NOTE: January's meeting will be in the Empire Room on the 1st Floor.
In February, we will return to our normal location on the 10th Floor.
Phishing - A Panel Discussion
Join our panel of security experts to learn why phishing attacks remain the #1 threat vector into an organization.
Discussion Topics will Include:
Phishing Trends over the past 10 years
- Threat actors-who are they?
- What do they want?
- How do they choose their targets?
- What does a phishing campaign look like today?
Tactics and Techniques
- Why are these tactics effective?
- Who are their targets?
Who is at Risk
- On premise vs. cloud based infrastructures
- Roles within an organization
- Organization profile
Impact to an Organization
- Mitigation Best Practices-People, Process, Technology
Marc French is the Senior Vice President and Chief Trust Officer at Mimecast. He has more than 25 years of technology experience in engineering, operations, product management, and security. Prior to his current role, Marc was the CSO of Endurance International Group/Constant Contact and has held a variety of senior security roles at EMC/RSA, Iron Mountain, Digital Guardian, and Dun & Bradstreet. Marc is a frequent speaker at industry events and currently chairs the MassTLC CISO group as well as serving on the Board of Directors for Infragard-Boston.
Christopher joined Mimecast in 2017, as an Enterprise Sales Engineering Manager focused on architecting cloud based security and archive solutions in North America. Previously, Christopher worked in the enterprise space for EMC and HP Enterprise, where he focused on cloud-based solutions involving data archiving, retention, automation, and security. Most recently, he worked for Fuze, Inc., a $1 billion UCaaS startup, based in Boston, MA. There, Christopher led the enterprise engineering team for the central U.S. and focused on communications, specializing in verticals where data encryption and security were key requirements. Christopher is a graduate of St. Leo University and is based in Knoxville, Tennessee.
James King is SVP/CSO for Finicity and has more than 20 years of experience in security, compliance, technology, software development and staff management. During that time, King has held numerous leadership roles in technology and security management and has assembled an extensive track record of building successful security technology and technology teams in the financial, life sciences, retail and service provider fields. King’s hands-on management style, combined with his deep knowledge of security, compliance, technology, software development, infrastructure, project management and operations, has been recognized for achieving goal-driven results in security, generating and retaining revenue, improving recruiting, developing talent, managing expenses and building customer, partner and vendor relationships. Prior to joining Finicity, King served as CTO at CrowdEngine, SVP Global IT/Security and Technical Support at MasterControl, CIO/CTO of NexTalk and as CTO/CSO of Nelson Laboratories. He is a founding member of the Information Systems Security Association’s (ISSA) Utah chapter, a longstanding member of InfraGard and a Board member of the Association for Information Management (AIM). King speaks nationally and internationally on security and IT strategy topics. King earned a certificate in criminology from the University of Utah, a bachelor’s in business administration with a specialization in IT management from American Military University, is a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy and obtained his GIAC GSEC (Gold) certification via the SANS Institute.
About Our Sponsor: Armis
Our Mission is to eliminate the IoT security blind spot, letting enterprises use IoT and unmanaged devices safely and securely.
Armis protects business from unmanaged, compromised or rogue devices and networks. Using an agentless approach, Armis discovers, monitors and provides visibility to all devices – even before they connect with the network, including monitoring and controlling all outside connections from corporate assets.
We hope you can make it to this event!