|By Business Wire||
|April 30, 2014 03:01 AM EDT||
Skybox Security, the leading provider of risk analytics for cyber security, today announced that CEO Gidi Cohen will be speaking about security risk analytics at Infosecurity Europe. During the three-day conference, Skybox Security (Stand E10) will also be hosting several sessions at its booth exploring issues and trends in security, including the recent Heartbleed Bug. Infosecurity Europe is one of the leading information security events, providing educational sessions that attract security professionals from every segment of the industry.
In “Risk Analytics: Using Your Data to Solve Security Challenges,” Cohen will explore the popular approaches for IT security and why common methodologies are no longer effective at reducing the attack surface. He will also discuss practical ways to leverage security data and risk analytics tools to shrink the attack surface every day.
“There is a huge imbalance between the time and effort it takes a security manager to find and close attack vectors, versus the time it takes an attacker to exploit a security gap,” said Cohen. “A security team may need weeks to scan a network and fix vulnerabilities, while attacks can be successful in minutes. Time is of the essence, and risk analytics convert security data into actionable intelligence fast.”
- What: Risk Analytics: Using Your Data to Solve Security Challenges
- When: Thursday, May 1, 1:20-1:45 p.m.
- Where: Technical Theater
Throughout the conference, Skybox Security will also be hosting several presentations at its booth. In addition to Tech Talks and live demonstrations, key partners and customers will be speaking:
Intelligence as a Service: The Future of Frontline Security
- Who: Marty Legg, Cloud Services Director, SecureData
- When: Tuesday, April 29 and Wednesday, April 30 at 11 a.m.
Finding and Understanding the Risk Impact of Firewall Changes
- Who: Dave Mansfield, Head of Technology at Hertfordshire County Council and Jaswant Golan, Technical Security Officer
- When: Tuesday, April 29 and Thursday, May 1 at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:45 p.m.
Network Visibility to Manage Firewall Changes, Reduce Risk
- Who: David Robinson, Security Consultant, Capita Customer Management
- When: Wednesday, April 30, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Meeting Regulation and Compliance Challenges in the Banking and Finance Sector
- Who: Robert Mitchell, Account Director, UK Major Customers, BT Global Services
- When: Wednesday, April 30, 12 and 3 p.m.
About Skybox Security, Inc.
Skybox Security, Inc. provides the most powerful risk analytics for cyber security, giving security management and operations the tools they need to eliminate attack vectors and safeguard business data and services. Skybox solutions provide a context-aware view of the network and risks that drives effective vulnerability and threat management, firewall management, and continuous compliance monitoring. Organizations in Financial Services, Government, Energy, Defense, Retail, and Telecommunications rely on Skybox Security every day for automated, integrated security management solutions that lower risk exposure and optimize security management processes. For more information visit: www.skyboxsecurity.com.
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