How to Optimize Your Cybersecurity Program
“How a security program is planned, executed, and governed is likely as important as how much money is devoted to cybersecurity,” wrote Deloitte in a 2020 analysis. Whether you have an emerging cybersecurity program or a mature operation, there is always room to be more effective and efficient. Today’s top threats— including supply-chain attacks, ransomware, malware infections and more–can all be addressed through simple, low-cost techniques. In this fast-paced talk, we’ll step through the key elements of a highly successful cybersecurity program, including:
- Getting leadership buy-in
- Data mapping
- Risk assessments
- Technical security testing
- Training and awareness
- Top security technology solutions
- and more.
Join us for practical guidance that you can use to implement a strong, effective, budget-friendly cybersecurity program.
Chief Executive Officer
Sherri Davidoff is the CEO of LMG Security and the author of three books, including “Ransomware and Cyber Extortion” and “Data Breaches: Crisis and Opportunity.” As a recognized expert in cybersecurity, she has been called a “security badass” by the New York Times. Sherri is a regular instructor at the renowned Black Hat trainings and a faculty member at the Pacific Coast Banking School. She is also the co-author of Network Forensics: Tracking Hackers Through Cyberspace (Prentice Hall, 2012), and has been featured as the protagonist in the book, Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called “Alien.” Sherri is a GIAC-certified forensic examiner (GCFA) and penetration tester (GPEN) and received her degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT.
Director of Training and Response
Matt Durrin is the Director of Training and Research at LMG Security and a Senior Consultant with the organization. He is an instructor at the international Black Hat USA conference, where he has taught classes on ransomware and data breaches. Matt has conducted cybersecurity seminars, tabletop exercises and classes for thousands of attendees in all sectors, including banking, retail, healthcare, government, and more. He is also the co-author of a new book, Ransomware and Cyber Extortion: Response and Prevention. A seasoned cybersecurity and IT professional, Matt specializes in ransomware response and research, as well as deployment of proactive cybersecurity solutions. Matt holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Montana, and his malware research has been featured on NBC Nightly News.