Former NSA Technical Director and world renowned expert in innovative approaches to cyber operations, Jim Penrose, will lead a discussion solving complex cyber challenges for enterprises. As thought leader in the intelligence community, Jim will delve into what it takes to discover cyber threats in spite of a cyber security paradigm that has a stunning track record of failure. He will outline how an intelligence driven approach to discovery makes it possible to identify unknown/unknowns in a context that makes them relevant.
Register for this webinar to learn:
Intelligence driven approaches to cyber detection
Strategies for quickly identifying "unknown unknowns" in corporate and industrial networks
Applied methodologies of cyber attacks using the latest in machine learning technology and advanced mathematics
Amid constant technological innovations, a prime concern is the ability to defend against serious cyber-attacks perpetrated by sophisticated and intelligent threat actors, both from within the organization or from the outside. The situation has escalated rapidly to the boardroom and constitutes a top priority across all sectors.
We now live with the possibility that data can be changed somehow, without the owner or guardian of that data knowing about it, that even the best-defended organizations in the world are vulnerable to lone individuals capable of destroying corporate brands and public trust, and that critical infrastructure systems carry major vulnerabilities and risk of operationally crippling attacks.
What happens when 500,000 bank account balances are changed? Or when confidential client information ends up in the wrong hands outside of the organization?
This webinar will discuss fundamentally new approaches to cyber intelligence and defense, including:
How to refine understanding and detection of subtle traces of compromise within your organization's changing environment;
Detecting threats that have not yet been seen, the 'unknown unknowns', including sophisticated APTs or insider threats;
How machine learning technology and mathematics can be combined to detect threats in real time that are in your organization today or will emerge on your systems tomorrow.
Penrose joined Darktrace in August 2014 as the EVP for Cyber Intelligence. His previous experience includes 17 years of meritorious service at the National Security Agency (NSA) where he achieved the rank of Defense Intelligence Senior Level. Penrose is renowned for his innovative approach to cyber operations and has been called upon to solve the most complex challenges faced by the United States Intelligence Community. Most recently he founded the built the NSA Operational Discovery Center from concept to full operations in 18 months. Penrose was the first mission manager in the NSA/CSS Threat Operations Center and has been at the forefront of cyber operations planning and execution throughout his career at NSA. After working as a Global Network Exploitation and Vulnerability Analyst for 3 years, he was tapped to be the Technical Director for the Computer Network Operations Division of the Office of Information Operations. In addition, Penrose has also served as the Signals Intelligence Directorate, Technical Director for Counterterrorism. He completed the NSA Senior Technical Development Program and diversified his experience through assignments in the NSA's Tailored Access Operations Office and the NSA/CSS Commercial Solutions Center. Penrose earned a Masters degree in Computer Science from George Washington University along with a BS from Drexel University. In 2013, he was nominated for a Presidential Rank award for his contributions.