So you've heard about the Security BSides St John's 2011 event and wonder if you'll sign up to attend? Well if you do you'll be able to take in a variety of information security talks from leaders in the field, while having the opportunity to meet other information security practitioners, and researchers. In this week's 'Reasons to attend Security BSides St John's 2011' I'm highlighting Travis Barlow's talk entitled "Chasing Turkeys":
Travis Barlow, Director of Consulting Services – Atlantic Region, eSentire
During this talk Mr. Barlow will explain how items (i.e. tools, software, etc.) never considered a risk by infrastructure managers, systems administrators, and yes even IT Security Pros can be leveraged by attackers to not only exploit key weaknesses in systems but to exfiltrate data from within an organization.