Wednesday, July 27, 2016
LARRY LIPSON –
AFFORDABLE WINE REPORT
For fifty years Larry Lipson was the food critic for the Los Angeles Daily News and now reports from Florida weekly with his thoughts and favorite picks for Food & Wine. His lovely Wife Lillian is also on hand at the Lipson Institute for advanced wine studies.
MATT DEVOST - CEO, FUSIONX (PART OF ACCENTURE) - CYBERSECURITY: WHAT ARE THE CURRENT THREATS?
CYBERSECURITY: WHAT ARE THE CURRENT THREATS?
Cybersecurity Expert Provides Insights on What Businesses Need to Do to Stay Safe
Black Hat Security Conference is July 30th-August 4 IN Las Vegas, Nevada
So far this year, 12.8 million records have been compromised, including almost 2.5 million within the business sector. The average cost of a data breach has hit $4 million, representing a 29 percent increase since 2013.
To explore the most critical information security topics and cutting-edge issues. the cybersecurity industry created the Black Hat Conference. For more than 18 years, Black Hat has provided attendees with the very latest in ground-breaking information security research, development, and trends.
On Wednesday, July 27th, internationally recognized security expert Matt Devost, CEO of FusionX (part of Accenture), will be available to discuss the persistent and growing threat landscape, critical infrastructure protection as well as methods for mitigating risks. Matt is also on the Black Hat advisory board, helping to shape the agenda for a series of worldwide conferences. Additionally, his work with FusionX has put him in the middle of aggressive red-team efforts, where he and his team work like hackers to help companies identify vulnerabilities.
ABOUT MATT DEVOST:
Matt Devost is the co-founder and CEO of FusionX, an Accenture company. Matt founded FusionX to protect companies by thinking the same way hackers do – quick, innovative and no-rules. The FusionX team takes the unique approach of identifying vulnerabilities within its customers’ systems by posing as external third parties with whom business is being conducted so they can access information and test security posture.
In a nutshell, Matt is a technologist, entrepreneur, and international security expert specializing in cybersecurity, counterterrorism, critical infrastructure protection, intelligence, and risk management issues.