Black Hat Europe
October 14-17, 2014 | Amsterdam, NL
The premier conference on information security returns to the beautiful city of Amsterdam, Netherlands in October, 2014. Professionals from all over the world gather for two days of intense Trainings and two thought-provoking days of Briefings brought to you by some of the brightest minds in the industry.

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Las Vegas: March 31-April 4, 2014
New York: September 29-October 3, 2014
Interop is the leading independent technology conference and expo series designed to inform and inspire the IT community. Through in-depth educational programs, workshops, real-world demonstrations and live technology implementations in its unique InteropNet program, Interop provides the forum for the most powerful innovations and solutions the industry has to offer. Interop Las Vegas is the flagship event held each spring, with Interop New York held each fall and annual international events in London, Mumbai and Tokyo, all produced by UBM Tech.
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Black Hat USA
August 2-7, 2014 | Las Vegas, NV
Black Hat USA is the show that sets the benchmark for all other security conferences. As Black Hat returns for its 17th year to Las Vegas, we bring together the brightest in the world for six days of learning, networking, and skill building. Join us for four intense days of Trainings and two jam-packed days of Briefings.

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X-Force Threat Intelligence: Protecting Sensitive Data
A Dark Reading Webinar
Sponsor: IBM
To effectively combat the rapid increase in attacks, organizations need attack insights from today’s security threat landscape.

Join world renowned experts from the IBM X-Force research team to hear about the latest findings in the latest X-Force Threat Intelligence Report - and discuss how the latest vulnerabilities and security breaches are impacting organizations.

Join this important webinar to:

  • Uncover which attack trends you need to be prepared to address, and explore options to protect against these threats.
  • Gain best practices for implementing an end-to-end data protection strategy including data encryption, monitoring, masking and vulnerability assessment for all data sources and repositories.
  • Learn why the number of overall incidents has increased and the number of leaked records has been steadily rising
  • Discover how more than half a billion records of personally identifiable information - including credit card numbers and passwords - were leaked in 2013
  • Discuss how the actual risks around cloud and mobile are greater than what they are perceived to be
A holistic approach to data security approach is essential for the protection of the entire ecosystem.

Register for this webinar now and find out why data attacks continue to be pervasive and how you can combat them.

Tuesday, May 6 -- Time: 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET -- 60 minutes
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Identify Targeted Attacks In Banking With Threat Intelligence
A Dark Reading Webinar
Sponsor: BAE Systems
Banks and financial institutions have begun to recognize more sophisticated exploits that not only target specific companies, but take advantage of specific vulnerabilities and target specific individuals within the organization.

This webcast offers a closerlook at these attackers, their methods, and some ways to defend against them.

Join "Analyzing Security Data and Threat Intelligence to Identify Targeted Attacks In Banking," webinar that will reveal how banks and financial institutions can:

  • differentiate targeted attacks from random hacks
  • leverage tools and best practices that protect against sophisticated attacks
  • use threat intelligence data with internal security information to ferret out targeted attacks
  • respond to targeted attacks - and how they can buildstronger defenses against them
This webcast will help you understand the methods and tools used by cyber attackers, and how you can tie your existing security tools to emerging threat intelligence capabilities to improve your cyber defense strategy.

Tuesday, April 8 -- Time: 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET -- 60 minutes
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Understanding and Prioritizing Today's Threats
A Dark Reading Webinar
Security is no one-size-fits-all endeavor. In this Webcast, you will learn from the experts how to determine and prioritize which threats apply to your enterprise and how to build in the appropriate defenses against today's constantly evolving attacks.

This webinar will provide insight and advice from renowned security experts on how to:

  • identify which new and existing threats could be used against your organization
  • prioritize these applicable threats
  • pinpoint the proper security practices and processes to protect your resources
  • find possible weak links in your infrastructure that could be abused
  • establish a strategy for triaging new threats
With the overload of information today on new threats, vulnerabilities, and attack campaigns, taking action to protect your organization can be an overwhelming and daunting task. This webinar will help you sift through the growing threat landscape in order to more efficiently and properly prepare your infrastructure for potential attacks.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 -- Time: 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET -- 60 minutes
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On Demand Webinars

Lessons Learned from the Top Security Breaches of 2013
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Sponsor: IBM
Security breaches in industries like Retail and Financial Services hit home because, on a consumer level, the impact is personal as is the financial loss. But they also highlight the need for strong security policies and procedures regardless of industry. Anywhere valuable information is stored, there is the constant threat of attack. So what can be learned from the top security breaches of 2013? And how can you take action to better protect your business today?

