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Come See FireEye at RSA Conference 2020!

The largest information security conference is fast approaching. RSA® Conference 2020 will be taking place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from February 24 – 28 and we are ready for the big event. The Conference is shaping up to be one of the biggest ever, so we want to make sure you know what FireEye is up to throughout the week. The following is a Who, What, Where and When for all things FireEye at RSA Conference 2020. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

FireEye Booth

Location: Visit us in the Expo Hall at booth N6069

Visit our command center to meet with a specialist, catch in-booth theater presentations from our experts such as the Three Pillars of Effective Security Validation, and explore our interactive demos on FireEye Mandiant consulting, FireEye Threat Intelligence, FireEye Managed Defense and other FireEye solutions.

Speaking Sessions

FireEye experts are scheduled to speak across the full span of the Conference. Here are the details on where they will be, listed in chronological order:

Monday, Feb. 24, 2020

Title: Ransomware’s Threat Over Critical Infrastructure and Industrial Production
Speaker: Daniel Kapellmann Zafra, Technical Analysis Manager, Cyber Physical, FireEye
Date/Time: Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 | 3:35 – 4:05 PM
Location: Moscone West 2014 SEM

Since at least 2017, there has been an increase in public disclosures of ransomware incidents impacting industrial production and critical infrastructure organizations. This session will show the bigger picture and illustrate ransomware implications from a holistic perspective that considers impacts both at the enterprise and process level, analyzing the problem both from an IT and OT perspective.

Title: Prioritizing Threats: What Would Threat Researchers Do (WWTRD)
Speaker: Timothy Gallo, Solutions Architect, Service and Intelligence, FireEye
Date/Time: Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 | 4:10 – 4:55 PM
Location: Moscone West 2014 SEM

Thousands of daily headlines, threat bulletins, social media alerts and bits and pieces of advice inundate everyone who has skin in the security and risk equation. This panel features experienced sources with backgrounds in threat research and intelligence, discussing how they view the threat landscape and what they would do if they had to make decisions about prioritizing security.

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020

Title: Tales from the Front Lines 2020
Speaker: Stuart McKenzie, SVP of EMEA, FireEye Mandiant
Date/Time: Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 | 1:00 – 1:50 PM
Location: Moscone West 3005

This session will share the stories behind the headlines. Experts from three of the world’s best-known incident response companies discuss the incidents they worked on, the threat actors they investigated and the damage done. Hear about the true scale and complexity of cyberattacks our community faces and learn what your organization needs to do to secure data and prevent operational disruption.

Title: Election Ballyhoo: Disrupting Democracy in 5 Easy Steps!
Speakers: Sandra Joyce, SVP, Global Intelligence, FireEye
Date/Time: Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 | 1:00 – 1:50 PM
Location: Moscone South 207

In the 2020 US election lead up, as well as those in Taiwan, South Korea, France and Poland, FireEye expects an increase in cyberespionage and cyber-influence operations targeted at electoral systems, along with candidates being impersonated on social media and information operations targeting voters themselves. This session will cover these observed activities and their impact on democracy.

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020

Title: Recapture of Glory: The Return of Persistent Threat Actors
Speakers: Charles Carmakal, SVP, Strategic Services CTO, FireEye Mandiant & Jibran Ilyas, Director, FireEye Mandiant
Date/Time: Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 | 8:00 – 8:50 AM
Location: Moscone West 2001

The presenters will share personal experiences of the chess game they play with the aggressive and persistent threat actors who try to regain access to targeted networks. The presentation will provide advanced recommendations on combating subsequent targeted attacks. Presenters will also conduct live demos of the techniques threat actors have been observed using to conduct their intrusions.

Title: No CISSP, No Problem: Growing the Cyber-Talent Pool
Speaker: Barbara Massa, EVP, Chief of Business Operations, FireEye
Date/Time: Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 | 2:50 – 3:40 PM
Location: Moscone West 3009

Despite the persistent skills gap in cybersecurity, the talent is there if companies look in the right place. Along with leading employers across multiple sectors, the Aspen Cybersecurity Group is working to scale the adoption of practices that broaden the cyber-recruitment pool. In this session, attendees will hear how major companies are reimagining where we find cybersecurity talent.

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020

Title: Proactive Directory: Practical Counterdefenses to Securing Active Directory
Speakers: Matthew McWhirt, Director, FireEye Mandiant
Date/Time: Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 | 1:30 – 2:20 PM
Location: Moscone West 3001

This talk will focus on the pillars of Active Directory topologies, privileged accounts and endpoint hardening—to educate the audience on the practical and proven Active Directory configurations that will harden an environment and prevent against techniques that attackers leverage to compromise enterprise environments.

For the latest information, be sure to follow @FireEye and @RSAConference for updates, news and more. See you at RSA!