Security & Risk Management

Cyber Attacks and Security Breaches: Coping with External Threats (Technical Briefings)

Course Overview
On any given day IT and security professionals worldwide must be on-guard and ready to defend their enterprise networks, core data and intellectual property from external threats and attacks. From hacktivist groups like, Anonymous, to criminal organizations and state sponsored attackers, organizations need to be prepared to respond quickly to the ever changing landscape of cyber security threats. In this report, Jason Mical, Director of Network Forensics for Access Data, offers expert advice and best practices that will help IT professionals keep their networks safe and secure.

Track: Technical Briefings
In-depth information on new technologies, techniques and solution providers.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Understand the nature of external network security threats today;
  • Explain the techniques and methodologies being utilized by attackers;
  • Understand how to reduce the risk of an external cyber-attack;
  • Identify best practices that will help organizations keep their networks safe and secure.

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Jason Mical is responsible for the global management of Access Data's Network Forensic solutions and assists AD's customers with the assessment of IT risk reduction in such areas as electronic intercepts, intrusion analysis, virus detection, incident response, privacy, asset management, policies, standards and guidelines. Jason also offers his expertise and consulting services to customers and other audiences on issues of electronic, computer, and physical security investigations.

Jason has more than 17 years of experience in telecommunications fraud prevention, physical security management and network security investigations. During his career, he has developed and implemented overall network security, physical security and fraud control programs for several global organizations. He has also developed security and fraud awareness training seminars used to educate employees, as well as federal, state and local law enforcement officials, and has established and operated security incident response teams and forensic investigation units for several large enterprise organizations.

Jason has been an active member with the FBI Infraguard, United States Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force, ISSA, HTCIA, ASIS, ANSIR and CTIA Fraud Task Forces.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 8 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS


Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1810

Release Date : 08/01/2016
Expire Date : 09/01/2018
Credits :
CEU 0.50
ISC 0.50
PMI PDU 0.50

Course Level : Basic

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning

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