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Please join the ISSA Chicago Chapter for our monthly chapter meeting. This month’s featured speaker will be Sherrod DeGrippo, Director of Emerging Threats for Proofpoint, Inc. Hours ‘d oeuvres will be served. Cash bar available. ISSA Chicago Chapter members receive a complimentary drink if they register for the meeting as a member.
Topic: Cybercrime and the Threat Landscape
Cybercrime continues to target organizations large and small. Proofpoint has a view into billions of messages a day, 260,000 daily malware samples, and mass amounts of in-the-wild network data. Come learn what the data tells us about the threat landscape, what and who is targeting you, and what’s coming up next. Hint: it’s about cryptocurrency. This session will be an informative and entertaining look into social engineering, banking trojans, ransomware, and credential stealing that uses real world data from Proofpoint’s vast data stores to look back on what we’ve seen and make predictions about what we might see next.
Speaker: Sherrod DeGrippo, Director of Emerging Threats for Proofpoint, Inc
Sherrod DeGrippo is the director of Emerging Threats for Proofpoint, Inc. She leads a worldwide malware research team to advance Proofpoint threat intelligence and keep organizations safe from cyberattacks. With more than 15 years of information security experience, DeGrippo successfully directs her 24/7 team to investigate advanced threats, release multiple daily security updates and create scalable threat intelligence solutions that integrate directly into Proofpoint products.Prior to Proofpoint, she led Nexum’s information security professional services practice for penetration testing, web application assessment, risk assessment and security consulting. Before Nexum, DeGrippo served as a senior solutions engineer for Symantec and was responsible for managed security solutions. Along with these positions, she has created internal services offerings for top secret government facilities and is a former Georgia Tech Linux Users Group officer.
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