Uncovering Evolving Cyber Threats
Explore the latest cyber threats impacting organizations, delving into emerging trends and vulnerabilities. Uncover the challenges posed by sophisticated malware, ransomware attacks, and social engineering techniques.
We will discuss the evolving landscape of data breaches, emphasizing the importance of robust cybersecurity measures, highlight the role of nation-state actors and organized cybercrime in shaping these threats. Additionally, we will address the implications of supply chain vulnerabilities and the importance of proactive risk mitigation strategies for organizations navigating the complex cybersecurity environment.
CTO, Mandiant Consulting (part of Google Cloud)
Charles Carmakal is the Chief Technology Officer of Mandiant Consulting, the security consulting organization of Google Cloud. He oversees a team of incident responders, analysts, and security consultants that have helped thousands of organizations respond to complex security breaches orchestrated by foreign governments and organized criminals. Charles led the teams that discovered and responded to some of the most impactful security events, including the SolarWinds supply chain attack and the Colonial Pipeline cyber disruption. Charles has over 20 years of experience helping organizations become more resilient to cyber attacks.
Charles has significant experience helping Fortune 500 organizations build and enhance security programs to combat advanced attacks. He provides strategic security guidance to executive leadership and boards of directors.
Charles has testified before Congress on multiple cybersecurity topics. He is regularly interviewed by mainstream media organizations and has been included in hundreds of television and print stories on cybersecurity topics.
Prior to joining Mandiant, Mr. Carmakal served in various leadership roles within PwC in the US and Australia. He received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Decision and Information Sciences from the University of Florida.
Operating Partner, TempoCap
Andreas Wuchner is an experienced and recognized senior executive leader with
Senior Leadership & Geopolitical Risk Consultant, Former CIA Senior Executive
Rick Peristere is a Managing Partner at the security and business intelligence consulting firm Sentinel. He is a former Senior Executive and 24-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency and the US
Department of State with extensive leadership experience and deep regional expertise driving analysis and global operations. Peristere held a series of senior leadership positions in Washington and overseas, including as Chief of Staff to the Director of CIA, the Chief of Staff to two Deputy Directors of CIA, the Deputy Assistant Director of CIA for the Western Hemisphere, and as a senior US Embassy official in Paris, France. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including two CIA Director’s Awards, the Meritorious Presidential Rank Award, and the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal.
SSA Orin Paliwoda
Orin Paliwoda is a Program Manager for the Major Cyber Crime Unit (MCCU) at FBI Cyber Division. MCCU addresses high-priority ransomware and malware cases conducted by criminal actors. As a Case Agent at the FBI New York Office, Paliwoda led investigations into state-sponsored intrusions and specialized in APT threats originating from Asia. He also served as a Cyber ALAT in Israel and Taiwan providing guidance to foreign partners. Prior to his appointment to the FBI, Paliwoda practiced Cyber and Intellectual Property Law.
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