The Google and University of Maryland Cybersecurity Seminar Series is organized by the Maryland Cybersecurity Center, a multidisciplinary initiative at the University of Maryland aimed at research, education, and technology development in cybersecurity. This new seminar series features a diverse group of speakers from industry, academia, and government, addressing a broad range of topics related to cybersecurity, including technology, policy, and economics.
Invited speakers will also examine the impact that cybersecurity threats and protective measures are having on privacy, identity, social networks, business and national security, placing special emphasis on "the human factor" of cybersecurity. The series will offer three seminars per semester, with a total of six per year.
Featured Guest Speaker: Tenable Network Security's CSO Marcus Ranum
Topic: "Parsing the Cyber War Battlefield"
Computer Science Instruction Center, Lecture Hall 115
About Marcus J. Ranum
Marcus J. Ranum, CSO at Tenable Network Security, Inc., is a world-renowned expert on security system design and implementation, as well as a pioneer in security technology. He was one of the early innovators in firewall, VPN, and intrusion detection systems. Since the late 1980's, he has designed a number of groundbreaking security products including the DEC SEAL, the TIS firewall toolkit, the Gauntlet firewall, and NFR's Network Flight Recorder intrusion detection system.
In SC Magazine's 20th Anniversary Edition, Ranum was named as one of the top industry pioneers over the last 20 years. Ranum has been involved in every level of operations of a security product business, from developer, to founder and CEO of NFR. At Tenable, Ranum is responsible for research in logging tools, product training and product/best practice evangelism. In addition, Ranum is instrumental in the design of Tenable's Unified Security Monitoring enterprise solution.
Registration is required, and capacity is limited. Guests should http://tinyurl.com/google-umd-cerfregister online as soon as possible.