Attend this webinar to learn how to:

  • Understand the threat landscape – have you tested your network for existing vulnerabilities or potential issues? How do you compare with peers and other organizations in your industry?
  • Prepare for the possibility of an attack – do you have an incident response plan in place? How mature are your processes and procedures?
  • Know when to seek help – are you aware of the growing skill gap in the cybersecurity space? Do you understand the impact Security Services can have on extending your capabilities?
Don't end up in the headlines. Don't be the next target. Watch this webinar to learn more, and take action to protect your organization today.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 -- 60 minutes

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Security Intelligence Solution for System z and the Enterprise Abstract
A Dark Reading Webinar

Relying on the security of the mainframe infrastructure is no longer adequate to meet contemporary challenges.

Mainframe data is now assessable via web services, web browsers and mobile devices from anywhere in world. A more holistic approach to security that considers the entire enterprise is warranted.

According to the 2011 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, greater than 85% of breaches go undetected by the affected organization. Coupled with the fact that 70% of the world's production data originates from the mainframe, and then you understand why mainframe customers have a renewed concern about security.

IBM's Security Intelligence solution provides a massively scalable, real time enterprise security solution that, through the use of advanced analytics, can reduce hundreds of millions security events received daily in to a handful of meaningful events that require action

  • Recognize the changing risk landscape that now threatens mainframe application and dat
  • Recognize the new potential attack surfaces for mainframe applications and dat
  • Understand the multi-tiered architectural requirements to monitor and protect the mainframe from more sophisticated attacks
  • Appreciate the role of Security Intelligence in optimizing and simplifying enterprise security and complianc
Mainframe and enterprise security is a complex, three dimension puzzle: 1) The entire environment must be instrumented to collect security events; 2) Security event information must aggregated to understand the security profile across the enterprise; and 3) Advanced analytics must be applied to the massive amounts of security information to identify those events that require attention. This webinar will present IBM's Security Intelligence solution for the mainframe and the enterprise.

Date: Thursday, February 6, 2014 -- 60 minutes

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Adapting Incident Response to Meet the Threat [and Minimize the Impact of a Breach]
A Dark Reading Webinar

As the frequency and sophistication of cyber attacks continue to evolve, so too must your capabilities to respond. The reality of security today is that a breach is inevitable. But is your organization prepared for a major compromise today and how will it adapt to a changing threat in the future? Do you really know your environment? Do you really understand the threat? Do you know where to focus your limited incident Response Capabilities? Do you know how to measure the success of your Incident Response and Security plan?

In this webcast, Jeff Schilling - Director of Incident Response and Digital Forensics at Dell SecureWorks, provides a vision for how security must evolve to combat the changing nature of the threat. Jeff will discuss the best methods for layering incident response into the security stack and developing a proven capability to handle a major data breach. Sharing examples of actual incidents, Jeff will provide practical recommendations you can implement quickly to minimize the "detection to response" window and better protect your networks, servers, hosts and end users.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 -- 60 minutes

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Smarter, Shadier, Stealthier Malware: The Latest on Today's Threats
A Dark Reading Webinar

Advanced botnets, exploit kits and Cryptolocker ransomware were a few of the big malware headlines in 2013. And web-based attacks continue to be the delivery mechanism favored by cybercriminals, making them the biggest threat to your security today. To stay secure, you need to understand the risks and know how these threats work.

