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IT Security: Past, Present, and Future

Speaker: 
Matt Swenson
Affiliation: 
Dell
Time: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Student Center East, Capital Suite, Room 203

Information Security is in the middle of paradigm shifting transformations.  Old methods are no longer sufficient to stop an attacker and they are evolving faster than most defensive measures.  In this talk we will discuss old methods, current attack tactics and techniques, difficulties in defending attacks, and new, evolving security measures.

Speaker's Bio: 

Matt completed his M.S. in Computer Science at GSU in May 2015 and currently works for Dell SecureWorks as a Security Operation Center manager, leading a team of Security Analysts.  Prior to GSU, he served for 7 years in the U.S. Army as an Infantry and Signal Corps. Officer.