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Advisory board to provide guidance on IT security directions

LightCyber : 18 November, 2016  (Company News)
A group of experts has been formed to create an advisory board to LightCyber on security analytics and future technical and market directions
Advisory board to provide guidance on IT security directions

LightCyber has announced the formation of its Advisory Board to bring together industry leaders to advise the company on new market opportunities and technical or market directions. The initial members are:

* Timothy P Murphy, former Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and current president of Thomson Reuters Special Services
* Dave Shackleford, SANS Institute Analyst, Instructor and Curriculum Author as well as Owner and Principal Consultant of Voodoo Security
* Amir Orad, a serial Chief Executive Officer and Founder in the security, cybercrime and security analytics domains, including Sisense, Actimize, Cyota and Billguard.

“LightCyber is leading a security analytics revolution and driving novel use of machine learning techniques for attack detection,” said Gonen Fink, chief executive officer, LightCyber. “Our new Advisory Board has broad experience and reach into the cyber security industry and is helping us usher this new era of security analytics into the market. We are pleased to have these well-respected industry luminaries join us.”

Timothy P. Murphy

Timothy P. Murphy is the President of Thomson Reuters Special Services, LLC (TRSS), a U.S. subsidiary of Thomson Reuters, leading the organisation in support of services to law enforcement and the intelligence community. Mr. Murphy is a recognised leader in the global law enforcement, intelligence and business communities and brings more than 30 years of public and private sector experience, primarily in the FBI, where he eventually served as Chief Operating Officer and then later, Deputy Director. His responsibilities included all operational aspects of the Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, Criminal, Cyber and Intelligence Programs. He is a member of the Police Executive Research Forum, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the Department of State Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), Deputy Co-Chairman of the FBI/DHS Domestic Security Alliance Council (DSAC), the FBI Agents Association and the FBI National Academy Associates.

Dave Shackleford

Dave Shackleford is the owner and principal consultant of Voodoo Security and a SANS analyst, senior instructor, and course author. He has consulted with hundreds of organisations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance and network architecture and engineering and is a VMware vExpert with extensive experience designing and configuring secure virtualised infrastructures. He has previously worked as Chief Security Officer for Configuresoft, Chief Technology Officer for the Centre for Internet Security and as a security architect, analyst and manager for several Fortune 500 companies. Dave is the author of the Sybex book Virtualisation Security: Protecting Virtualised Environments, as well as the co-author of Hands-On Information Security from Course Technology. Recently Dave co-authored the first published course on virtualisation security for the SANS Institute. Dave currently serves on the board of directors at the SANS Technology Institute and helps lead the Atlanta chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance.

Amir Orad

Amir Orad is a successful Chief Executive Officer, entrepreneur and an analytics and cyber security thought leader. With focus on building and scaling companies, Amir has led startups to become industry leaders with hundreds of millions in revenue and numerous M&As. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Sisense, a market leader in simplifying Business Analytics for complex data with over a thousand clients using its service in just five years. Prior to Sisense, Orad was the Chief Executive Officer of Actimize, the financial and cybercrime analytics software leader that monitors billions of transactions at the world’s top institutions. Prior to Actimize, Orad was co-founder and Executive Vice President Product of Cyota, a cyber company which was acquired by RSA where he was VP of Marketing.

Video webinar on data breach crises

On Thursday, 8th December at 10:00 Pacific time, a video webinar will be held on "Unpacking the Data Breach Crisis: Examining the Big Questions"

Timothy Murphy, Dave Shackleford and Amir Orad will join together in the webinar to take on the big questions, most recent developments and larger issues of the data breach crisis, including:

* Is the data breach problem over-hyped?
* Are we just seeing the tip of the iceberg?
* What could happen in the future?
* Why has traditional security been so ineffective in stopping breaches?
* Will employees always be the weakest link in security?

Register here for for the video webinar

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