Join Sophos security experts Maxim Weinstein and John Shier for a live webcast to learn about the latest trends in malware and what you can do to protect your organization. They will discuss:

  • Recent trends in the threat landscape
  • The complex network of malware distribution
  • An inside look at Cryptolocker ransomware
  • How to stay ahead of the latest sophisticated attacks
  • Predictions for 2014
Register today and be prepared for tomorrow.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 -- 60 minutes

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Beyond Log Management: How Evolving SIEM Defends against Advanced Persistent Threats
A Dark Reading Webinar

The threat landscape is constantly evolving, with Advanced Persistent Threats and zero-day exploits challenging our best abilities to keep systems and data safe and secure. As a result the way we monitor and manage security events is also evolving - and SIEM, which used to be synonymous with log management has evolved to meet today's threats and prepare for tomorrow's as well. Join our complimentary webinar sponsored by Dark Reading and HP to hear from Forrester security expert Edward Ferrara who will discuss how SIEM is evolving and how to best take advantage of the new security tools that puts at your disposal.

Attend this event to learn:

  • How SIEM is evolving in conjunction with the threat landscape
  • Ways application monitoring impacts security management
  • The role of Big Data in correlating security events
  • What do to now to be prepared for the evolution of SIEM
Register now for this important event and bring your questions for our panel of experts to address during the live Q&A following the presentation.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 -- 60 minutes

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Top Big Data Security Tips and Ultimate Protection for Enterprise Data
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Organizations are leveraging increasing varieties and large volumes of information to gain deeper insight into their business. In today's data intensive environment, data protection is a requirement to reduce business risk particularly as customers undertake big data initiatives. Join us for this webinar so you can discover how you can:

  • Ensure real time monitoring and reporting of security related events
  • Protect a wide range of data sources across many platforms and database vendors
  • Lower the cost of compliance with prebuilt policies, reports and automation
  • Discover sensitive data and categorize vulnerabilities
  • Monitor for suspicious behavior and can block activity
Lower the cost and effort of compliance and take a proactive approach to protecting your many data sources. BONUS: All attendees will also receive a complimentary copy of the ebook: Top Tips For Securing Big Data Environments.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 -- 60 minutes

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How to Stop Web Application Attacks
A Dark Reading Webinar

Attend this webinar to learn how to:

  • Identify potential attacks on your Web applications
  • Recognize vulnerabilities in your Web applications
  • Remediate websites and Web applications that have been compromised
Register for this webinar to learn how to better understand how attackers find weaknesses in your Web applications, and how you can stop them.

Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 -- Time: 1:00 PM PT / 4:00 PM ET

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Defense Against the Dark Arts
A Dark Reading Webinar

The recent arrest of the Blackhole kit developer Paunch suggested to less-informed observers the potential for a significant reduction in targeted malware attacks.

Unfortunately, fame does not equate to efficacy -- and the void left by Blackhole's absence is being rapidly filled by potentially even more effective and stealthy exploit kits. Register for "Defense Against the Dark Arts" to learn about the previous use and history of Blackhole and its creator Paunch, changes in the threat landscape after Blackhole efficacy ceased and much more.

Join us for a discussion led by an industry expert; Wayne Huang, co-founder and CTO of Armorize & VP Engineering at Proofpoint as he discusses this evolution in kits and some of his recent observations of such malware usage in the wild. Register Now.

Date: Thursday November 21, 2013 -- Time: 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

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CSI Techniques for IT Security
A Dark Reading Webinar

Attend to learn how to:

  • Take proactive measures to guard against data breaches, rogue employees, and other security risks
  • Determine the value of persistence technology for a constant connection to devices that store corporate data
  • Decide how war zone IT security measures can work for corporate
  • Gain real life examples of security incidents and how they can be mitigated or avoided altogether
Register for this webinar to join Lance Mueller, Director of Forensics at Magnet Forensics for a fascinating look at investigative and other techniques IT can use to safeguard sensitive data, intellectual property, and corporate equipment.

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013 -- Time: 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

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Taking the Cloak off Targeted and Sophisticated Threats
A Dark Reading Webinar

Organizations must marshal change in their operations to move 'in lock-step' with sophisticated attackers that pose a direct and credible threat to their operations, reputations and financial performance. Attend this webinar so you can get a clear understanding of what makes these attacks get into your system. Jon Ramsey, Chief Technology Officer at Dell SecureWorks in Atlanta, GA and a Dell Fellow, will analyze a real-world example of detected activity by a sophisticated adversary.

Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 -- Time: 9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET

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How to Defend Your Network from Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)s
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Register for this webinar to learn:

  • Why and how malicious actors are targeting your endpoints
  • Strategies for integrated detection and defense that leverage next-generation firewalls and malware detonation technologies
  • How organizations like yours have deployed a unified solution to prioritize alerts, accelerate incident response, and drive down operational costs
Attend this webinar with Ruby Sharma, Technical Alliances at FireEye, and Michael Bilancieri, Director of Product Management at Bit9, to get the latest intelligence on advanced attack scenarios and how FireEye and Bit9 are working together to deliver an integrated malware defense platform.

Date Thu, Nov 14, 2013 -- Time 01:00 PM EST

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The Wild Web: Inside the Latest Web Threats
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Join Chris McCormack, web security expert at Sophos to understand each step in a modern web attack and what you can do to employ a layered protection strategy to stop these threats and secure your organization. Chris will discuss:

  • Web malware by the numbers
  • The anatomy of a modern web attack from entry to execution
  • A checklist of protection strategies
Register today and be prepared for tomorrow.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 -- Time: 9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET

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Inside Threats: Is Your Company at Risk?
A Dark Reading Webinar

You may be surprised to learn that the worst threats to your company are your own employees. Insider threats consist of a "bad guy" who maliciously steals sensitive data or, conversely, something that is done inadvertently through employees who lose data or who don't realize that what they are doing could be putting the company at risk. Attend this live webinar to learn ways to keep your company safe from both types of these insider threats.
Wednesday, September 25 2013 -- Time: 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET

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Spear Phishing and APTs from A to Z
A Dark Reading Webinar

IT departments should take it seriously when employees report odd emails. They may be receiving spear phishing emails, which are an advanced, persistent threat (APT). What exactly is an APT and how does it impact your organization?

Register for this webinar to learn how to recognize an APT, protect your organizational data and best utilize log analysis and risk analysis.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 -- Time: Time: 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

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Understanding and Selecting IAM for Cloud Services
A Dark Reading Webinar

Join Adrian Lane, Analyst and CTO, Securosis and Darren Platt CTO of Symplified Software for the first part of this series, Explanations: Solutions Space, Architecture and Design, to get conceptual awareness of IAM terms and concepts, bring them into sharp focus
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 -- Time: 9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET

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Vulnerability Management Challenges and Best Practices Revealed
A Dark Reading Webinar

Attend this webinar to discover:

  • How security teams can move from a reactive to proactive security strategy
  • Methods for determining the magnitude and severity of risks and vulnerabilities across your organization
  • Importance of an integrated approach for turning a sea of vulnerabilities into a swimmable lake
  • How enterprise visibility to all sources of vulnerability data is the key to success
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 -- Time: 9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET

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Exposing the Hidden Costs of Database Security Solutions
A Dark Reading Webinar

In this webinar, we will provide a framework to calculate the financial impact of any database security solution, and evaluate the attributes and features:

  • Tool monitoring and configuration management
  • Reporting capabilities
  • Solution administration and management
  • APIs and integration methods
  • Architecture
  • Alerts, policies, and audit reports
Thursday, August 1, 2013 -- Time: 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

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Get Actionable Insight with Security Intelligence for Mainframe Environments
A Dark Reading Webinar

For the last 50 years the IBM Mainframe has been the most secure computing platform to run critical applications and host essential business data. Customer's business requirements are constantly changing to support new growth opportunities, which in turn affects Mainframe security risks. The resulting security requirements include:

  • Access to applications and data by Customers and Business Partners outside the traditional enterprise.
  • End user deployment of more vulnerable mobile endpoints (BYOD) to access applications and data.
  • Utilization of Mainframe to consolidate workloads providing a virtualization platform for Cloud.
  • Need to address worldwide security regulations and industry standards for enterprise security audits and compliance.
Mainframe customers must ask themselves several questions:
  • Are mainframe security capabilities aligned to business requirements?
  • What are you doing to secure this new interconnectedness?
  • Can unauthorized users get to your mainframe data?
  • Can authorized users be monitored to detect privileged user abuse?
  • Can you automate enterprise event analysis and alerts to react quickly?
  • How do you detect risky security configuration settings and changes?
  • Can you consolidate security operations and reduce costs?
IBM recommends that customer's employ multiple layers of defense to protect their mainframe assets. These layers of defense address four security domains: People, Data, Application, and Infrastructure. This webinar describes IBM's integrated solution to protecting the mainframe assets, addressing compliance, and reducing costs.

