Social Network For CISO (Chief Information Security Officers)
While the causes of outages are varied, human error far outpaces all hardware failures. The risk of humans touching sensitive data is clear, but the tools, techniques and risk-mitigation strategies lag behind current realities. Stephen Schmidt, AWS CISO, will share hard-earned lessons around potential gaps in your security plan, along with steps to lessen potential angles of attack.
Speaker: Stephen Schmidt
Stephen Schmidt is Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for Amazon Web Services (AWS). His duties at AWS include leading product design, management and engineering development efforts focused on bringing the competitive, economic and security benefits of cloud computing to business and government customers. Prior to joining AWS, Schmidt had an extensive career at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he served as a senior executive. His responsibilities at the FBI included a term as acting Chief Technology Officer, Section Chief responsible for the FBI’s technical collection and analysis platforms, and as a Section Chief overseeing the FBI’s Cyber Division components responsible for the technical analysis of computer and network intrusion activities.
(Source: RSA Conference USA 2018)