9:20 AM – 11:20 AM, Wednesday, March 6
What if the next data breach beast reared its ugly head and appeared in your camp? Moreover, key stakeholders are still in denial that a data breach could, let alone did, happen. The “Verizon Incident Preparedness Report—Taming the Data Beast” tackles data breach preparation for that inevitable spar with the demon of death in the age of digital heroes.
Kenneth Eric Gentry: Managing Principal, Rapid Response Retainer, Verizon
Eric Gentry is the practice manager for the Rapid Response Retainer service, a position he has held since January 2009. Eric is responsible for managing and conducting customer-facing incident response, computer forensics, and IT investigative engagements for customers worldwide. With over 25 years of experience in the intelligence and information security fields, Eric has provided leading services and support for both government and commercial organizations. Eric helps companies maintain a proactive approach to their computer emergency response capabilities by developing cohesive incident response plans and procedures, training first responders to efficiently execute those response plans and investigate incidents, and conducting mock incident exercises to test those plans.
John Grim, Senior Manager, Investigative Response, Verizon Enterprise Solutions
John Grim has over 15 years of experience investigating data breaches and cybersecurity incidents. Currently, John leads a team of highly skilled digital forensics investigators. In this capacity, John responds to cybersecurity incidents, advises on data breach containment and eradication efforts, performs digital forensic examinations, and leads investigative response training and data breach simulation exercises for Verizon customers worldwide. Prior to joining Verizon, John served 12 years with the U.S. Army investigating security-related incidents, and eight years specifically focused on network intrusion investigations and forensic examinations. John has provided computer security-related advice, assistance and formalized instruction to technical and nontechnical audiences.