Basics of Data Loss Prevention
08:30 AM - 09:15 AM, March 24th, 2010
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Sometimes, a security program can get so intently focused on technology and the most intricate details of intrusion prevention, crisis management and malware identification that all of these major tactical efforts have a common objective: Data Loss Prevention. This session will revisit the basic premise behind many of the leading security efforts and examine if we're still focused on the goal or whether we may have dropped down too many level to stay on target.
Starting at the beginning, we will discuss and clarify the definition of Data Loss in its most general form. We will begin with "Do you know where your data is", and proceed to identify and describe circumstances that can affect the answer to this question, and from there identify policies, procedures and technologies that can help assure that the answer is always favorable. If you haven't thought much about file backups, the delete key (or button),cloud computing, and the challenge of micro-form media (USB "thumb drives", PDA's, i-PO(A)D's and other pocket media this level setting presentation is probably just what you need. No technology spoken here, just good practical thinking.
Michael J. Corby
M Corby & Associates, Inc
Michael Corby has more than 40 years of experience in IT strategy, operations, development and security. He has successfully managed large projects, developed flexible IT infrastructures and sound security organizations for hundreds of the world's most successful organizations, as a senior member of the Marsh & McLennan, Gartner, META Group, and Ernst & Young consulting divisions. He is also the founder of (ISC) ², Inc. the organization that established the CISSP credential. In 1992, Mike was named the first recipient of the Computer Security Institute's "Lifetime Achievement Award". He was also formerly CIO for a division of Ashland Oil and for Bain & Company. Mike has established a reputation for creativity and excellence in technology and its application to business needs.