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Until Next Year, InfoSec World!

With constantly evolving cyber threats, it’s hard to keep being on top of all the new IT security techniques. It’s no surprise that the infosec skills gap is real but good to see that many are seeing it as an opportunity to switch career paths or solidify future growth with education.

So What’s New Over at InfoSec World 2018?

Have you seen the two incredibly innovative keynote speeches from Ian Polhemus, Todd Jordan, and Devon Bryan today? If not, here are the tweets updates of the day:

We’ve learned about how Electronic Detection K-9s are trained to use scent discrimination, pinpoint accuracy, and open-area search to assist investigators in child exploitation, terrorism, white collar crimes, murder investigations, and drug cases. We’ve also got to meet the paw-fully cute K9 named “Bear”, specially trained by Jordan, that became famous after finding key digital evidence in the Jared Fogle (“the Subway guy”) child pornography case.

Also discussed today, the contemporary approaches to defensible cybersecurity budget and investment priorities based on risk quantification techniques. An enlightening keynote by the brilliant Devon Bryan!

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the leading privacy and data security law enforcement authority, requires companies to implement “reasonable security” to protect personal information. But what does “reasonable” mean? We learned why that living in the ambiguity of “reasonable” will help make your organization more secure.

If there’s one constant in the life of a chief information security officer, it’s change. We learn a bit more about what a day in the life of a CISO is like with industry leaders in corporations like Aflac, Jabil, Venafi, SPX, HP and more…

Did You Get Shirtified Yet?

We wish to thank all of our students who stopped by our booth to thank us! Seeing you all succeeding in each and every one of your careers encourages us to always improve to provide you with nothing but the best training courses and help you achieve your goals as IT security professionals. Don’t forget to tag us in your photos with our mystical Forged shirt with the hashtag #eLearnSecurity

That’s a wrap! We’ll see you next year! 😛

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