InformationWeek Conference 2015 Agenda


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    • Sunday | 5:00pm
    • Sunday, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
      Location:  Franklin Bar - The Delano Hotel Lobby
      Session Type: Special Event
      Pass Type: InformationWeek Conference Pass
  • Security: One Skillset To Rule Them All

    Michael A. Davis  |  CTO, CounterTack
    Location:  Banyan C
    Session Type: Workshop
    Pass Type: InformationWeek Conference Pass - Get your pass now!
    Vault Recording: TBD

    You can't stop determined attackers. Heck, you probably can't even stop a disgruntled insider. The sooner you accept that and start minimizing the potential for damage, the better. So what's the magic skillset? Security-focused big data analysis? Encryption? Intrusion detection? All important, but no technical proficiency is more vital than what you may consider "soft skills" -- think correlating risk levels with business priorities, an ability to diplomatically kill projects that need killing, and deep understanding of budget realities. Right now, infosec pros with a hacker mindset and fluency in the language of the C-suite are unicorns. But you'd better identify some prospects and start grooming them. In this session, we'll explain how to spot and nurture these rare beasts.