February 10, 2017 - Chapter Meeting

The February chapter meeting will be held Friday, 2/10/17, 11:30a-1:00p, at the Rancho Cordova library, 9845 Folsom Blvd.

Topic: Next Gen Threats vs Next Gen Security

From ransomware to rootkits, old school security cannot keep pace with today’s advanced attacks. Learn why these threats work and how to protect against them.
  · Prevent: stop ransomware before it strikes by addressing the attack methods of attacks used by advanced persistent threats
  · Detect: quickly and easily detect and isolate attacks
  · Respond: laser in on critical alerts and address them with simple to understand security intelligence

Speaker: Marty Ward, VP, Product Marketing, Sophos
Marty Ward serves as vice president of product marketing for Sophos where he is responsible for worldwide go-to-market strategy, planning and marketing efforts for the all business units. He has more than 25 years of software industry experience in marketing, product management, engineering, sales and customer support. Prior to joining Sophos, Marty has had executive marketing and product management roles at McAfee, Symantec, Asempra, Veritas Software, and Sun Microsystems. Marty started his career as an engineer at IBM before moving into engineering management. Marty holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Pennsylvania State University.

Lunch will be provided. Please register by Wednesday, 2/8, so we'll know how much lunch to get.

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm