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Howard Schmidt Reveals 2010 Trends in CyberSecurity

As security threats grow in sophistication, the securing critical data is becoming even more challenging. Targeted attacks, low and slow attacks and insider threats are exponentially increasing your exposure from all directions. At the same time, attacks are becoming more difficult to identify and mitigate amidst the overwhelming sea of noise. Your most powerful tool for managing your risk is to stay ahead of the threats and understand how threats are evolving.

In November of 2009, prior to Howard's appointment to head the White House's CyberSecurity Initiative, he shared his insights on what lies ahead in 2010 and his key recommendations for an optimal defense strategy.

Other topics covered will be:

  • How has the threat landscape evolved in 2009?
  • How will these changes effect next 12-18 months?
  • What new threats will organizations face in 2010?
  • What actions are more effective in managing risk?
  • Top 5 ways to stay ahead of the threat curve


Prof. Howard A. Schmidt President and CEO, Information Security Forum, Ltd. Howard A. Schmidt has had a long distinguished career in defense, law enforcement and corporate security spanning almost 40 years. Howard Schmidt has served as Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Security Strategist for online auction giant eBay. Schmidt has served in the position of Chief Security Strategist for the US CERT Partners Program for the National Cyber Security Division, Department of Homeland Security. Tracy Hulver Vice President of Products and Marketing, netForensics Tracy Hulver, Vice President of Products and Marketing, is responsible for driving netForensics corporate and product strategy and all aspects of global marketing activities. Prior to joining netForensics Tracy has held management positions with Cybertrust and McAfee. He is a member of the Computer Security Institute, the National Cyber Security Alliance, and recently served on the Department of Homeland Security’s National Cyber Security task force.
Sep 29, 2009

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