Symantec Gov Symposium

Track E

GDPR – The New Norm?
Salon K
The first ever world-wide data protection law, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), has left many businesses and executives questioning how to prepare for, and comply with GDPR. GDPR forces impacted organizations to assess both Security Risks AND Privacy Risks. As such organizations need the ability to conduct both types of assessments and mitigate potential risks. Join this session to learn how Cybersecurity solutions impact GDPR Security Risks and how the pending NIST Privacy Framework could impact GDPR Privacy Risks.


Senior Strategist
Global Government Affairs
Senior Privacy Policy Advisor
Information Technology Lab
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Ransomware – Prevent, Protect, Prevail
Salon K
After WannaCry and Petya took the world by storm in May of 2017, defending critical assets from ransomware has become significantly important for enterprises. How can organizations identify and eliminate vulnerabilities to ransomware? What precautions can be put in place to avoid an attack? What guidelines can be put in place to ensure continued protection in the long-term? Join this session to do a deep dive into the current threat landscape and the state of ransomware, what tactics, techniques & procedures criminals are using, and strategies to help protect your organization from ransomware through information sharing and technologies, including behavior monitoring, machine learning and intrusion prevention.


The Global Resilience Federation
Director, Product Management for Security Response
Chief Information Security Officer
Texas A&M University