AlienVault Launches Tech Talk Webinar Series Featuring Industry Leaders

Company to Host Bi-Weekly Discussions on the Hottest Topics in Information Security

San Mateo, Calif., (April 22, 2013) – AlienVault, the leading Unified Security Management provider committed to making security visibility complete, simple and affordable, today announced that it has kicked off a webinar series called Tech Talk Tuesdays (#AlienIntel), which will include bi-weekly interactive discussions on trending topics in information security.

Each 30-minute Tech Talk will feature a different security industry expert. Upcoming guests include:

  • Alan Shimel, Co-founder and Managing Partner at The CISO Group and Network World blogger (@ashimmy)
  • Luca Deri, Creator of NTop (@lucaderi)
  • Todd Leetham, Threat Intelligence Lead/Visiting Scientist of the Security Division of EMC
  • Rob Bird, President of Red Lambda
  • Allison Nixon, Security Analyst

AlienVault hosts include Dominique Karg (@dkarg), Founder and Chief Hacking Officer, or Conrad Constantine (@cpconstantine), Research Team Engineer.

Participants will enjoy an open and candid discussion about topics of great interest to security professionals, and hopefully take away ideas for addressing specific threats and challenges, employing new technology tips and tricks, and increasing the security awareness of others.

Details on upcoming Tech Talk Tuesdays are included below:

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 23, 11:00am PDT
Subject: Who Moved the Cheese in Security?
Host: Dominique Karg, Co-Founder, Chief Hacking Officer, AlienVault
Featured Guest: Alan Shimel
Brief Description: As security professionals, we realize that the game is changing. This is not only true in the nature of the threats we're monitoring but in the organizations we represent. Security companies who don’t recognize and respond to this rapidly evolving landscape will be left in the dustbins of history.

Date/Time: Tuesday, May 7, 8:00am PDT
Subject: A Quick Chat With Luca Deri, Creator of NTop
Host: Dominique Karg, Co-Founder, Chief Hacking Officer, AlienVault
Featured Guest: Luca Deri
Brief Description: Sit down with AlienVault and open source pioneer, Luca Deri. Learn more about his work on DPI and the changes he’s making to the Linux Kernal to be able to catch-up with companies like Palo Alto Networks and more.

Additional dates on the Tech Talk calendar include:

Date/Time: Tuesday, May 21, 11:00am PDT
Featured Guest: Todd Leetham, Threat Intelligence Lead/Visiting Scientist, The Security Division of EMC

Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, 11:00am PDT
Featured Guest: Rob Bird, President Red Lambda

Date/Time: Tuesday, July 23, 11:00am PDT
Featured Guest: Allison Nixon, Security Analyst

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Leslie Johnson
AT&T Cybersecurity
Phone: 925.381.1237