Karl Ots, Head of Cloud Security | EPAM ; Aviv Srour, Head of Cyber Innovation | EPAM
About this talk
The need for structured IR readiness process that addresses both on-premises and cloud environments is clearer than ever before. In this session, an incident responder and cloud security architect will share their personal experiences in defending against nation-state attacks.
Through real-life case studies, they will cover best practices for Incident Response methodology and tools that stand the test of nation-state attacks. They will then present how this battle-tested but traditional approach to IR is challenged with the introduction of cloud computing. Finally, they are introducing a a battle-proven framework to enhance your IR capabilities in the cloud.
About the speakers:
Karl Ots is a cloud and cybersecurity expert, as well as international speaker and trainer, with a broad range of deep Azure expertise. He believes that secure cloud technologies are the key to successful digital transformation. He applies his passion as Head of Cloud Security at EPAM Systems. Karl has been working with Microsoft Azure since 2011 in a variety of forums ranging from large projects to speaking at largest tech conferences, such as Microsoft Ignite. Karl is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He is the author of Azure Security Handbook.
Aviv Srour has more than a decade of Cyber Security experience. He specializes in defensive security, Incident Response (IR) and organizational information security. Currently he holds the position of Head of Cyber Innovation at EPAM.
Aviv has handled hundreds of security incidents, starting back at his days at Israeli Air Force where he led the CIRT team. His hands-on experience with complex security incidents helps him develop an unique view on what is needed from IR readiness processes and how to significantly reduce detection and remediation time.