April 2012 ISSA San Diego Chapter - General Meeting
Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)
San Diego, United States
Topic: Social Media and a Cyber Security Strategy
Speaker, Eric Baum, Director, QinetiQ
Synopsis, The Internet has changed significantly over the last few years with the rise of social media. With the lines between personal and professional boundaries blurred, leaks of intellectual property, disclosure of sensitive information and even damaging comments posted by employees are far too common in the social media environment. Speaker will discuss the four main areas of a social media and cyber security strategy including: social media policy review and guidelines creation using the industry's best practices; cyber safety training for the executive team and employees; secure, proactive registration and management of identities or brands on the twenty-five top social networking sites; and monitoring of brand and company issues in addition to violations of a company's social media policy within the social media environment.
Bio, Eric Baum is currently a director for QinetiQ North America with a focus on Open Source Intelligence, specifically Cyveillance technology for the Federal Government and the Commercial sector. Previously, he was a Vice President with Raytheon – Insider Threat Solutions and Information Operations Group. Prior to Oakley Networks, he spent a few years with PGP Corporation and just before that, was intimately involved in an "Intelligent Sniffer" program originating from the U.S. Department of Defense, with Raytheon. Throughout his 12 years in cyber security, information assurance & operations, and cyber forensics, he has developed a passion and solid understanding of the industry.
He is an active member of InfraGard and is recognized by the HTCIA (High Technology Crime Investigation Association) as a speaker and trainer at the international and chapter levels, as well as the ISSA (Information Systems Security Association) organization.
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The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is an international organization providing educational forums, publications and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skills and professionalism of our members and the information security community at large. The primary goal of ISSA is to promote management practices that will ensure availability, integrity and confidentiality of organizational resources.