Security & Risk Management

Enterprise Security Landscape (Straight Talk)

Course Overview
Hackers around the globe are relentless in their attempts to access networks and devices in order to steal information or plant malicious programs. IT security professionals are in a constant tug-of-war with these actors defending enterprise systems and data from unauthorized access and cyber-attack. In this report Jack Danahy, Director of Advanced Security at IBM, discusses the current enterprise security landscape and offers advice and best practices that will help IT and business professionals protect sensitive data and assets from a damaging cyber-attack.

Track: Straight Talk
Straightforward explanations of key technologies and their business value

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Explain the changing nature of security threats and cyber-attacks.
  • Recognize if enterprises are "up to the challenge" in terms of protecting their infrastructure and data from security breaches and cyber-attack.
  • Understand the emerging IT trends of Cloud Computing and Big Data and how they impact enterprise security.

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Photo of Jack Danahy

Jack Danahy is the Director for Advanced Security within the Security Systems Division of IBM. Jack has been the original founder and CEO of two successful technology companies; Qiave Technologies, sold to Watchguard Technologies in 2000, and Ounce Labs, sold to IBM in July of 2009. A national speaker and writer on computer network and data security, Jack is also a holder of patents in a variety of security technologies. He is a contributor to industry and national security groups in the areas of data privacy, cybersecurity, cyberthreats, critical infrastructure protection, and has contributed to legislation on cybersecurity in both the US House and Senate. Jack has served on the board of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Vendor Alliance, was the Vice Chair of the Vehicle Electrical System Security Committee for the Society of Automotive Engineers, and is a distinguished fellow at the Ponemon Institute.

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-1821

Release Date : 11/01/2016
Expire Date : 12/01/2018
Credits :
CEU 0.50
ISC 0.50
PMI PDU 0.50

Course Level : N/A

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning

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