ANATOMY OF AN ATTACK: It Takes an Expert to Stop Attackers

Sep 22, 2014 · Chicago, United States of America

At this Meetup, we’ll take an up-close look at today's world of cybercrime, the evolution of hackers to attackers, and how it affects IT.
As the global cybercrime threat continues to grow, recent headlines tell us about incidents like the Target Breach and the recent Adobe compromise. Global security providers are seeing threat sophistication increase and we want to show you what you can do to protect your information in the cloud.
What we'll cover:

  • A profile of today's evolved hackers

  • What attackers are really after, why, and how they're getting it

  • Strategies you can implement to protect against attacks

  • How to leverage cyber-security experts to augment your internal team
    About the speaker:

Stephen Coty is the Chief Security Evangelist at Alert Logic in Houston, TX and a member of ISSA, Infragard and the HTCIA. Before coming to Alert Logic, he was the Manager of Cyber Security for Rackspace Hosting. Prior to Rackspace, he has worked at several companies including Wells Fargo Bank, Applied Materials, Stanford Medical Center and The Netigy Corporation. He has been in the Information Technology field since 1992 with a Focus on Security as of 1999 where he started as a penetration tester and auditor. Research has been his primary focus since 2007.

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  • The Chicago Cloud Computing Meetup Group

    The Chicago Cloud Computing Meetup Group is an informal professional group focused on developing relationships, exchanging ideas, and fostering cloud computing innovation. We provide an open, comfortable environment for fellow cloud computers and newcomers alike to meet and discuss related news, best practices, tips and anything else that might arise in this exciting and rapidly evolving techn...

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