Modern Cyber Threats & Prioritising Security Controls to Combat Them

  • Date 05 Jun 2019

Modern Cyber Threats & Prioritising Security Controls to Combat Them

05 Jun 2019, 10:40 - 11:05

Strategy Talks

Another year, another security show, what silver bullets are you hunting for this go round? In reality the threats we face today may be more sophisticated than 10 or 20 years ago, but the tactics remain much the same. The challenges and limitations that cause us to fail to defend our environments are still the same. Join us as we discuss modern cyber threats, why they are successful, and how we can address these threats to build more effective security programs in our organisations to effectively mitigate risks and reduce attack surface.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Learn about recent cyber threats and what makes them successful. 
  2. Understand the common pitfalls that lead to security incidents and the challenges to overcome to eliminate these pitfalls in your environment. 
  3. Learn how to build an effective layered approach to securing your environment why this is important. 
  4. Learn what security controls defend against modern cyber threats effectively. 
  5. Understand that there is no silver bullet or 100% in security. Through mitigation or risks and reduction in attack surface you can reduce the volume and impact of security incidents to make what inevitably will occur more manageable.



  • Chris Goettl


    Director of Security Solutions


    With more than 15 years’ experience in the industry, Chris Goettl knows his way around IT. Security, too, beginning with Shavlik in 2004, where he...

Business Issues covered

  1. What will this session help you to do?
    • Demonstrate thought-leadership to ensure security is high for corporate agenda & capex justified‎
    • Understand internal and external threats and keep a business secure‎


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