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ITI Day in the Life of a Security Professional - Monthly Discussion Series: Eric Schwarz, State Farm - 02/28/2023

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Information Trust Institute (ITI)
Coordinated Science Laboratory Auditorium (B02)
Feb 28, 2023   5:30 pm  
Eric Schwarz, State Farm
Katina Sapp

Eric Schwarz has been in the cyber security profession for over 20 years, much of that time working for a Fortune 50 enterprise. There are many careers in the cyber security profession and Eric will share his experience in one of the most challenging operational roles - Threat Hunter. Threat Hunters are often considered apex cyber predators who possess both offensive and defensive skills and apply these against persistent and motivated attackers who have the ability to evade standard security controls. Eric led the effort to develop the Threat Hunter role and manages their day-to-day work. His talk will include:

  • What is a Threat Hunter?
  • Skills that are essential to be successful at Threat Hunting?
  • What are some interesting stories about this role?
  • How would a candidate pursue a career in Threat Hunting?

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