Bio: Seth Geftic is a Director at Sophos focusing on endpoint security. Prior to joining Sophos he was a Director at machine learning security startup Invincea (acquired by Sophos in 2017). Seth was previously a Senior Manager in the Advanced Security Operations Center (SOC) Solution group and the cybercrime team at RSA. Seth is an industry expert in fields of endpoint security, breach detection, incident response, fraud, and cyber threats. Seth holds a BSBA from Washington University in St. Louis and is a CISSP. He lives in Greenville, South Carolina with his wife, daughter, and the world’s best cat.
Title Talk: That Escalated Quickly: Defending the next wave of cyberattacks
Description: Cybercriminals have been forced to evolve their tactics over the past few years due to the emergence of a new wave of advanced defense techniques. With a reduced effectiveness of some of their favorite tools, such as “off the shelf” commodity malware, attackers have been forced to innovate. Unfortunately, many have stepped up their skills in order to maintain their revenue streams. In this session you will learn the latest trends being used by cybercriminals. You will also gain actionable insights on how you can better prepare for this new wave of threats and avoid falling victim to destructive cyberattacks.