Tony Fergusson
Risk Hunting: Unleashing the Proactive Force in Cybersecurity

In today's ever-evolving threat landscape where adversary breakout time is now down to 1 hour, organizations are increasingly recognizing the limitations of traditional reactive approaches to cybersecurity.

Risk Hunting, a proactive methodology that surpasses the traditional Threat Hunting approach, empowers organizations to identify, assess, and mitigate potential risks before they manifest into concrete threats. By focusing on risk rather than threats, Risk Hunting enables organizations to take a proactive stance, anticipating and neutralizing potential vulnerabilities and attack paths before they can be exploited. The session will provide an overview of Risk Hunting methodologies, including the use of advanced analytics, threat intelligence, and anomaly detection techniques. It will demonstrate how Risk Hunting assists in identifying weak points within an organization's infrastructure, internal processes, and enabling the development of robust mitigation strategies.
By embracing Risk Hunting, organizations can proactively identify and neutralize risks, safeguarding their assets, reputation, and customer trust in an increasingly digitized world. Furthermore, the session will highlight the role of threat intelligence integration, behavioral analytics, and machine learning in enhancing Risk Hunting capabilities.

Attendees will learn how these technologies enable organizations to detect and respond to emerging risks effectively, reducing the window of opportunity for attackers. Highlights of the session:

● Gain a comprehensive understanding of the limitations of traditional reactive approaches to cybersecurity in the face of today's dynamic and fast-paced threat landscape.

● Acquire in-depth knowledge of the methodologies involved in Risk Hunting and develop a clear understanding of why this approach demands a greater emphasis on proactive measures.

● Enhance your understanding of the evolving threat landscape and learn how to effectively map it towards Risk Hunting strategies to stay one step ahead of emerging risks.

Date & Time
Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Theater 6

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