RiskSense Executive to Discuss Emerging Approaches to Cyber Risk Management at Wall Street Technology Association Event

Torsten George to Join Expert Panel on New Approaches to Cyber Security in Financial Services



Sunnyvale, Calif. & Albuquerque, N.M. – November 14, 2016 – RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management, today announced that Torsten George, Vice President of Global Marketing and Products, will discuss how financial institutions can take advantage of innovations in cyber threat detection and advanced security analytics to reduce cyber risk across a growing attack surface that includes the network, applications, databases, cloud, mobile, IoT, and third-party vendor integrations.
 
WHO:                
Torsten George is Vice President of Global Marketing and Products at pro-active cyber risk management software vendor RiskSense. He has more than 20 years of global information security experience and has held executive level positions with Agiliance (now RiskVision), ActivIdentity (now part of HID® Global, an ASSA ABLOY™ Group brand), Digital Link, and Everdream Corporation (now part of Dell). He is a frequent speaker on cyber security and risk management strategies worldwide and regularly provides commentary and byline articles for media outlets, covering topics such as data breaches, incident response best practices, and cyber security strategies.

Other Panelists:
  • Brian Alexander, Sales Director, Americas for Cloud and Automation, BMC
  • John Checco, Senior Information Security Advisor, Bank of America
  • Thomas Doughty, VP-Chief Information Security Officer, Prudential Financial
  • George Grzyb, Nexum
  • Charles Kaplan, Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Riverbed Technology

WHAT:              
WSTA Emerging Cybersecurity Technologies Panel Discussion
http://www.wsta.org/events/event/critical-and-emerging-technologies-2/#agenda
 
WHEN:              
Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM EST
 
WHERE:            
The Yale Club of New York City
50 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, NY 10017
 
About WSTA
The Wall Street Technology Association (WSTA®) provides financial industry technology professionals, vendors, service providers, and consultants with forums to learn from and connect with each other. The WSTA facilitates seminars and networking events where members meet and exchange ideas and best practices that assist them in effectively capitalizing on technology advances and dealing with financial industry business challenges. Founded in 1967, the WSTA is a not-for-profit association with a long history of evolving to meet the needs of its members. Follow the conversation on Twitter @WSTAORG and use #WSTATech.





About RiskSense RiskSense®, Inc., is the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management. The company enables enterprises and governments to reveal cyber risk, quickly orchestrate remediation, and monitor the results. This is done by unifying and contextualizing internal security intelligence, external threat data, and business criticality across a growing attack surface.

The company’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Platform transforms cyber risk management into a more pro-active, collaborative, and real-time discipline. The RiskSense Platform embodies the expertise and intimate knowledge gained from real world experience in defending critical networks from the world’s most dangerous cyber adversaries. As part of a team that collaborated with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Intelligence Community, RiskSense founders developed Computational Analysis of Cyber Terrorism against the U.S. (CACTUS), Support Vectors Intrusion Detection, Behavior Risk Analysis of Vicious Executables (BRAVE), and the Strike Team Program.

By leveraging RiskSense cyber risk management solutions, organizations can significantly shorten time-to-remediation, increase operational efficiency, strengthen their security programs, improve cyber hygiene, heighten response readiness, reduce costs, and ultimately minimize cyber risks. For more information, please visit www.risksense.com or follow us on Twitter at @RiskSense.



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