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Handling the Demands of Event Logging to Improve the Nation’s Cybersecurity

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November 2, 2021, 1:30-2:30 PM ET 

1 CPE Credit Available for this Event*** 

Panel: Handling the Demands of Event Logging to Improve the Nation’s Cybersecurity

The freshly minted executive order on improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity is a critical step forward in protecting our nation against the increasing volume and dangers of cyber attacks. The order is unquestionably setting the right direction but its execution brings with it several challenges that will confront all agencies. One of the largest of those challenges is the handling of event data. Even at the simplest levels handling the rates of data from app logs, system logs, security logs, network devices, network traffic is hard to do and even harder to do cost effectively. Now add the retention requirements laid out in the order for most of the data: 12 months active and 18 months cold and the amount of data persisted at any given time will become monumental. Let’s consider that most agencies have distributed and hybrid compute environments. Data must be collected from all of them but sending it all over the network to CSPs can cause monumental issues with network utilization and costs. Now we have to figure out how to process and analyze it. This session will talk to a panel of experts about the approaches and considerations in tackling the important demands of cyber defense.

Jeffrey Caldwell

Jeffrey Caldwell

Director, Cybersecurity Infrastructure Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture (invited)

James DeCoster

James DeCoster

Deputy Chief Information Officer for Infrastructure and Operations, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, U.S. Department of the Treasury (invited)

Lamar Dunn

Lamar Dunn

Deputy Chief Information Officer, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (invited)

Marta Delacre

Marta Delacre

Cyber Security Manager, Defense Logistics Agency (invited)

Will LaForest

Will LaForest

Field Chief Technology Officer, Confluent

Moderator: Kiersten Patton

Moderator: Kiersten Patton

Working Group Manager, ATARC

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*** ATARC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org. Program Level: Overview, no prerequisites required. Advance preparation: none. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Field of Study: Information Technology. Registration #140762. In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits have been granted based on a 50-minute hour. Refund, cancellation and complaint resolution policy.