Friday, February 20, 2015

2015 Q2 Public meeting - Continuous Ownage: Why you Need Continuous Monitoring

Our next ISSA meeting will be Tuesday, March 31 and will feature Eric Conrad!  This free meeting is open to the public, so please share with your friends and security colleagues!

Continuous Ownage: Why you Need Continuous Monitoring


Repeat after me, I will be breached. Most organizations realize this fact too late, usually after a third party informs them months after the initial compromise. Treating security monitoring as a quarterly auditing process means most compromises will go undetected for weeks or months. The attacks are continuous, and the monitoring must match.

This talk will help you face this problem and describe how to move your organization to a more defensible security architecture that enables continuous security monitoring.

About Eric Conrad
SANS Principal Instructor Eric Conrad is lead author of the book The CISSP Study Guide. Eric's career began in 1991 as a UNIX systems administrator for a small oceanographic communications company. He gained information security experience in a variety of industries, including research, education, power, Internet, and health care. He is now president of Backshore Communications, a company focusing on intrusion detection, incident handling, information warfare, and penetration testing. He is a graduate of the SANS Technology Institute with a master of science degree in information security engineering. In addition to the CISSP, he holds the prestigious GIAC Security Expert (GSE) certification as well as the GIAC GPEN, GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GAWN, and GSEC certifications. Eric also blogs about information security at

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