San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Please join me for another GREAT night of Enterprise Security knowledge transfer. Confirmed for the event are two founders, technology innovators and thought leaders in the CyberSecurity space - Lastline and Bit9 - don't miss out on the opportunity to meet them live! Harry Sverdlove and Engin Kirda.
Harry Sverdlove - "The Assumption of Breach": In today’s threat landscape, with more sophisticated actors and techniques, compromise is inevitable. This presentation will discuss the changing threat landscape and the technologies and techniques that enterprises need to adapt in their security strategies to meet this challenge.
Engin Kirda - "Evasive Malware Attacks"
Harry Sverdlove, bio: Bit9′s Chief Technology Officer, draws from two decades of application security, design and analysis with industry-leading IT enterprises to add a new layer of technical expertise and strategic vision to Bit9′s Advanced Threat Protection Platform. Prior to joining Bit9, Sverdlove was principal research scientist for McAfee, Inc. He joined McAfee through its 2006 acquisition of SiteAdvisor Inc., where he was chief scientist and developed systems for analyzing and rating the safety of Internet web sites and content. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. As an expert in cyber security, Sverdlove regularly publishes threat intelligence research and is quoted in leading media outlets on strategies to protect businesses from advanced cyber attacks.
Engin Kirda, bio: In addition to his role at Lastline Inc., Engin Kirda holds the posts of Sy and Laurie Sternberg Associate Professor of Information Assurance at the Northeastern University in Boston, and the director of the Northeastern Information Assurance Institute. Before that, he has held faculty positions at Institute Eurecom in the French Riviera and the Technical University of Vienna where he co-founded the Secure Systems Lab that is now distributed over five institutions in Europe and US. Engin's recent research has focused on malware analysis (e.g., Anubis,Exposure, Fire) and detection, web application security, and practical aspects of social networking security. His recent work on the deanonymization of social network users received wide media coverage. He co- authored more than 90 peer-reviewed scholarly publications and served on program committees of numerous well-known international conferences and workshops. In 2009, Engin was the Program Chair of the International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID), in 2010/11, Program Chair of the European Workshop on Systems Security (Eurosec), and is the Program Chair of the well-known USENIX Workshop on Large Scale Exploits and Emergent Threats in 2012. In the past, Engin has consulted the European Commission on emerging threats, and recently gave a Congressional Briefing in Washington D.C. on advanced malware attacks and cyber-security.
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NY Info Security Meetup
NY Information Security Meetup (NYIS) is about getting the latest information on enterprise security trends in CyberSecurity, Mobile computing, Networks, Endpoint, Governance and Compliance. The meetings will consist of a featured speakers, emerging vendor demos in the security space, panel discussion hands on workshops, and networking. We are in midst of an era where Cyber Security is taking front page and enterprises are embracing new technologies to defend. Come and join us to both network and learn from one another.