How to Keep The Business Running While Under Cyber Attack (w/ Mike Davis of IDS)

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Abstract: 

We all know it’s a matter of when (not if) a cyber attack will occur in our businesses, such as the one that effected Sony, and potentially bring it to its knees. How do we ensure that when an attacker attempts to deliver a knockout punch, your business doesn’t get knocked out as well? “Hacking Exposed” Author, Michael A. Davis, will present actionable steps to “bob and weave” during a cyber-attack and techniques within Security and IT operations to enhance business resiliency.

About Mike Davis: 
Over the years, Michael Davis has earned a reputation as one of the nation's leading authorities on information technology. The list of organizations that rely on his counsel includes AT&T, Sears, Exelon, and the US Department of Defense.

Previously, Davis was President of External IT, a national managed IT services and cloud services provider that focuses on unifying the business IT experience. In 2005, he founded Savid Technologies, an IT security consulting firm. He led Savid to be the 23rd fastest growing company in Chicago as measured by Inc. magazine, and by 2010, Savid was ranked 611 on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in America. Prior to Savid, he served as senior manager of global threats at McAfee, where he led a team of researchers investigating confidential and cutting-edge security analysis.

As an entrepreneur he was voted one of the “Top 25 under 25” by BusinessWeek, semi-finalist of the Ernst and Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” award, and a “Web 2.0 Wonderkid” for his online marketing capabilities.

Davis is a contributing author to the top selling computer security book, Hacking Exposed, as well as Hacking Exposed: Malware and Rootkits, and he is a frequent contributor to industry and business publications including InformationWeek and Dark Reading. He regularly speaks at noted industry conferences including Black Hat, Interop, SuperStrategies, and InfoSecWorld.

About IDS: 
IDS is a data center technology integrator and cloud services provider backed by an award-winning IT consulting practice. We work with a select list of industry leading technology partners to deliver custom IT solutions to enterprises worldwide. IDS has created a reputation of moving IT forward through solutions that provide improved efficiency, flexibility, performance and a competitive advantage.

About Evolve Security Academy: 
Evolve is a cyber security bootcamp that provides students with hands-on training from highly experienced industry professionals. Evolve partners with not-for-profits, performing security assessment work throughout the curriculum, giving each student the real project work experience and concrete practical skills that are needed to land or advance a career. Evolve’s primary focus is on creating top-tier cyber security talent and placing them into high-paying jobs through professional staffing and direct hire services.