Security Engineer, Check Point Software
Mark has been helping companies secure their infrastructure from threats for 17 years as a security professional. Having worked in multiple industries from automotive, law enforcement, insurance, government, health care, as well as others, provides him a broad perspective of the threat landscape. Formally an Incident Responder and Forensic Analyst he has worked against criminal activity from inside, as well as the attackers that come from outside. His education and experience has prompted him to give back to the community in assisting others to protect their organizations.
Exposed and Unprotected: Protecting Against Botnets and Other Malware Inside of Public/Private Clouds
As public cloud adoption among organizations explodes, breaches are becoming a strategic concern. Customer assets and applications in the cloud are at risk from the same types of threats targeting premise-based networks. An unpatched Linux or Microsoft server connected to the internet is vulnerable to the same threats whether on a customer network or in the public cloud. At the same time, cybercriminals are using increasingly sophisticated techniques to target cloud environments. Cloud-enabled businesses need to understand where they are vulnerable and how best to leverage advanced multi-layered threat prevention to keep their cloud assets protected. In this session, Mark will share strategies and network layouts to help you more effectively address the threat in the cloud.