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Diving Into the Evil Internet: Vulnerability Prioritization Through the Eyes of Hackers


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Tuesday, July 28, 2020
11am EDT
It’s a fact: software development teams are constantly bombarded with an increasingly high number of security alerts. Since fixing all vulnerabilities is unrealistic, it’s imperative that teams find a method to zero in on the security vulnerabilities that matter. The key: prioritization.
But, there’s a big question: Which is the best way to prioritize? There are certainly multiple ways teams can determine what to remediate first, but which are the best practices? And how does this correlate with the hacker community’s choices?

We’ve looked at the data - and it’s certainly not what you think. Join David Habusha, VP Product at WhiteSource & Paulo Shakarian, CEO at CYR3CON, as they discuss:
  • The top 5 most common ways organizations prioritize security vulnerabilities
  • How each approach correlates with the perspective of the hacker community
  • The 2 best vulnerability prioritization approaches
David Habusha
VP Product - WhiteSource
Product Management executive with extensive background in taking new ideas to market. Over the last 20 years, David held senior positions in Product Management and R&D management. David led product management teams for more than 10 years in large ISVs (Symantec, Veritas, Precise and OpTier) and startups, taking products from concept to market leaders.  
Paulo Shakarian, Ph.D.
CEO and Co-Founder - Cyber Reconnaissance, Inc.
Paulo Shakarian, Ph.D. is a Co-Founder of Cyber Reconnaissance, Inc., (CYR3CON) which specializes in combining artificial intelligence with information mined from malicious hacker communities to avoid cyberattacks.  He has written numerous articles in scientific journals and has authored several books, including Elsevier’s Introduction to Cyber-Warfare and Cambridge’s Darkweb Cyber Threat Intelligence Mining. 
Shakarian was named a “KDD Rising Star,” received the Air Force Young Investigator award, received multiple “best paper” awards and has been featured in major news media outlets such as CNN and The Economist.  He currently holds a tenured faculty position at Arizona State University and previously held a faculty position at West Point.  Earlier in his career, Paulo was an officer in the U.S. Army where he served two combat tours in Iraq, earning a Bronze Star and the Army Commendation Medal for Valor.  During his military career, Paulo also served as a DARPA Fellow and as an advisor to IARPA.  He holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in computer science from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a B.S. in computer science from West Point (with a Depth of Study in Information Assurance).

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