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February 2014 Monthly Chapter Meeting

  • 02/20/2014
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • BCS, Incorporated 8920 Stephens Road Laurel (1st Floor), MD 20723


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Topic:              The State of the threat: advanced malware, zero-day and targeted APT attacks. This is the new status quo.

Abstract:         FireEye will present on the state of the threat: advanced malware, zero-day and targeted APT attacks. This is the new status quo.

In fact, over 95% of enterprises are easily compromised as advanced attacks simply bypass traditional signature-based defenses such as NGFW, IPS, AV and Web gateways. The security hole is real and it is pervasive Don’t be the next headline. Learn how to protect yourself.

The presentation will cover:

-The new threat landscape – advanced, zero-day and targeted APT attacks

-How advanced attacks easily bypass your current security

-The hole left open by traditional signature-based technologies

-Plugging the security hole

-Next generation security for next generation threats

Speaker: Travis Rosiek, Federal Architect, Fire Eye


Travis Rosiek, a Federal Architect at FireEye, provides technical support to help ensure the FireEye implementation addresses the evolving security challenges that federal organizations face.

Prior to joining FireEye, Travis was a Principal Cyber Security Consultant at McAfee. In his role, he supported numerous federal customers with the implementation and customization of emerging McAfee products into their specific environments. Prior to being at McAfee, Travis spent 10 years at the Department of Defense (DoD) in various roles including: IA Engineering supporting DoD PKI, Computer Network Defense Analyst at Pacific Regional CERT, an Incident Response team lead, IA/CND Architect, Computer Network Defense Operations, C&A, HBSS Technical Lead and Deputy PM, IA/CND Analysis Branch Chief and Red Team Branch Chief. Travis supported many of the COCOMS, services, and agencies to integrate systems and operations in an effort to prepare Cyber Defenders to be more effective in DISA and across the DoD.

Travis received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering, with a concentration in Information Assurance and Biometrics, from West Virginia University.

CPE Value: 1 CPE

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