Jay Jacobs on The Joys and Pains of Researching in Cybersecurity - Austin

May 25, 2017 · Austin, United States of America

Presented jointly with Austin Data. Talk begins at 7 pm.  Arrive early for beer, food, and networking.

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Topic: The Joys and Pains of Researching in Cybersecurity

Abstract: When people think of data science in cybersecurity they naturally think of intrusion detection, malware identification and other “catch the hacker” analytic tools.  But what if we switched focus to the defenders and looked at the decisions, policies and systems that help shape the security posture of an organization?  This talk will dive into data from tens of thousands of organizations and share the insights along with the joys and pains from sifting for signal among terabytes of cybersecurity data.

Speaker: Jay Jacobs is currently a Sr. Data Scientist at BitSight, and before that, he spent four years as the Lead Data Analyst on the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). Jay is the Co-Author of Data Driven Security, a book covering data analysis and visualizations for information security.  Jay is also a Co-Founder and Partner at Cyentia Institute, a group dedicated to advancing cybersecurity knowledge and practice through data-driven research.

Host: Duo Security is a cloud-based Trusted Access provider protecting thousands of the world's largest and fastest-growing organizations, including Dresser-Rand Group, Etsy, Facebook, K-Swiss, Paramount Pictures, Random House, SuddenLink, Toyota, Twitter, Yelp, Zillow and more. Duo Security's innovative and easy-to-use technology can be quickly deployed to protect users, data and applications from breaches, credential theft and account takeover.

Livestream on YouTubehttp://duo.sc/TechTalk-May2017

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