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The Myths and Truths of Building a World-Class Cyber Defense

June 6, 2017

Sir Winston Churchill once said, “You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.”

Join Chris Coryea, Head of International Cyber Intelligence Services for Leidos Cyber, for this live webinar where he will explain how this quote holds true in today’s cybersecurity world. Chris will share his practical, real-world experience with tackling the myths that distract organizations from building a comprehensive cyber defense.

During the presentation Chris will explore three case studies involving Fortune 500 organizations that struggled to see through the myths surrounding cybersecurity frameworks, technologies, and most importantly, people. Chris will also uncover the truths that debunked these myths and attendees will leave attendees with a clear direction on how to apply lessons learned from the anecdotes shared.

Attend this webinar and you will:

--Learn the three pitfalls and three associated myths and misconceptions regarding network defense, leading to a false sense of cybersecurity

--Understand the steps to selecting a cybersecurity framework and rolling it out across the organization

--See an example of a campaign heatmap; used to maximize what’s learned from previous events

--Learn tips for sourcing and retaining top-echelon cybersecurity talent

About the speaker

Chris Coryea, International Cyber Intelligence Services Manager
Chris Coryea is the Head of International Cyber Intelligence Services for Leidos Cyber. In this role, he oversees the EMEA and Asia-Pac Security Intelligence Centers for Leidos and is responsible for leading a global team of Cyber Intelligence Analysts, Pen Testing Engineers, Incident Responders and Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Analysts. Chris joined Lockheed Martin in 2003 to help establish the Corporate Information Security Office. He has held various cybersecurity leadership roles across the US and moved to London in 2010 to build the professional services organization helping global organizations apply proven cybersecurity tradecraft against the ever-evolving threat landscape.

Applying the knowledge gained from a 14 year journey with Lockheed Martin and Leidos, Chris is a prominent speaker who has delivered numerous presentations including keynote speeches at RSA Singapore and Black Hat Europe. Chris has authored numerous white papers and blogs for Lockheed Martin and Leidos Cyber and holds a BS in Management Information Systems from Kansas State University and a MS in Information Technology Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.