Security, Fast Focus

TMT05 Fast Focus: Cyber Security Awareness for the C-Suite


1:30pm - 1:50pm

Level: Introductory

John O'Neill, Sr.

Chief Technologist

AWS Solutions

Cyber criminals aim squarely for the C-suite. Executives are prime targets for attackers. Successful attacks provide straight line access to an organization's systems, data, and stakeholders. Protecting the C-suite from modern cyber risk requires IT Pros to move like a champion prize fighter. "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee." This session immerses attendees in the answers to two critical questions; "why" executives are such valuable targets for cyber criminals and "how" to protect them and the organization from exploitation.

You will learn:

  • Why the C-Suite is like candy for cyber criminals
  • How executives are held accountable for cyber risk
  • What to do when the top is targeted