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ISSA-LA August Lunch Meeting

August 20, 2014 @ 11:30 am - 1:45 pm

Topic: Solid Defense Strategies
In this presentation Kevin will discuss the importance for developing robust ingress and egress filtering to mitigate the threat of sophisticated malware. He will discuss the essential steps you need to take to defend from the majority of the known attacks. He will also show the challenge and importance for analyzing your systems live memory. The talk will conclude with the importance of adding hardware based protection to your defenses. While there is no such thing as perfect security, deploying these tactics will make you a hard target.

Speaker: Kevin Cardwell
Kevin Cardwell served as the leader of a 5 person DoD Red Team that achieved a 100% success rate at compromising systems and networks for six straight years. He has conducted over 500 security assessments across the globe. His expertise is in finding weaknesses and determining ways clients can mitigate or limit the impact of these weaknesses.
He spent 22 years in the U.S. Navy. He has worked as both software and systems engineer on a variety of Department of Defense projects and early on was chosen as a member of the project to bring Internet access to ships at sea. Following this highly successful project he was selected to head the team that built a Network Operations and Security Center (NOSC) that provided services to the commands ashore and ships at sea in the Norwegian Sea and Atlantic Ocean . He currently works as a free-lance consultant and provides consulting services for companies throughout the world, and as an adviser to numerous government entities within the US, Middle East,Africa, Asia and the UK . He is an Instructor, Technical Editor and Author for Computer Forensics, and Hacking courses. He holds a BS in Computer Science from National University in California and a MS in Software Engineering from the Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Texas.




Register early online before the Monday prior to the the event, and get a $10 discount!
ISSA-LA Members & Members of other ISSA chapters, OWASP, ISC2, CSA & Students: $20
Non-Members: $30

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August 20, 2014
11:30 am - 1:45 pm
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