5 Great Education Sessions at GSX 2023
- By Brent Dirks
- Sep 06, 2023
The calendar has flipped to September, and that means it is almost time for GSX 2023. One of the top draws, along with a huge exhibition hall with great vendors, is a robust education series.
You can see everything being offered in Dallas here. But we’re highlighting five great sessions covering a wide variety of topics and where they are located.
Monday, September 11, 10-11 a.m., C141/C143/C149. 10 Minutes to Live: Active Shooter Survival Training. This presentation, you will learn simple tools to use if you ever find yourself in an active shooter scenario. You will learn how to prepare using a security mindset, fight through fear with a survival midgets set to evaluate the situation and react appropriately.
Monday, September 11, 2-3 p.m., C155. Protecting your Facility or Venue from the Threat of a Terrorist Bombing Attack. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) leads the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts to implement national counter-improvised explosive device (C-IED) policy and enhance the nation’s ability to prevent, protect against, respond to, and mitigate the use of explosives against critical infrastructure—the private sector and federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial entities. OBP will discuss how how you can prevent bombing attacks while increasing overall security.
Monday, September 11, 3:15-4:15 p.m, D161. Digital Nomads—Securing Today's Mobile Worker. With the pandemic, more employees are enjoying remote work. But that’s left corporate security to catch up with the changing times. This session will explore why remote work has grown and become and permanent part of life. It will also explain the security challenges from digital nomads and how companies can adopt a Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM) for remote workers.
Tuesday, September 12, 10:30-11:30 a.m., C156. Insider Threat & Behavioral Analytics for Cyber & Physical Security. Behavioral analytics can be used for a number of tasks including analyzing data sets to identify anomies that may represent risks to workplace physical and cybersecurity. A pair of experts will explain behavioral analytics in more detail and outline use cases, real-life case studies, and more.
Wednesday, September 13, 8:30-9:30 a.m., C144/C145. Preparing for the Next Era of Ransomware. Ransomware continues to be an escalating problems for businesses, governments, and even critical infrastructure. In this session, you’ll hear the results of a new research paper that explore ransomware in cybercrime and what would trigger changes in those business models.
See you in Dallas!
Brent Dirks is senior e-news/Web editor for Security Products and Network-Centric Security magazines.