The digital age has brought about unparalleled convenience, connectivity, and opportunities. Yet, it also presents complex challenges in the realm of identity management and cybersecurity. Traditional perimeter-based security models are increasingly obsolete in today’s hybrid digital environments. The rise of cloud services, IoT devices, and mobile workforces necessitates a fresh approach to identity protection and management.
The evolving landscape has seen a shift towards identity-centric security frameworks, where understanding “who” is accessing “what” becomes central. With data breaches becoming more sophisticated and targeted, the importance of ensuring the right people have the right access to the right resources has never been more pronounced.
In this session, we will delve deep into the intricate world of identity protection and management:
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Empower your organization with the knowledge and tools to navigate the complex world of digital identity in today’s rapidly evolving cyber landscape.
Derek A. Smith
Founder, National Cybersecurity Education Center
Derek A. Smith is an expert at cybersecurity, cyber forensics, healthcare IT, SCADA security, physical security, investigations, organizational leadership and training. He is currently an IT Supervisor at the Internal Revenue Service. He is also owner of The Intercessors Investigative and Training Group (www.theintercessorgroup.com). Formerly, Derek worked for several IT companies including Computer Sciences Corporation and Booz Allen Hamilton. Derek spent 18 years as a special agent for various government agencies and the military. He is also a cyber security professor at the University of Maryland, University College and Virginia University of Science and Technology and has taught for over 25 years. Derek is retired from the US Army and also served in the US Navy, and Air Force for a total of 24 years. He is completing his Doctorate Degree in Organizational Leadership and has completed an MBA, MS in IT Information Assurance, Masters in IT Project Management, and a BS in Education. Derek has written several books including Cybersense: The Leaders Guide to Protecting Critical Information, and its companion workbook, and he has contributed to several other books as an author and technical adviser.