Network Security: The Attacker’s Point of View

Over the years, IT organizations have approached network security from an enterprise point of view, establishing a perimeter of known devices and defending it with firewalls and security gateways. But today’s online attackers often bypass these defenses, entering the network through third-party networks or through stolen credentials. 

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In this eye-opening InformationWeek webinar, you will:

  • Learn from a top penetration tester who will offer an attacker's view of networking security
  • Gain an understanding of the methods attackers use to break in
  • Get insight on the most common methods used to crack network defenses
  • Leave with recommendations on how you can stop attackers

Featured Speakers

  • John Sawyer
    John Sawyer
    Director of Services, Red Team
    IOActive, Inc

    John has more than two decades of IT experience including an extensive background in offensive security, intrusion analysis, and forensics. He's earned numerous certifications, two DEF CON Capture the Flag black badges, and co-founded the University of Florida Student Infosec Team. John has a passion for helping others dig deeper into the complex world of security.

  • Dean Shroll
    Dean Shroll
    Director of Sales Engineering

    Dean Shroll is Director of Sales Engineering at Sophos, a global leader of endpoint and network security. He has worked in the technology industry for 22 years, with a focus in network security for the past 17 years. In his role, Shroll interacts with SophosLabs to learn the latest cyber threats and how to protect against them. He also works directly with the Sophos sales team to ensure Partners are up-to-date on evolving threats and the best technology and products for customers to use to prevent attacks. He previously held roles at Electronic Data Systems (EDS), 7-Eleven and Fortinet. He was part of a 7-Eleven task force to combat data breeches and played a key role in PCI compliance.

  • Eric Bruno
    Eric Bruno
    Contributing Editor

    Eric Bruno is a contributing editor to InformationWeek with more than 20 years of experience in the information technology community. He is a highly requested moderator and speaker for a variety of conferences and other events on topics spanning the technology spectrum from the desktop to the data center.

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