’s discovered and his take on the situation between Apple iPhone Security versus the FBI’s crime fighting needs. He will present the latest exploits against Android, iPhone and Windows operating systems to show common weaknesses and why bring your own device (BYOD) is a risky proposition without careful planning. Lastly, he'll discuss whether our national security is stronger or weaker if the FBI successfully forces Apple to create a special backdoor.
Presenter: Gary S. Miliefsky, CEO, SnoopWall, Inc.
SESSION B: Are Your Online Applications Secure?
If security spending can be justified on areas where attacks no longer occur, perhaps we can justify more time, money, and effort on application security in the areas where attacks are happening. Discussion on SDLC, OWASP, testing methodology, WAP and much more…
Moderator: Michelle Drolet, CEO, Towerwall
SESSION C: Cyber Security Education Roundtable
Everyone agrees that there is dangerous shortage of employees with security skills. Reported research indicate that and highlight the fact that despite this shortage, academia is not producing skilled workers fast enough. Yet, community college graduates have difficulty with job placement unless they are already a part of the workforce. This is a problem that is persistent and true for all kinds of employers: industry/ businesses, for or nonprofit organizations, and local and federal government.
Moderator: Shamsi Moussavi, Computer Science Professor, MassBay Community College
11:15AM - 12:00PM - PANEL DISCUSSION SESSIONS:
SESSION A: Security Risk Management & Compliance
Governance, Risk and Compliance “GRC” What does it really mean? Organizations reach a size where coordinated control over GRC activities is required to operate effectively. Each of these three disciplines creates information of value to the other two, and all three impacts the same technologies, people, processes and information.
Moderator: Tom Witwicki, Director of Information Risk Management, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
SESSION B: Does Your Cloud Provider Protect Your Data?
When enterprises move applications from on premise to cloud-based, challenges arise from data residency, industry compliance requirements, and privacy and third party obligations concerning the treatment of sensitive data. Discussion on how to protect your data via contracts and technology.
Moderator: David Escalante, Director of Computer Policy and Security, Boston College
SESSION C: New Trends and Threats in Online Malware
Malware is an ever-growing challenge for IT and Security. Recently, online attackers have turned up the heat. Ransomware, polymorphic malware, and many other new exploits are frequently able to evade traditional IT defenses – and are taking a toll on the business. Look at people “awareness”, process and technology…
Moderator: Janet Levesque, Chief Information Security Officer, RSA, Security Division of EMC
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
For 22 years, Towerwall has helped scores of companies safeguard their data and leverage their investment in IT with advanced information security solutions and services. As a market leader within the IT security industry, we offer complete IT security services. Learn more about us at: www.towerwall.com.
MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college, offering associate degrees and certificate programs. The College is dedicated to student learning and achievement through academically rigorous courses and programs. MassBay provides its diverse student body with a strong foundation in the liberal arts and state-of-the-art career preparation. Learn more about us at: www.massbay.edu.
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