Anatomy of a Data Breach:

And What to Do if it Happens to You

June 22, 2023
11:00am - 5:00pm ET

A full-day virtual event on the missteps and vulnerabilities that lead to security incidents and breaches – and how to respond to an attack.

As the saying goes, it’s not a matter of “if” your organization will suffer a cyberattack: it’s a matter of “when.” That conventional wisdom amid today’s complicated and active threat landscape may seem overwhelming, but knowing the most common vulnerabilities and oversights that threat actors typically abuse – as well as the best practices for responding to a security incident -- can make all the difference in protecting your sensitive data from an attacker who has made their way into your network. Is your organization ready to respond when a cyber attacker intrudes?

Learn the main causes of a data breach and the keys to an conducting an effective incident response in a new virtual event: Anatomy of a Data Breach: And What to Do if it Happens to You. This free, one-day online conference in Q2 2023, produced by the editors of Dark Reading, offers a look at some of the most common vulnerabilities that lead to enterprise data breaches, as well as the latest tools and best practices for incident response. You’ll get insight on how to find and fix the security vulnerabilities in your organization – before the attackers find them. You’ll learn state-of-the-art practices and techniques to protect your data from ransomware, cyber extortion, and other current threats. Best of all, you’ll get insight on what to do when you’ve discovered a compromise, and how to limit its impact.

If you want to learn how today’s most dangerous breaches occur – and how to respond if your organization gets hit -- then this virtual event is for you. Register today.

Topics Include:
A deep dive into how the most damaging data breaches occur, and what vulnerabilities they exploit
How to identify and remediate security vulnerabilities in your network
Key steps to ensure that both your internally developed apps and your third-party software are free of dangerous vulnerabilities
What to do if you suspect your data has been compromised
How to mitigate the damage from an attack
Building blocks for a solid incident response plan
And much more!
11:00am - 11:45am ET

Cybersecurity Missteps and Oversights That Leave Your Enterprise Open to Attack

Sponsored by: Mandiant

Data breaches happen — often due to an oversight or unknown vulnerability in an IT infrastructure that attackers spot and exploit first. In this keynote presentation, a top cybersecurity expert will shine light on some of the most common security flaws and mistakes that can lead to an attack, and how to pinpoint and remediate these weaknesses in your IT infrastructure.

12:15pm - 1:00pm ET

Takeaways from Real-World Data Breaches

Sponsored by: Palo Alto Networks

In this keynote address, a top security researcher will detail and analyze trends in real-world data breaches of the past year – including the most popular attack vectors and exploited vulnerabilities – and explain the lessons learned and best practices for defending against these attacks.

2:15pm - 3:00pm ET

Finding and Fixing Software Vulnerabilities That Endanger Your Data

Sponsored by: Invicti, Mend

Software vulnerabilities are at the heart of a data breach. While vendors regularly release patches and updates to their products, how do you know which flaws truly threaten your organization and require immediate attention? How do you ensure your own development team is writing secure code? In this panel discussion, experts will discuss how to identify, assess, and prioritize the risk of an attacker exploiting the latest vulns in your systems. They will offer strategies for using DevSecOps for your internal apps as well as building a sound patching policy for third-party software.

3:15pm - 4:00pm ET

How Attackers Target Today’s Hybrid Endpoints

Sponsored by: CardinalOps, Delinea

The endpoint traditionally has been the focus of the first stage in a cyberattack, as attackers attempt to gain a foothold in their targets. How can you detect a threat that has infiltrated the endpoint or a user’s account in order to halt its spread further in your network? What can you do to assess and ensure your users’ various devices and online credentials are protected? In this panel discussion, experts will provide insight into threats to the ever-evolving endpoint and how best to protect these devices – and your user accounts – from becoming pawns in a data breach.

4:15pm - 5:00pm ET

Cyber Incident Response Guide: A How-To

Sponsored by: Cyderes, Wiz

Cyberattack attempts and threats are inevitable, but damaging data breaches don’t have to be. There are some key steps, strategies, and technologies, to help ensure a security event doesn’t escalate, including proactive threat-hunting, detection of even the most well-hidden threats, and mitigation methods. What actions should you take if you think your network was compromised? In this panel discussion, experts in incident response will offer a look at how best to respond to a security incident, including a look at the role of emerging tools such as eXtendedDetection and Response (XDR), orchestration, and state-of-the art IR practices.

Anatomy of a Data Breach:

June 22, 2023
11:00am - 5:00pm ET
Avigayil Mechtinger
Threat Researcher, Wiz
Avigayil is a threat researcher at Wiz, where she focuses on detecting cloud threats. Before joining Wiz, Avigayil was a security researcher at Intezer, where she specialized in malware analysis and threat hunting. During her time at Intezer, she has uncovered and documented different malware targeting both Linux and Windows platforms.
Nader Zaveri
Senior Manager, Incident Response & Remediation, Mandiant
Nader Zaveri has over 15 years of experience in IT security, infrastructure, and risk management. Nader has led hundreds of incident response investigations related to on-prem or cloud-based environments. He has helped investigate and understand the storyline of the attack for the most allusive threat actors such as nation-states.
Tony Goulding
Cyber Security Evangelist, Delinea
Tony is a cyber security evangelist at Delinea helping deliver cloud identity security solutions to secure modern enterprises and stop the leading cause of breaches — privileged access abuse. Internally he’s a Senior Director in Technical Product Marketing, involved with product positioning and messaging, analyst relations, and more.
Dr. Kall Loper
Vice President, Digital Forensics and Incident Response, Cyderes
Kall Loper is Cyderes’ Vice President of Digital Forensics & Incident Response. He has been a partner-level practice lead at a global consulting firm, the U.S. Department of Justice, and has founded a forensics firm. Kall has worked in several capacities for the Federal government in programs that distribute funds toward various initiatives.
Frank Catucci
CTO and Head of Security Research, Invicti
Frank Catucci is a global application security technical leader with over 20 years of experience, designing scalable application security-specific architecture, partnering with cross-functional engineering and product teams. Frank is a past OWASP Chapter President and contributor to the OWASP bug bounty initiative.
Dan Raywood
Senior Editor, Dark Reading
Dan Raywood is Senior Editor of Dark Reading, covering Middle East and Africa for DR Global. With 15 years experience of covering cybersecurity as a journalist, editor, analyst and product marketer, he has also featured on global news channels discussing cybersecurity issues.
Becky Bracken
Editor, Dark Reading
Becky Bracken has built a decades-long journalism career with a focus on cybersecurity issues and serves as an editor for Dark Reading.
Tara Seals
Managing Editor, News, Dark Reading
Tara Seals has 20+ years of experience as a journalist, analyst and editor in the cybersecurity, communications and technology space. Prior to Dark Reading, Tara was Editor in Chief at Threatpost, and prior to that, the North American news lead for Infosecurity Magazine.
Kelly Jackson Higgins
Kelly Jackson Higgins is the Editor-in-Chief of Dark Reading. She is an award-winning veteran technology and business journalist with more than two decades of experience in reporting and editing for various publications, including Network Computing, Secure Enterprise Magazine, Virginia Business magazine, and other major media properties.

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