Thursday, August 1, 2013 -- Time: 9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET

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Why is Information Governance So Important for Modern Analytics?
A Dark Reading Webinar

The data that feeds your analytics solutions can include everything from customer details to financial records to employee data. The impact of this data getting into the wrong hands either internally or externally can have a major impact on the organizations success and can cost many millions of dollars, which brings information governance and analytics to the forefront for many organizations. Register for this teleconference to learn how to:

  • Reduce business risks and costs
  • Deliver the business insights your users need to drive optimal business performance
  • Decrease the opportunity for critical data to be exposed and put at risk
Join this teleconference and learn how the combination of IBM information governance offerings and analytic solutions on the z Enterprise platform can help you to enhance information integrity, availability and quality.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 -- Time: 9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET

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Getting a Grip on Mobile Malware
A Dark Reading Webinar

With iPads, iPhones and other smartphones and tablets accessing your network, there's much more to consider than simple device management. The corporate use of these devices makes them an increasingly attractive target for malware writers. So what can you do to keep mobile malware at bay?

Join Sophos mobile security experts Barbara Hudson and Vanja Svajcer to learn about the most common types of Android malware and how they are distributed, as well as some simple tips to avoid malware and the available solutions to protect your devices.

Thursday May 23, 2013 -- Time: 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

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How Attackers Identify and Exploit Software and Network Vulnerabilities
A Dark Reading Webinar

Every attack on an enterprise begins with a single vulnerability -- usually a hole in an application, an open port on a network, or a misconfigured device. But how do the bad guys find these vulnerabilities? What methods do they use to seek out potential entry points, and how do they use those flaws to crack your enterprise data? In this fascinating webcast, top security experts look at the latest trends and techniques in vulnerability detection and offer a detailed look at the latest methods for exploiting vulnerabilities in enterprise applications.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 -- Time: 8:00 AM PT / 11:00 AM ET

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Cloud Security: It's Not Just for IT Anymore
A Dark Reading Webinar

Security has always been a concern for IT when considering a move to the cloud.

  • Does the provider meet industry standards for security and compliance?
  • Is the data center secure?
  • Is there spam and virus protection?
But Human Centric Security is also top of mind for many in Line-of-Business (LOB) roles. Knowledge workers on all levels are looking for cloud collaboration tools that allow them to be more productive in their day-to-day activities, but won't get them in hot water with their CIO. While IT worries about protecting data, LOB is focused on controlling their information.

Attend this webinarto learn more about social cloud solutions with application security that meet the needs of both IT and LOB.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 -- Time: 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

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IBM X-Force 2012 Annual Trend Report: Data Breach Issues and Solutions
A Dark Reading Webinar

Cyber-attacks continue to grow in volume and sophistication -- relentlessly evolving to bypass traditional IT defenses. At the same time, risks associated with system interconnectedness, poor policy enforcement and human error are also growing as every organization's productivity, revenue, compliance, customer relationships and brand value become more dependent on trusted information.

To defend against this threat landscape, IT security, compliance and data management professionals must continue to ask the hard questions about how to secure an enterprise that is interconnected by means of cloud, mobile, and outsourcing technologies.

Join Robert Freeman of IBM X-Force® Advanced Research as he presents an in-depth analysis of recent public vulnerability disclosures and discusses important lessons learned.

By attending this free, highly informative webinar, you'll discover:

  • Five common mistakes IT organizations make when it comes to data security
  • Why the cloud makes it more important than ever to understand how users access data
  • How to implement evolving best security practices despite limited IT resources
Webcast attendees will receive a complimentary copy of IBM X-Force 2012 Annual Trend Report.

Thursday, May 9, 2013 -- Time: 2:00PM ET/ 11:00 AM PT

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