Google & University of Maryland Cybersecurity Seminar Series

Posted by Rob Riggins

If you’re interested in cybersecurity, check out the Google & University of Maryland Cybersecurity Seminar Series, organized by the Maryland Cybersecurity Center.

The series features speakers from government, industry and academia, presenting on topics related to cybersecurity, including technology, policy and economics. The seminars are open to the general public.

The next event is “Parsing the Cyber War Battlefield,” presented by Marcus Ranum, Chief Security Officer of Tenable Network Security. March 8, 2012, at 5.30pm in the Computer Science Instruction Center, Lecture Hall 115. Register here.

More on Marcus Ranum:

Marcus Ranum

Marcus Ranum is a world-renowned expert on security system design and implementation. Ranum is a pioneer in security technology who was one of the early innovators in firewall, VPN and intrusion detection systems. Since the late 1980s, he has designed a number of groundbreaking security products including the DEC SEAL, the TIS firewall toolkit, the Gauntlet firewall and NFR’s Network Flight Recorder intrusion detection system. He has been involved in every level of operations of a security product business, from developer, to founder and CEO of NFR. In SC Magazine’s 20th Anniversary Edition, Mr. Ranum was named as one of the top industry pioneers over the last 20 years.

Since joining Tenable Network Security in 2004, Mr. Ranum has been Chief Security Officer at Tenable, maker of the world renowned Nessus Vulnerability Scanner and Unified Security Monitoring enterprise solution. At Tenable, Mr. Ranum is responsible for research in logging tools, product training and product/best practice evangelism. In addition, Marcus is instrumental in the design of Tenable’s Unified Security Monitoring enterprise solution. Prior to Tenable, Mr. Ranum had served as a consultant to many FORTUNE 500 firms and national governments, as well as serving as a guest lecturer and instructor at numerous high-tech conferences.


This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 8:31 am

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